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The NEP is set to include more online and e-learning options at both school and college levels to make it more technology-oriented.
Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas also suggests changes to National Education Policy for a post-pandemic world, calls for India to become 'powerful exporter'.
According to HRD ministry data, nearly 10,000 students have committed suicide between 2016 and 2018 every year, with the highest number registered in Maharashtra.
HRD Secretary Amit Khare says final draft of NEP will be sent for Cabinet approval in mid-February. After Cabinet approval, the policy will be made public.
The draft NEP 2019 had a section titled ‘Towards a More Liberal Education’. The latest version has replaced the word ‘liberal’ with ‘holistic’.
Delhi University’s BTech Humanities programme tells a story about regulatory bodies’ restrictive hold on India’s higher education system.
The changes are part of the New Education Policy, which has been prepared by the HRD ministry and will go for Cabinet approval soon.
Concerns over PM leading proposed National Education Commission and lessons in charity are among other suggestions received by HRD ministry.
The draft NEP doesn’t even mention students with intellectual disabilities, let alone create a framework for their education.
The issue was discussed at the Central Advisory Board of Education meeting with Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' and education ministers from 26 states.