Higher Education Secy says implementation of NEP focuses on curriculum, competent faculty, and technology

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New Delhi: The National Education Policy (NEP) is being implemented with the emphasis on three pillars, according to K Sanjay Murthy, Secretary of Higher Education, while the three-day Akhil Bhartiya Shiksha Samagam continues in Varanasi. First, a curriculum that meets industry standards; secondly, a qualified faculty to deliver the material; and third, the use of technology to reduce delivery costs.

Speaking at the event in Varanasi on Friday, the higher education minister said the second of his three-day program was intense deliberations on future education in the country. The intensive practice of consultations with more than 300 state universities, 300 central universities and private universities was consulted on the various aspects of the implementation of NEP.

“We have the consensus of all state governments on the implementation of the 16-point agenda plan of action. Now, this 16-point agenda plan of action is one of the foundations of the actions we have proposed to discuss in these three Day event All participants in this conference will benefit from the best practices that take place all over the country, ”said Murthy.

The Education Secretary further said that this Akhil Bhartiya Shiksha Samagam provides an opportunity to communicate with each other to see how NEP can be adopted and implemented at the least cost.

“We feel that this intense discussion that will emerge from these three days of discussion will motivate, excite the universities and also allow them to make a better plan of action for implementation of the NEP,” he added.
“I am sure participants will benefit immensely from Akhil Bhartiya Shiksha Samagam,” he said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Akhil Bhartiya Shiksha Samagam on Thursday on the implementation of the national education policy in Varanasi, a press release by the prime minister’s office said.
The Prime Minister said during the speech that ‘our education system and young generation bear a large part of it in realizing the promises of the’ Amrit Kaal ‘, the statement added.

The Ministry of Education organized Shiksha Samagam from 7 July to 9 July. It will provide a platform for leading academics, policy makers and academic leaders to discuss and share their experiences and discuss the roadmap for effective implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.

In the three-day Shiksha Samagam, panel discussions on nine themes will be held. These themes are Multidisciplinary and Holistic Education; Skills development and employability; Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Capacity building of quality education teachers; Quality, ranking and accreditation; Digital empowerment and online education; Fair and inclusive education; Indian knowledge system; and Internationalization of Higher Education.

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