Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday stated the brand new National Education Policy is futuristic and as per world requirements, and geared toward fulfilling Dr S Radhakrishnan’s imaginative and prescient of training that empowers a scholar to take part in national improvement.
“India takes pride in being the mother of democracy as it’s values are embodied in our social life,” Modi stated addressing the Association of Indian Universities’ 95th annual meet and a national seminar of vice-chancellors through video convention.
The Centre unveiled the brand new National Education Policy (NEP) final 12 months.
“The National Education Policy is futuristic and as per world parameters,” Modi stated.
Every scholar has sure capabilities. These capabilities pose three questions earlier than the scholar and the trainer, he stated.
“First, what they can do? Second, what is their potential if they are properly taught? And third, what they want to do?” Modi stated.
The reply to the primary query is the interior power of scholars, he stated.
“But, if institutional strength is added to that inner strength, their development will get expanded and they will be able to do what they want to do,” the prime minister stated.
He stated the NEP is geared toward fulfilling the imaginative and prescient of Dr S Radhakrishnan (India’s second President and academician) of training that frees and empowers a scholar to take part in nationwide improvement.
“Education management should be undertaken keeping the whole world as a unit, but also focusing on the Indian character of education,” he stated.
Modi stated the position of expert youth is constantly growing as India walks the trail of ‘aatmanirbharta’ (self- reliance).
India is being seemed upon as the long run centre of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, large information, 3D printing, digital actuality and robotics, cellular expertise, geo-informatics, sensible healthcare and defence sector, he stated.
“To meet the requirement of various skills, Indian institutes of skills are being set up in three big cities of the country. In Mumbai, the first batch of the Indian Institute of Skills has already started,” Modi stated.
He additionally requested universities to be multi-disciplinary.
“We want all universities to be multi-disciplinary and provide flexibility to students, like an easy entry and exit from courses and creation of an academic bank for easy completion of courses,” he stated.
For this, each college must collaborate, he added.
“Babasaheb Ambedkar has given a strong foundation for us to take forward all our democratic values after independence,” Modi stated, on the event of the beginning anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar.
He stated Dr Ambedkar thought-about information, self-respect and politeness as his three revered deities.
“Self-respect comes with knowledge and makes a person aware of his or her rights. Through equal rights, social harmony emerges and the country progresses. Our education system and universities have this responsibility to carry the country forward on the path shown by Babasaheb,” Modi stated.
The city-based Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University hosted the occasion.
Modi additionally launched 4 books primarily based on Dr Ambedkar’s life, written by writer Kishor Makwana.
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Vijay Rupani additionally participated within the occasion.