Union home and cooperation minister, Amit Shah, said on Tuesday that the regional languages will play a crucial role in the revolution which has been taking place in the education system guided by National Education Policy 2020.
He inaugurated the Nrupatunga University in Bengaluru where he said that the Narendra Modi led government vowed to realise the dream of making India a knowledge-based superpower. The union government has granted Rs. 55 Crore for Nrupatunga University.
Shah said that the union government aspires to inculcate the culture of patriotism among students during the celebration of 75 years of independence (Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav).
“In the last eight years 410 higher education institutions including 6 central universities, 7 IIMs, 15 AIIMS, have been established in the country. The North East region which was earlier neglected has also been given prominence in all developmental works including education and Sindhu Central University has been established in Ladakh,” he mentioned.
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavarja Bommai stated that the government is emphasizing on three ‘e’s- education, employment, and empowerment. He also said a new employment policy has been framed with stress on promoting self-employment and entrepreneurship.
Dr CN Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Higher Education, said that human resource is the greatest asset of the country and the bottom-to-top approach of NEP will pave the way to convert future citizens into productive.
Narendra Modi had mentioned about the New Education Policy even before he became prime minister and introduced it after he took the helm of affairs. This will make students industry-ready by enabling them to acquire relevant skills, he opined.
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