NEP2020 ready to be implemented in Manipur: Th Radheshyam

The education minister said the new education policy aims to provide the best education system rooted in Indian ethos and to transform India into a global knowledge superpower.

Education Minister Thokchom Radheshyam on Tuesday informed that the formation of the special task force for effective implementation of the new national education policy (NEP) has been finalised and is ready for implementation in the state.

Speaking to the media on Tuesday in Imphal, the minister said that as a part of the series of steps being taken up for implementation of the new education policy, brainstorming sessions, discussions and meetings on the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020  are being conducted with experts and officials by Education department.

Radheshyam further said that a meeting regarding the matter was held for the third time today with the representatives of central institutions imparting higher education and officials and principals of DM University. 

During the meeting, detailed discussion was held with the officials of the central institutions in the state and principals in respect of higher education with special focus on implementation of the NEP, 2020, he added.

The meeting took consideration of the various suggestions and inputs as such of organising several rounds of seminars, discussions workshops at every level of higher education, wide publicity of NEP, 2020, with the distribution of the copy of NEP, 2020 to all the faculties of the institution by the head of the respective Institute and to take support of the various government departments while opening the various disciplines in the Institute, said the minister.

Radheshyam further informed that a meeting with the officials of zonal education officers (ZEOs) and principals of Higher Secondary Education was held later.

He said that in the meeting the possible challenges that could arise and how the already existing system can be improvised with the new education policy during the implementation of the new policy in the school section were discussed.

Radheshyam also expressed that the new education policy aims to provide the best education system rooted in Indian ethos and to transform India into a global knowledge superpower.

Emphasizing on the need for a thorough understanding of the policy, Radheshyam appealed to all the stakeholders to analyse the policy and contribute in implementing the policy with suggestions and opinions.

First Published:Aug. 18, 2020, 10:21 p.m.