Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his deal with to the nation on Nationwide Schooling Coverage, referred to Rabindranath Tagore and stated his philosophy had impressed the brand new plan.
“Right now can also be the loss of life anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore. He used to say – highest schooling is that which not solely informs us, however brings our life in concord with all existence. Actually, the bigger aim of the Nationwide Schooling Coverage is linked to this,” the Prime Minister stated.
“How can important considering be promoted till our schooling has philosophy, ardour and goal?” the PM stated including that the “finest schooling isn’t one that offers info, however makes us related, the Nationwide Schooling Coverage will set the inspiration for 21st century India.”
Prime Minister Modi emphasised that the new schooling coverage “ensures that it makes Indians extra empowered.”
The NEP, accredited by the cupboard at a gathering presided by PM Modi, replaces India’s 34-year-old schooling coverage and is aimed toward paving the way in which for main reforms at school and better schooling methods.
Among the important strikes within the NEP are selection between three- or four-year undergraduate programs, a number of entry and exit choices in diploma programs and including 3.5 crore seats in greater schooling establishments with a single regulator to supervise them. M.Phil programmes have been scrapped.
Rabindranath Tagore, one of many earliest thinkers in India, had an distinctive method in the direction of schooling. He inspired a multi-lingual, multi-cultural and multi-racial method in the direction of schooling giving full freedom to college students to decide on what they needed to be taught. Following his dream of a dynamic open mannequin of studying, Rabindranath Tagore based in his faculty at Santiniketan and named it Vishwa Bharati.