Tuesday, October 20, 2020

education policy

PM lauds more enrollment of girls in higher education

MYSURU:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lauded more enrollment of girls in higher education, especially in professional courses like engineering and medicine.

Plan to implement New Education Policy by June next: Goa CM

PANAJI:The Goa government plans to implement its New Education Policy (NEP) 2020 by June next year, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday.The three sub-committees formed to examine educational infrastructure and finalisation of new syllabi in sync with the NEP have been asked to submit reports by February 2021 said Sawant, who also holds the education portfolio.

Package to J&K and Ladakh to empower 10 lakh women: Shah

NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah in a series of tweets has expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on two key Cabinet decisions taken on Wednesday.
Shah said the special package of Rs 520 crore under the Deendayal Antyodaya Rashtriya Ajeevika Mission for Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh will give a huge boost to the economy of the two UTs and empower over 10 lakh women in rural areas by giving them livelihood and making them self-reliant.

Be part of educational transformation: Modi urges countrymen

NEW DELHI:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged people to participate in MyNEP competition and be a part of the educational transformation.
The Prime Minister took Twitter to appeal people across the country.

Panjab Univ organizes seminar on 'Transition from School to Higher Education'

CHANDIGARH/MOHALI:A two days National Seminar on the theme ‘Transition from School to Higher Education in the context of National Education Policy 2020’ was organized from September 21-22, 2020 by the Centre for Academic Leadership & Education Management (CALEM) Panjab University, Chandigarh under the aegis of PMMMNMTT, MHRD (GOI). About 280 participants from various Universities and Colleges around the country attended the seminar.

Time to be future-ready, future-fit: PM to IIT grads

NEW DELHI:Pointing out that a nation's future depends on what its youths think today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it was time for them to be future-ready and future-fit.

Central University of Punjab organized Webinar on ‘Role of Media in implementation of National. Educational Policy 2020’

BATHINDA: The Department of Mass Communication and Media Studies  of Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB) organized a Webinar on “Role of Media in the implementation of National Education Policy (N.E.P.) 2020” under the patronage of honourable Vice-Chancellor Prof. Raghavendra P. Tiwari. On this occasion, Prof. Sanjay Dwivedi, Director-General, Indian Institute of Mass Communication was the keynote speaker.

Engage in critical thinking, Modi advises students

NEW DELHI: Emphasising on the need to impart learning in a language that a student understands, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked students to engage in critical thinking and study new things.

New Education Policy will make India innovation hub: Naidu

NEW DELHI:Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday expressed confidence that the New Education Policy (NEP), 2020 would facilitate India to fully realise the demographic dividend and make the country a knowledge and an innovation hub in the 21st ce

Education via the Virtual Method is the Way Ahead: Punjab CM

The one-hour virtual discussion revolved around ideas to prepare the graduating students of the state for the tumultuous post-COVID world. It involved the participation of industry leaders across sectors and senior Punjab Government functionaries who dwelled on strategies to help the pupils from various institutions adapt to the new normal.

Dissatisfied with Punjab's 19th bank CM announces new system of deemed approvals soon to boost ease of business

CHANDIGARH:Expressing dissatisfaction with Punjab’s 19th rank in the Ease of Doing Business Survey, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said his government aims to put the state in the top five next year, with a new system of Deemed Approvals to be implemented soon to further promote business ease.

Education for all is Modi govt's mission: Amit Shah

NEW DELHI:Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that the Central government has been working tirelessly to achieve the goal set by Prime Minister's "Education for All" mission.

Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University to Roll out First Course by Coming January-VC Karamjit Singh

PATIALA: Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University to roll out its first course by coming January, said newly appointed Vice Chancellor of University, Dr. Karamjit Singh during his maiden visit to the temporary office of the University at Government Mohindra College, Patiala, today.

How Nadda projected a 'not for power' image of BJP in Jharkhand

NEW DELHI:  Addressing the first state executive meeting in Jharkhand after the announcement of a new team of state president and Rajya Sabha MP Deepak Prakash, BJP President JP Nadda stressed on the centre's 'Vikas' and how the eastern state has benefited from it. The BJP lost the last assembly election when the JMM, Congress and RJD forged an alliance to keep the NDA out of power.

Govt should've least interference in education policy: PM

NEW DELHI:  Praising the new National Education Policy 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that the government should have the least interference in it.

BJP govt in Odisha, very soon, claims J.P. Nadda

NEW DELHI: "The day is not far when we will come there in the government very soon," said BJP President J.P. Nadda on Saturday while addressing Odisha's state executive meeting through video conference.

K'taka Dy CM apprises Governor of steps to implement NEP

BENGALURU:Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Higher Education C.N. Ashwath Narayan met Governor Vajubhai Vala to apprise him of the steps taken to implement the new National Education Policy (NEP).

Students and Faculty Members of Aryans participated in Shiksha Samvaad

MOHALI: Students and staff members of Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh participated in the "Shiksha Samvaad" organized by Joint Association of Colleges (JAC) and Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI).  Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Hon’ble Minister of Education, Government of India, was the Chief Guest while Dr. Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre, Hon’ble State Education Minister, was guest of honor.  About 10,000 students from schools, colleges and universities participated in this education dialogue.

Punjab CM directs AG to work with counterparts in other opposition parties on Neet /JEE petition in SC

CHANDIGARH: With just days to go for the NEET/JEE exams being conducted amid the Covid pandemic, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday directed State Advocate General Atul Nanda to coordinate with his counterparts in other Opposition ruled states for filing a collective review petition in the Supreme Court seeking deferment of the examinations.

