Saying education overhaul was the need of the hour, the Prime Minister said the country’s education system must meet global standards. He said students and youths should strive for global citizens but must not forget roots. He stressed on teaching in regional languages as it will help young students.
The Prime Minister said the burden on students should be reduced as there is an overload of information and content.
The Prime Minister welcomed questions and doubts on NEP. He said students will now have the freedom to switch courses and higher education is now free of specific streams. Saying inquiry, analysis, discussion based learning will strengthen the education system. The Prime Minister highlighted how this NEP was framed after a long thinking. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)