The Union Cupboard has permitted the brand new Nationwide Schooling Coverage (NEP) and renamed the Human Useful resource and Growth Ministry as Schooling Ministry, officers stated.
A panel led by former Indian House Analysis Organisation (ISRO) chief Ok Kasturirangan had submitted the draft of the brand new NEP to Union Human Useful resource Growth Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank” when he took cost final yr.
The draft was then put in public area to hunt suggestions from numerous stakeholders and over two lakh strategies had been acquired by the HRD Ministry about the identical.
“The coverage draft has been permitted. The Ministry has been renamed as Schooling Ministry,” a senior HRD Ministry official stated.
The prevailing NEP was framed in 1986 and revised in 1992. A brand new schooling coverage was a part of the Bharatiya Janata Occasion”s manifesto forward of the 2014 basic election.
The drafting consultants additionally took into consideration the report of a panel headed by former cupboard secretary T S R Subramanian and fashioned by the HRD Ministry when it was being headed by Union Minister Smriti Irani.