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.
The #NEP was envisioned under Hon PM’s vision of preparing our youth for the future and its adoption marks a historic day for Assam.
— Chief Minister Assam (@CMOfficeAssam) June 3, 2023
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).
Hon PM Shri @narendramodi ji had envisaged the National Education Policy 2020 to facilitate the requirements for a Viksit Bharat.
To achieve that goal and create multiple pathways to learning, Assam has today launched four-year degree programme in colleges and universities. pic.twitter.com/IDeuVrq7C4
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) June 3, 2023
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.
ৰাষ্ট্ৰীয় শিক্ষা নীতি ২০২০ৰ আধাৰত ৰাজ্যৰ শিক্ষা ব্যৱস্থাত অন্তৰ্ভুক্ত ৪ বছৰীয়া স্নাতক পাঠ্যক্ৰমৰ সবিশেষ
Yesterday, I unveiled the four-year degree programme in Assam which will give our students tremendous flexibility to plan their career.
Sharing glimpses pic.twitter.com/RgHHlHqSI3
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) June 4, 2023