Assam govt to send inputs on draft education policy to MHRD
GUWAHATI: The state education department will send its views and inputs on the Draft National Education Policy 2019 (DNEP) to the union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) next month.
For this, a symposium was held in Guwahati recently to invite deliberations and discussions from academicians from across the state to give their suggestions on the new draft education policy. The symposium was attended by the state education minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya, vice-chancellors of different universities and principals of various colleges of the state.
The draft policy aims to bring reforms to the entire education system at all levels of education right from school level to higher education.
Officials informed that the new education policy seeks to make the education system in tandem with the new millennium and aims to be a collaborative exercise between various stakeholders.
The Ministry of Human Resource Development in June 2017 constituted a committee to prepare the Draft National Education Policy. The committee submitted its report to the MHRD under the chairmanship of Dr K Kasturirangan on May 31, 2019.
The report proposes an education policy which seeks to make the education system more accessible, equitable, affordable and accountable.
- Guwahati News
- Draft National Education Policy 2019 (DNEP)
- Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)