Dehradun : Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan, in presence of chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, launched the New Education Policy ( NEP ) – 2020 for higher education in Uttarak hand on Sunday.
Congratulating the Uttarakhand government for betraying the first state in the coun to implement NEP – 2020 in school education, Dharmendra Pradhan said, ” Uttarakhand is now implementing the NEP in higher education. The development of any society can be done only through better education. ” NEP – 2020 has been made keeping in mind all aspects of human life, said Pradhan, adding, ” Along with regular education, special attention has been paid to skill enhancement, personality and linguistic development, and moral values. “
The union education minister further said, ” Under the NEP, Bal Vatika scheme has been started which is a three-year long pre-primary curriculum to make the child school ready. “
Speaking on the occasion, CM Dhami said that the high er education department has taken positive steps in an effective manner in the direc tion of the implementation of NEP – 2020. Uttarakhand high er education minister Dhan Singh Rawat attributed the successful implementation of NEP – 2020 to the efforts of officers and staff of the department of school education and higher education.