By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Aug 07, 2020 11:57 IST
PM Modi’s Speech on New Education Policy (Live): Conclave on 'Reforms in Higher Education' to kick-start at 11 am

On New Education Policy 2020 Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to address Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under New Education Policy, today at 11 AM. PM Modi to deliver his address on how the changes in Education Sector, especially Higher Education, will benefit youngsters. The conclave will kick-start on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 11am. Conclave will be attended by the Education Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal, Sanjay Dhotre Minister of State (Education) and VCs, Principals & heads of other institutions. 

Earlier Prime Minister Modi taking to his social media handle himself intimated on his participation in the conclave virtually, PM on Thursday tweeted, “At 11 AM on Friday, 7th August, I would be addressing the ‘Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under National Education Policy.’ This conclave will emphasise on how the changes in India’s education sector will benefit youngsters”. Here you can catch live updates on PM Narendra Modi’s Speech is going to be delivered on New Education Policy 2020-

Should Read- New Education Policy 2020 for Higher Education- Explained

New Education Policy is like Mahayagya, PM Modi

National education policy will not be just implementation by issuing circulars and notifying. For this you have to make up your mind, you all have to show strong will. This work is like a Mahayagya for you to create the present and future of India, PM said.

Dialogue with Universities, Colleges & State Boards starts: PM

National Education Policy - To implement the National Education Policy, we all have to work together determinedly. A new round of dialogue and coordination with Universities, Colleges, School education boards, different states, different stakeholders is about to start from here.

NEP opted Global System of 5+3+3+4

Prime Minister Modi during his address in the Conclave said that changing times has given rise to a new global system. A new global standard is rising. It was essential that India changed its education system as per this. Creating a 5+3+3+4 curriculum, while moving ahead from school curriculum's 10+2 structure, is a step in this direction.

New Education policy emphasises on 'How to think', says PM Modi

Our education system focussed on 'What to think' so far. New policy emphasises on 'How to think'. There's no dearth of info & content in the time in which we're today. The effort is to lay emphasis on inquiry based, discovery based & analysis based ways to help children learn

NEP 2020 for 21st Century New India: PM Modi

There were no major changes in our education system over the years. As a result, instead of promoting the values ​​of Curiosity and Imagination in our society, sheep movement was being encouraged. This is also the basis of India's National Educational Policy. New Education policy to set up foundation for 21st century India, new India, Prime Minister added.

People are discussing New Education Policy: PM

National Education Policy is being discussed across the nation today. People from different fields & ideologies are giving their views & reviewing the Policy. It's a healthy debate. The more it is done, the more it will be beneficial to the education system of the country, says PM Modi.

Live: PM Modi Speaking on NEP

M Modi addresses ‘Conclave on transformational reforms in higher education under National Education Policy-

Education Minister & Head of Institutions to participate

In the conclave along with the Prime Minister Modi, the invitee participants will be Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, Minister of State Sanjay Dhotre, Vice-Chancellors, Principals & heads of higher educational institutes. The conclave is scheduled on Friday, August 7, 2020. 

PM to address the Conclave on NEP

On Thursday, Prime Minister Modi himself conveyed on his address on the occassion of conclave scheduled on Transformational changes in Higher Education. PM Modi's speech on New Education Policy to be aired live at Prime Minister's social media accounts, DD channel, DD Bharti, AIR & other digital platforms.

NEP 2020 for Higher Education

Rolling the 34 years old Education Policy, Union Cabinet recently brought up the NEP 2020 with structural changes in School & Higher Education. In HE New Education Policy brings changes like, multiple entry/exit options in Under Graduate degree, 3 or 4-year UG courses. It is also stressed that NEP will help adding 3.5 crore new seats in higher education Institutions. M.Phil programmes has also been discontinued in NEP 2020. 

PM Modi's speech Live Coverage at 11 AM

The conclave on “Transformational Reforms in Higher Education” will commence at 11 am today. PM Modi will deliver his key address on this occasion. It is expected that Prime Minister along with Education Minister and Head of the institutions will discuss several new initiatives introduced under National Education Policy 2020 (NEP). PM address to begin at 11 am.