Students are the main actors of NEP 2020: Union Minister of Education



The Union Education Minister said at the inauguration of the Northeast Education Conclave that Assam will be a mother tongue-based education laboratory.

Northeast Education Conclave 2021 (Source: official Twitter account / @ dharmendrapradhan

NEW DELHI: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today addressed the inaugural session of the 2021 Northeast Education Conclave with Chief Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma on Minister of Education of Assam Ranoj Pegu and other officials in Guwahati.

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During the event, they discussed in detail the measures and initiatives taken to implement the National Education Policy (PNE) 2020.

“With the Hon. CM Assam himantabiswa, Minister of Education of Assam ranojpeguassam, Honorable Ministers of NER States, senior officials of Deptt. Education, the government of Assam has inaugurated the 2021 Northeastern Education Conclave in Guwahati, ”Dharmendra Pradhan said in a tweet.

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Calling on the student stakeholders of NEP 2020, he tweeted: “Students are the main actors in national education policy, 2020. NEP focuses on developing the desired learning skills from pre-primary, in equipping students with 21st century knowledge and skills and preparing our youth to become global citizens.

Regarding the policy, he said that “The NEP is a unifying factor in stimulating Indian knowledge systems, regional languages, art and culture and in celebrating our diversity and our strengths as a civilization”.

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Pradhan said Assam is going to be a mother tongue-based teaching laboratory in the country. “The diversity of languages ​​cannot be better observed than in our northeastern region with around 180 languages ​​spoken by the tribes residing here. The NEP amplified the potential of language in education.

The Minister of Education further said he was pleased that Sarma had prioritized key areas, such as education and health, and significantly increased the share of public spending (6% of GDP) devoted to education. ‘education.

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“Guided by the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, we are charting a roadmap for the creation of special education zones in order to achieve educational equity in the country. Guwahati’s immense potential can be harnessed to make it an educational hub for the northeast and the country, ”Dharmendra Pradhan added.

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