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Higher Education and National Education Policy 2020

On July 29th the Union Cabinet approved the National Education Policy 2020. It has not been presented in Parliament. To become an Act it needs the approval of the Parliament. The Minister of Education said that the NEP has been drawn up after extensive nationwide consultation. This policy is sweeping in its vision and seeks to address the entire gamut of education. It acknowledges that there is need for mobility, flexibility, alternate pathways to learning, and self-actualisation.

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The author is the Executive Director of St. Joseph’s Institute of Management, St. Joseph’s College, Trichy.