Like our Facebook Page

Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
Breaking News :   Will Jammu have its due share in Govt’s five-year job policy? | Ultimately Mirwaiz comes out of hibernation after Aug 5, 2019 | After three days of deliberations BJP elects Gyalson as new CEC Leh | Probe ordered by BDO Budhal yet to see light of the day | JK reports 455 fresh cases of Corona Virus, seven deaths in past 24 hours | Despite huge revenue generation unscheduled power cuts go unabated | Govt aiming to create institutional mechanism for grooming youngsters: LG | Female employees term charges against Director Health false, frivolous | Ekta pledge held across Jammu division to mark Birth Anniversary of Sardar Patel | IGP Jammu administers pledge to officers | DIPR bids adieu to Madhu Bala, Mohammad Rashid | Munish Gupta asks government to step in & solve problems of residents | Gear up for Zila Parishad polls, Jugal asks party cadre | BJP again befooled people; new land laws will destroy identity of Dogras: Cong | Somraj flays propaganda against BSP Supremo Mayawati | IRP-19th provides IT Lab, sports equipment under CAP in Kathua | Sardar Patel was author of Ek Bharat-Shreshth Bharat: Sanjay Baru | Justice Rabstan inspects courts in Udhampur District | Director Horticulture reviews developmental activities in districts | Inter collegiate slogan writing organized | GDC Khour organizes Run for Unity | GDC Kalakote observes Rashtriya Ekta Diwas | Various organizations working for disables called on Director Social Welfare | Sports festival under Flag Day program concludes | Div Com reviews progress on Mubark Mandi Heritage Complex | Centre asks States, UTs to set up 3-tier system for rollout | JKHCBAJ Presidium constitute committee for new constitution of BAJ | Five PHE daily wagers arrested for allegedly disrupting water supply line during two-day strike | Court rejects bail in rape case | Classes 10 to 12: JKBOSE raises syllabus relaxation to 40% | Will extend support to Apex Body of People's Movement: LAHDC executive councillor | Pak violates ceasefire along LOC in Poonch, Indian Army retaliates befittingly | Srinagar freezes with near-zero temperatures, cold days ahead | Power shut down | KAS officer transferred | Citizens Forum for Public Concerns discusses new land laws | Dharma Shakti celebrates National Integration day at Border Villages | FFMA pays tributes to Patel, Indira Gandhi | Rich Harvestschool pays tributes to Iron Man of India | Stephens College organizes online printing, slogan writing competition | Lawyers Action Committee continues protest, holds dharna | Dr Pandita honoured for management of Covid-19 insurance claims | Dr Renu Sharma takes additional charge of Director Family Welfare, MCH & Immunization | VHP demands rearrest of Mehbooba Mufti | One-way traffic resumes on Srinagar-Jammu highway after day-long maintenance | GMC braces for resuming routine surgeries in MCH, AHs | Kupwara youth shun violence, pick up bats instead | Central leadership will decide on participating in Peoples' Alliance for Gupkar Declaration: J&K Cong | Dr Rajesh elected president of J&K Orthopaedic Association | PELF bids farewell to its president on superannuation | Training programme on mental health first aid concludes | BJP pays tributes to Sardar Patel on his birth anniversary | MD SFC holds public camp | Congress observes death anniversary of Indira Gandhi | Gandhi Global Family felicitates DC Kathua, Corona warriors | Youth Congress pays tributes to Indra, Patel; slams BJP Govt for anti-J&K policies | Bajaj Pulsar NS, RS Series launched in New Colours | SNS frames Executive body | Back Issues  
news details
New Education policy reflects aspirations of everyone: LG Sinha
Inaugurates ‘Brainstorming on implementation of NEP-2020 in J&K’
9/20/2020 11:11:14 PM


SRINAGAR, Sept 20: “National Education Policy 2020 is not only a historic and holistic document but for the first time, has been created as a reflection of aspirations of the parents, teachers, students, and education experts, which aims to address the challenges for the coming generations,” Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha remarked while inaugurating the “Brainstorming on Implementation of the National Education policy-2020 in Jammu and Kashmir at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) Auditorium, here today.
Advisors to Lt Governor KK Sharma, Baseer Ahmad Khan; Vice-Chancellor, Univesity of Kashmir, Prof Talat Ahmad; Vice-Chancellor of Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora, Prof Mushtaq Sidiqui; Former Chairman, UGC, Prof. Ved Prakash; Director NIT Prof. Rakesh Sehgal; Principal Secretary School Education Department, Dr. Asgar Hasan Samoon; Former VCs, DC Srinagar Shahid Iqbal Choudhary; Principals of GDCs and others were present on the occasion.
In his presidential address, the President of India Ram Nath Kovind highlighted the cultural diversity, values, and pluralism of Jammu and Kashmir for ages. He also commended the talent and rich potential of the youth of Jammu and Kashmir and urged the concerned educationists, thinkers, and students to restore the glory of this land using NEP-2020. He added that J&K has a rich demographic dividend, which needs to harnessed in the right earnest.
Quoting Nelson Mandella the Lt Governor said “Education is the most powerful weapon, which you can use to change the world.” “Education can breed prosperity, peace, and harmony in the society if we use this tool effectively and efficiently”, he added.
On the inaugural day of the Brainstorming session, Advisor to Lt Governor KK Sharma gave a brief presentation on the roadmap for the of implementation of NEP-2020 in J&K. Lt Governor further remarked that the New Education Policy contains features of Equity, Quality, Affordability, and Accountability. It promotes Individual Development through experience-based Education and logical thinking.
While addressing the gathering of VCs, Former VCs, Principals of different Degree colleges from across the UT, Lt Governor impressed upon them to use the progressive features of the NEP-2020 for the benefits of students. He called for mission mode efforts to meet the growing knowledge economy through best practices available worldwide including e-content and interactive modules.
The Lt Governor also said that while nurturing the talents for a self-reliant India, our collective focus should be professional and qualitative research with synthesis of three elements- teacher, students, and curriculum, so when they are out of college after completing the education, a job or self-employment opportunity is available for them.
“As President and Prime Minister have called for enhanced exposure to vocational training at a young age for Atma-Nirbhar Bharat, the Vocational curriculum will help us to meet the challenges of college to work transition. Moreover, it will bridge the gap in vocational training requirements and current availability of skilled manpower”, the Lt Governor said.
Underlining the salient features of NEP-2020 the Lt Governor said that this education policy envisages a National Research Foundation for quality research.
The Lt Governor gave a clarion call to start the discussion and the working in the Brainstorming Session for the timely implementation of key provisions of NEP-2020.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
Early Times Android App
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
Train Enquiry
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center