Governor chairs 3rd conclave on implementation of National Education Policy 2020
Assam Governor Gulab Chand Kataria chaired a day-long conclave on the implementation of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and issues relating to higher education at Assam Administrative Staff College on Saturday.
GUWAHATI: Assam Governor Gulab Chand Kataria chaired a day-long conclave on the implementation of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and issues relating to higher education at Assam Administrative Staff College on Saturday. The Minister of Education, Dr.Ranoj Pegu, was also present.
Addressing the 3rd conclave, Governor Kataria expressed happiness that the process of implementation of NEP 2020 has begun in the state. He, therefore, congratulated all the stakeholders for their roles in the execution of NEP 2020. He specially thanked the Chief Minister of Assam for his cooperation and contribution to the education system of the state. Kataria said that the rich heritage of ancient and eternal Indian knowledge and thought has been a guiding light for NEP 2020. He also said that this is the policy that has been formulated to champion the cause of the Indian knowledge system, and the implementation of the provisions of the policy in letter and spirit will be largely responsible for charting out a roadmap to expedite India’s prosperity. He also asked all the stakeholders present in the conclave to make a concerted effort to make Assam a model state for NEP implementation.
The governor highlighted that educational institutions and faculty members play a pivotal role in bringing about a shift in the qualitative development of education. Therefore, the faculty members should be immensely motivated towards the implementation of NEP 2020. The Governor asked the VCs to follow uniformity in implementation within the state of Assam.
He also said that constant monitoring is essential to executing the NEP. The governor also mentioned that the vice chancellors of the universities, along with their faculty members, are responsible for making their individual campuses temples, which becomes a medium to enlighten the students so that the university stands as a family of culture and integrity. He emphasised that merit should be given due consideration, keeping in mind the holistic development of the education system.
Presentations on the status of implementation of NEP were given by Assam Agricultural University, Dibrugarh University, Tezpur University, Bodoland University, Sri Sri Aniruddhadeva Sports University, Bhattadev University, Rabindranath Tagore University, Assam Down Town University, Assam Don Bosco University, Kaziranga University, North Lakhimpur College, and Nowgong College.
Advisor Education, Government of Assam Prof. Nani Gopal Mahanta, Advisor Chancellor’s Secretariat Prof.Mihir Kanti Choudhury, Additional Chief Secretary Higher Education Biswa Ranjan Samal, Training and Placement Officer, Directorate of Technical Education Dr.Indrani Gogoi gave power point presentations on different topics pertaining to higher education.
Commissioner and Secretary to the Governor, SS Meenakshi Sundaram, Secretary of Higher Education, Narayan Konwar, along with a host of other dignitaries, were present in the conclave, stated a press release.
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