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Defence minister Rajnath Singh. (PTI file)

Most holistic NEP 2020 corresponds to needs of changing India: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2020 03:14 PM IST
The NEP has been designed in such a way that improves the learning process of the students in new India, Singh said.
President Ram Nath Kovind(PTI)
President Ram Nath Kovind(PTI)

Make J-K hub of knowledge, innovation by implementing NEP in letter and spirit: President Kovind

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2020 02:15 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind said Jammu and Kashmir is a reservoir of extremely intelligent, talented and innovative children and the implementation of the new education policy will produce students with ignited minds.
President Ram Nath Kovind (PTI file)
President Ram Nath Kovind (PTI file)

Education minister Pokhriyal invites President Kovind for NEP virtual program on September 19

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 07:51 PM IST
“Paid courtesy visit to His Excellency President Ram Nath Kovind Ji and thanked him for his guidance in the ‘Governor’s Conference’ and ‘National Teacher Award 2020’,” Nishank tweeted.
PM Modi had delivered the inaugural address at the ‘Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under NEP-2020’ on August 7.(ANI)
PM Modi had delivered the inaugural address at the ‘Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under NEP-2020’ on August 7.(ANI)

PM Modi to address conclave on school education under National Education Policy-2020 on Friday

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 06:59 AM IST
The Ministry of Education is organising the two-day conclave, which started on Thursday, as a part of the “Shiksha Parv”, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a statement.
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Can New Education Policy boost tech adoption?

By Vipul Sobti
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2020 11:00 AM IST
The new education policy emphasises on an experiential, integrated, student-focused, collaboration-based and analysis- driven pedagogy, aiming at holistic development of the child.
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Law should be made for spending 6% of GDP on education: Sisodia

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2020 08:48 AM IST
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said a law should be made for spending six per cent of GDP to education.
Union Education Minister, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank(ANI)
Union Education Minister, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank(ANI)

Hope new education policy will recapture India’s past glory as a centre of learning: Minister

Bubaneswar | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON AUG 30, 2020 08:48 AM IST
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Saturday expressed hope that the new education policy will help India recapture its past glory as a centre of learning.
These schools will be equipped with all advanced technology including e-books, interactive boards, projectors, skill centres, art classes and other advanced infrastructure in one year. (HT Photo)
These schools will be equipped with all advanced technology including e-books, interactive boards, projectors, skill centres, art classes and other advanced infrastructure in one year. (HT Photo)

10,000 ‘Rise Schools’ in MP to be equipped with e-books, skill centres

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Shruti Tomar
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 09:32 PM IST
The school education department has a target of upgrading 30,000 schools as Rise Schools in the next three years.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

One education policy for all states not viable, says expert

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 16, 2020 06:14 PM IST
The committee member, who did not wish to be named, also said that a “voluminous report” has been prepared, after carefully considering all aspects of the policy, and it will be submitted to the state government in a couple of days.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu(HT File)
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu(HT File)

NEP’s nutritious breakfast idea for school children a welcome step: Vice-President

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2020 03:22 PM IST
The recently announced education policy has a provision to provide a nutritious breakfast to school children, the Vice President said inaugurating a virtual consultation ‘Science for Resilient Food, Nutrition and Livelihoods: contemporary challenges’ organised by the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation here.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at a conclave on higher education via video conferencing in New Delhi on Friday.(PTI PHOTO.)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at a conclave on higher education via video conferencing in New Delhi on Friday.(PTI PHOTO.)

