NEP Will Help Create Jobs, Entrepreneurs, Says Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Tuesday said the NEP will facilitate creating of jobs and entrepreneurs and help the country’s education system meet the global standards. The New Education Policy 2020 will benefit students, he said addressing the 22nd convocation of IIT Guwahati through a video conference.
“There was no change in the education policy for almost the last three decades. Everyone has welcomed it and the new policy has received an overwhelming response from all segments of the society. Before finalising, we had consulted teachers, students, parents and other sections,” Union education minister said.
The NEP will help “the Indian education system align with the global standards” in the coming years, he said. “As former President APJ Abdul Kalam had stated during an IIT-Guwahati convocation programme here that education should create jobs and entrepreneurs, the