Seminar on reforming higher education held at GDC Huzurabad
K M Dayashankar
KARIMNAGAR: The Rashtriya Uchchatar Siksha Abhiyaan (RUSA) and the Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) has sponsored a two-day national seminar on ‘Reforming Indian Higher Education system – Role of NEP 2020’ was formally inaugurated at Government Degree college in Huzurabad on Friday.
Jagtial Government Degree College for women IQAC coordinator Dr Harjoth Kaur was the chairperson of the technical session. The research papers were presented and there was discussion on various issues including question and answer sessions.
The aim of the new education policy is the universalization of education from preschool to secondary level with a 100 per cent Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in school education by 2030. Through the open schooling system, the NEP 2020 will bring 2 crores out of school children back into the mainstream. The New Education Policy was released by the Government of India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) on 30 July 2020.
With the motto of Educate Encourage Enlighten (EEE), this is the first education policy to be released in the last 34 years in India. Built on the foundational pillars of Access, Equity, Quality, Affordability and Accountability, this policy is aligned to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and aims to transform India into a vibrant knowledge society and global knowledge superpower by making both school and college education more holistic.