‘No allegation of any bias in NEP’: PM Modi on teaching in students’ mother tongue

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2020 03:02 PM IST
The NEP will prepare the foundation of 21st century India, the PM said adding areas like skills had been given special focus.
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat addressing at Officers Training Academy(ANI)
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat addressing at Officers Training Academy(ANI)

NEP 2020 to help armed forces identify youth for soldiering from rural areas: CDS Gen Bipin Rawat

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2020 10:33 AM IST
Observing that the recently announced National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 would transform the process of learning in the country, Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat on Saturday said it will help armed forces to identify youth from rural areas for soldiering.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses students at the Smart India Hackathon 2020 grand finale, through video conferencing, in New Delhi(Twitter)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses students at the Smart India Hackathon 2020 grand finale, through video conferencing, in New Delhi(Twitter)

New education policy aims at changing ‘intent’ and ‘content’ of education system: PM Modi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2020 08:29 AM IST
Addressing the finale of the Smart India Hackathon, he said the National Education Policy-2020 facilitates inter-disciplinary study which will ensure that the focus is on what the students want to learn.
The cabinet on Tuesday approved National Education Policy 2020 bringing major reforms in higher education, including a target of 50 per cent Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) by 2035 and provision for multiple entry and exits. (PTI photo)
The cabinet on Tuesday approved National Education Policy 2020 bringing major reforms in higher education, including a target of 50 per cent Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) by 2035 and provision for multiple entry and exits. (PTI photo)

‘BJP reducing Parliament to…’: TMC after new education policy announcement

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 04:28 PM IST
Trinamool’s Mahua Moitra questioned the tearing hurry behind the policy move when the monsoon session was just weeks away.
Union Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank(ANI)
Union Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank(ANI)

New education policy to meet vision of Mahamana: HRD Minister

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2020 10:26 PM IST
Union human resource development minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said that as per the vision of Mahamana Pt Madan Mohan Malviya, new education policy will be based on Vedic knowledge-science. It will come true to the expectations of Mahamana.
HT Image
HT Image

No teacher transfer policy in Chandigarh this year too

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2020 12:34 AM IST
Chandigarh education department scored zero in MHRD’s ranking for two years in a row, as it failed to come up with a teacher transfer policy
New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, flanked by her deputy Anurag Thakur (to her right) and a team of officials, shows a folder containing the Union Budget documents, as she poses for lensmen on her arrival at Parliament in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020.(PTI)
New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, flanked by her deputy Anurag Thakur (to her right) and a team of officials, shows a folder containing the Union Budget documents, as she poses for lensmen on her arrival at Parliament in New Delhi, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020.(PTI)

IND- SAT exam to provide scholarship to Asian, African students to study in India

New Delhi | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2020 12:39 PM IST
“IND-SAT exam will be held for Asian and African students for scholarships to ‘Study in India’,” said Sitharaman during the presentation of the Budget.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her Budget speech, said that the government will announce a new education policy soon.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her Budget speech, said that the government will announce a new education policy soon.

New education policy soon, Rs 99,300 crore allocated for sector in Budget 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 12:22 PM IST
Maharashtra School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad.(twitter/@VarshaEGaikwad)
Maharashtra School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad.(twitter/@VarshaEGaikwad)

Maharashtra government to set up think-tank to improve quality of education

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2020 11:47 AM IST
The think-tank will include professionals from various sectors, elected representatives, education experts, teachers, parents, retired bureaucrats who have been involved in formulating education policies, NGOs and media covering the education beat.
Research has shown that inadequate access to developmentally appropriate inputs and environment during the “early years” not only affects children’s ability to cope with school but can also have lifelong implications(Getty Images)
Research has shown that inadequate access to developmentally appropriate inputs and environment during the “early years” not only affects children’s ability to cope with school but can also have lifelong implications(Getty Images)

The importance of learning in the early years

By Wilima Wadhwa
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 08:16 PM IST
If children enter school without requisite competencies, learning gaps develop early and grow over time
Some members of the staff opened the room of the VC and the governor Jagdeep Dhankhar took his seat before taking a tour of the library.(HT PHOTO.)
Some members of the staff opened the room of the VC and the governor Jagdeep Dhankhar took his seat before taking a tour of the library.(HT PHOTO.)