MHRD Minister to address Punjab Unaided Colleges on 27th August

MOHALI: To make India Global Knowledge Superpower, Joint Association of Colleges (JAC) would be organising Shiksha Samvaad on 27th Aug. In this event New Education Policy, 2020 will be discussed in depth. Hon'ble Minister of Education, Government of India, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' would be chief guest of the event.

Capt Amarinder welcomes CWC resolution asking Sonia to continue till next AICC session

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday welcomed the unanimous resolution passed by the Congress Working Committee (CWC), asking Sonia Gandhi to continue as party president till the next AICC session and authorising her to take whatever decisions needed, including necessary organisational changes that she may deem appropriate, to tackle any challenge/situation.

Punjab CM assures farmers of fool proof arrangements for Paddy procurement

CHANDIGARH: Assuring of fool-proof and efficient arrangements for paddy procurement by his government, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday urged farmers not to go for early harvesting of their rice crop.

Himachal to implement New Education Policy: Education Minister

SHIMLA:Education Minister Govind Singh Thakur emphasized on implementing National
Education Policy-2020 during the review meeting of Higher Education Department here on

K'taka to establish slew of varsities to attain NEP goals: Minister

BENGALURU:Aimed at attaining the goals set by the new National Education Policy (NEP) by 2030, the Karnataka government will establish 16 universities and 34 autonomous educational institutions in three years' time, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan said on Monday.

Don't work in silos, form symbiotic relation with industry: V-P

NEW DELHI:Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday suggested higher educational institutions to form a symbiotic relationship with the industry to develop cutting-edge technology.

NSUI activists stage protest against NEP 2020

NEW DELHI:The National Students' Union of India (NSUI) activists on Monday staged a protest march to Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) office in response to the anti-student policies and demanded fee waiver for six months.

NEP shifts focus from 'What to Think' to 'How to Think': Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the new National Education Policy (NEP) will change the focus from 'What to Think' to 'How to Think'.
Outlining the major shift in the education policy, Modi said, "In our education system the focus has been on 'What to Think' while the new Education Policy will emphasise on 'How to Think'."

New education policy foundation of 21st century 'new India': PM

NEW DELHI:The new National Education Policy (NEP) is the foundation of a 'new India', Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday, adding that the policy will help close the gap between education and research.

Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal announced the opening of 11 new colleges,in Haryana

CHANDIGARH:Taking the 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' campaign of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi forward, Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal announced the opening of 11 new colleges, on the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan. With this, Haryana has become the first state in the country to have a college within a radius of 15 km.
Manohar Lal announced the setting up of these colleges at a function organized at Government Post Graduate (PG) College, Sector-1, Panchkula today. He also planted saplings and urged the people to plant trees so as to protect the environment.

Pokhriyal to inaugurate global conference on transforming varsities

SONIPAT:Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank will inaugurate a global two-day conference starting Thursday on transforming universities impacted by Covid-19, organisers of the conference O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) and International Institute for Higher Education Research and Capacity Building (IIHEd) said on Tuesday.

TN CM says no to Centre's 3-language plan in NEP

CHENNAI:The Tamil Nadu government has firmly rejected the three-language plan in the National Education Policy 2020 (NEP) unveiled recently by the Union government. In a statement issued on Monday, Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami opposed the plan on the grounds that such a move would offend sentiments in Tamil Nadu.

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa tests Covid positive

BENGALURU:Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to a private hospital, an official said on Sunday night.

New Education Policy will create digital divide, says Cong

NEW DELHI: Stepping up its attack against the Centre's new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, Congress has said that it will create a digital divide in the country.

National Education Policy revised in 28 years, Korean Language added as foreign language at the secondary level

NEW DELHI: In the new National Education Policy Indian government included Korean language at the secondary level among the foreign languages to be offered. Apart from Korean, other foreign languages which will be offered are Japanese, Thai, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian.

Karnataka will implement NEP from August: Minister

BENGALURU:Karnataka will implement the new National Education Policy (NEP) from August after merging a draft state policy with it, a minister said on Friday.
In two weeks' time, the NEP and a state policy would be merged to bring out a separate policy for Karnataka," said Primary and Secondary Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar.

Andhra says committed to English as medium of school instruction

AMARAVATI:Andhra Pradesh's Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy government on Thursday said it remained committed to introducing English as the medium of instruction in government-run schools but claimed that its stand is not in conflict with the National Education Policy (NEP) announced by the Centre.

Sisodia terms NEP as 'highly regulated, poorly funded'

NEW DELHI: Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has described the National Education Policy (NEP) as 'highly regulated and poorly funded'.

LPU Chancellor Ashok Mittal welcomes new ‘National Education Policy’

JALANDHAR:The Chancellor at LPU Ashok Mittal has welcomed the new ‘National Education Policy’ of the country and appreciated it in high terms. Mittal shares:

Chandrababu hails new education policy, calls it competitive

AMARAVATI:Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday hailed the New Education Policy announced by the Centre to usher in educational reforms in accordance with the changing times globally.

India was in dire need of National Education Policy: Shah

NEW DELHI:Welcoming 'National Education Policy 2020', Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that India was in dire need of such a futuristic policy for the last 34 years, bringing in much needed historic reforms in both school and higher education.