What India Thinks Today: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan spoke on the new education policy on the 2nd day of TV9 Global Summit ‘What India Thinks Today’. After 34 years, he brought the national education policy in the country. The Minister said that the National Education Policy 2020 was formulated after lengthy discussions and was the first step towards making India a world leader in the 21st century.
The Minister said that the two-year completion of the New Education Policy (NEP) would take place on July 29, adding that the past two years have seen qualitative changes in many areas such as school education, technical education and teacher education. Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the new education system was moving in the right direction. There is no mention of reducing the importance of any language in this education system. The policy states that teaching should be done in the mother tongue.
There is no mention of Hindi or English anywhere in the new education system. Dharmendra Pradhan said the NEP did not specify which language to reduce. This is not to say that teaching in the mother tongue. There is no mention of Hindi or English anywhere in it. No need to worry about Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil or any other language. All these languages are national languages.
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