New Delhi: The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi will make a virtual address on the occasion that marks the completion of one year of reforms under the National Education Policy (NEP).
New appointed Minister of Education and Minister of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan, said that the Prime Minister will also launch multiple initiatives in the education sector on the occasion.
Today, on the completion of 1 year of transformative reforms under the NEP, PM @narendramodi ji will launch multiple initiatives that will prove to be a significant milestone in realising several goals envisaged under the New Education Policy and guide us through his address.
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) July 29, 2021
Earlier, the PMO issued a statement, which said, “The Prime Minister will launch the Academic Bank of Credit that will provide multiple entries and exit options to the students in higher education; first-year engineering programmes in regional languages and guidelines for internationalisation of higher education will also be launched”.
According to an IANS report, the initiatives to be launched also include Vidya Pravesh, a three-month play-based school preparation module for Grade 1 students; Indian sign language as a subject at the secondary level; NISHTHA 2.0, an integrated programme for teacher training designed by NCERT; SAFAL (Structured Assessment For Analyzing Learning Levels), a competency-based assessment framework for Grades 3, 5 and 8 in CBSE schools; and a website dedicated to Artificial Intelligence.
The National Digital Education Architecture (NDEAR) and the National Education Technology Forum (NETF) will be also launched during the event.
“These initiatives will mark a significant step towards the realisation of the goals of NEP 2020 and will make the education sector more vibrant and accessible,” the PMO said.
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