Education Minister Mr. Pokhriyal Issued The Final Guidelines Regarding NEP 2020 Implementation Plan For Schools
The Minister of Education, in a statement released on Monday, January 18, 2021, said that a plan to implement New Education Policy (NEP), 2020, created by its department of school education and literary ‘in a phased’ manner is being finalized.
Ministry also said, “The National Curriculum Framework (NCF), a major recommendation in the NEP 2020, will be developed in 2021-22 and that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is making a plan for exam reforms which include holding English and Sanskrit exams at two levels”.
“The major part of NEP will be covered under the New Curriculum Framework and centrally sponsored schemes groundwork for NCF is initiated and it is likely to be developed in the next academic year that is 2021-22.”
The Education Ministry had prepared a task-list last year which was shared with Sates, Union Territories, and Autonomous Bodies in September 2020 for the theme to provide feedback till October 12, 2020. The Ministry stated that state departments of 31 States and UT provided more than 7,000 suggestions on feedback on the task list that are now being incorporated.
Highlights of New Education Policy (NEP) 2020:
The Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank” introduces NEP 2020, in which he said, “it is aligning existing scheme such as the Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan with the NEP 2020.
The department is also aligning its existing scheme with the recommendations of NEP 2020. This policy is made to cover primary and secondary education under the Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan. SSA is the main scheme introduced to universalize school education.
It will enhance the skills among students and ensure their capability in practical life. This policy will transform the way of learning as it not only focuses on the bookish world but also help them to grow by implementing the task in real life.
The Ministry has also invited and asked various school departments for suggestions for the draft of learning outcomes for senior secondary level.
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