29.8 C

“Historic day for Assam”: CM Sarma launches NEP 2020 Higher Educational Institutes of State

Must read

Guwahati, June 4: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday launched the New Education Policy (NEP), 2020 for the higher educational institutes of the state at a ceremony held at Guwahati University.

He said that adoption of New Education Policy marks a historic day for the state.

Assam CM said that as a part of the policy, the focus should be on imparting multi-disciplinary education and preparing our students in a holistic and enabling environment.

CM said, “The National Education Policy was envisioned under PM Modi’s vision of preparing our youth for the future and its adoption marks a historic day for Assam.”

He also admired the higher education department and the Guwahati university for taking the initiative towards implementation of the NEP 2020.

While appreciating the policy, Sarma said the NEP has also paved the way for transformative changes in the education sector of the country.

CM further said “the Assam government has been taking committed steps since the beginning to implement this education policy, which are gradually turning into reality. In the journey for academic excellence in Assam, these initiatives will become milestones in the coming days”.

Also, this will be for the first time when a liberal education policy has been introduced which removed the rigid distinctions among the streams (Science, Arts and Commerce).

The national Eductaion Policy (NEP 2020) was launched in July 2020, it provides a set of guiding principles for a paradigm shift across the education sector in India from school to doctoral level. Accordingly, tenth and twelfth board have been removed and the pattern of 5+3+3+4 will follow.

More articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.


Latest article