Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicNEP 2020

Topic: NEP 2020

SAFAL for CBSE students, Vidya Pravesh for preschoolers: Modi launches schemes on 1 yr of NEP

In a virtual address Thursday, PM Modi called NEP a 'monumental step' in education and announced several schemes under the policy.

SubscriberWrites: National Education Policy visionary on paper, but ignores basic needs of the sector

Raunak Bardia compares the NEP to the 1992 National Policy on Education and notes that both policies have vague goals with no action plan.

44% engineering students want to be taught in mother tongue, Tamil tops list: AICTE survey

Survey of over 83,000 engineering students also finds that students tend to prefer instruction in their mother tongue as they advance in their course. 

Less work, fewer hirings — what DU teachers fear will happen when 4-year UG programme returns

Delhi University teachers say that while FYUP is student-friendly given the multiple exit options, it ignores staff welfare. They also said its implementation was being rushed.

Modi govt’s HEC can’t just be UGC with new label. Engineering still needs its own regulator

The Modi govt plans to merge higher education regulators into one body called Higher Education Commission, but medicine and law institutes have been left out.

4-year undergraduate programme could return to DU in 2021-22 session

A committee set up to implement the National Education Policy at DU is 'actively discussing' reintroduction of FYUP from academic year 2021-22.

CBSE ‘improvement exam’ for Class 10, 12 board students a permanent feature from this year

As part of new National Education Policy 2020, the education ministry is bringing a series of reforms, including two difficulty levels of question papers for English & Sanskrit.

Does NEP seek to end reservations for SC, ST, OBC & the disabled — Sitaram Yechury asks Modi

The CPI(M) leader alleged that various elements of the NEP were being rolled out in an ad-hoc 'piecemeal manner' without discussing with important stakeholders.

Reducing significance of exams can help tackle India’s broken education system, NEP will help

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Cabinet approves STARS project under NEP 2020 to enhance school education system

The project will be implemented by Dept of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Education & will cover Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala & Odisha.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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