On maiden visit to CU, no senior staff present to receive Bengal guv Dhankhar

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 01:40 AM IST
The incident sent ripples in CU and political circles since a governor of the state is also the chancellor of all universities (except Visva Bharati in Shantiniketan) by default. Wednesday’s incident is unprecedented, CU professors said.
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal.(HT file)
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal.(HT file)

New national education policy will be in public domain very soon, says HRD ministry

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2019 02:00 PM IST
Union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal appealed to the students to pledge for saving a litre of water everyday and encourage their near and dears ones also to do so.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath.(HT file)
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath.(HT file)

MP government spends over Rs 60 lakh in sending delegation to Korea to replicate good education policy

Bhopal | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2019 01:19 PM IST
The state government has decided to train around 200 officers and principals on ways to improve their efficiency and capacity during 2019-20 at Korea Development Institute, Seoul.
Former ISRO Chief K Kasturirangan.(HT file)
Former ISRO Chief K Kasturirangan.(HT file)

New Education Policy likely to be placed before Cabinet next month, says former ISRO Chairman

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2019 10:02 AM IST
The existing NEP was framed in 1986 and revised in 1992. A new education policy was part of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s manifesto ahead of the 2014 general election.
Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports (independent charge) Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said the CBSE was preparing a system to ensure sports becomes a substantial part of education to determine the achievement of a student.(Vipin Kumar/file)
Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports (independent charge) Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said the CBSE was preparing a system to ensure sports becomes a substantial part of education to determine the achievement of a student.(Vipin Kumar/file)

Sports to be made part of CBSE system, says minister Kiren Rijiju

Chennai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2019 12:02 PM IST
Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports (independent charge) Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said the CBSE was preparing a system to ensure sports becomes a substantial part of education to determine the achievement of a student.
According to NCERT Director Hrushikesh Senapaty, the council is going to announce a committee by the end of this month which will revisit the NCF to bring it on lines of the NEP.(HT file)
According to NCERT Director Hrushikesh Senapaty, the council is going to announce a committee by the end of this month which will revisit the NCF to bring it on lines of the NEP.(HT file)

NCERT to revise 14-year-old curriculum framework

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 05:56 PM IST
NCERT is planning to review the 14-year-old National Curriculum Framework (NCF) in accordance with new national education policy and set up a committee for the purpose.
The draft national education policy had proposed setting up of a Rashtriya Shiksha Aayog.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
The draft national education policy had proposed setting up of a Rashtriya Shiksha Aayog.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

Government may drop plan to set up PM-led national education commission

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prashant K Nanda
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 10:21 AM IST
During a meeting with the human resource development ministry, education ministers from several states opposed the idea, saying it will centralize power with the Centre and it runs against the federal character of the country, according to the official records of the meeting, a copy of which Mint has reviewed.
Representative
Representative

Niti Aayog’s School Education Quality Index: Rank wise list of states and UTs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nandini
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 02:37 PM IST
Niti Aayog has released a school education quality index. Kerala has topped the list of large states while Manipur has topped the list of small states. Chandigarh has bagged the first rank among the seven union territories. Check rank- wise list here.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu(PTI)
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu(PTI)

Education should be affordable, meet challenges of 21st century: Vice President

Bengaluru | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 10:15 AM IST
Inaugurating the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of BHS Higher Education Society, here, he called for revamping the education system to prepare students to effectively face the challenges of the 21st century.
The book was launched at the India International Centre (IIC) and was followed by a panel discussion by eminent educationists including the editors of the book.(SOURCED PHOTO.)
The book was launched at the India International Centre (IIC) and was followed by a panel discussion by eminent educationists including the editors of the book.(SOURCED PHOTO.)

New book traces evolution of education in India, delves into problem of inequality

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2019 09:01 PM IST
Published by Aakar Books, ‘Visions of Education in India’ is divided into five parts and has contributions from 15 domain experts, leading academics, including the editors themselves.
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