New Education Policy to Strengthen the Nation, Says HRD Minister


    The New Education policy has been put through much scrutiny and is designed to strengthen the academics so as to influence the world through India’s age-old value system, said Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Monday. The Minister was delivering a speech on ‘A New Education Policy for a New India’ in a private University.

    This is the first time in three decades a new policy is being established, and it will be based on India’s ethics and values system focused on strengthening the country while making life beautiful, said the Minister. When the new policy was put before the public domain for consultation, it received intense consultation, and the Minister mentioned that it was the biggest consultation ever received.

    Speaking about the Make in India, Digital India, Skill India and Start-up India campaigns undertaken by the Government, said these initiatives are great opportunities for the youngsters, and it will take the country to the top of the world. 

    Highlights of the New Policy

    • Quality early childhood education will be made available for children of the age of 3-6 by 2025.

    • Every student in Grade 5 and beyond will achieve foundational literacy and numeracy by 2025.

    • An integrated and flexible school curriculum will be set up.

      • No hierarchy of subjects, no hard separation of areas, and integration of vocational and academic streams will be the focus points of the new curriculum.

    • 100 % Gross Enrollment from Pre-school to Secondary levels by 2030.

    • A robust method will be set up for recruiting teachers, once selected, they will undergo rigorous preparations.

    • The National Research Organization will fasten and modify the research and innovative programs in the country.


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