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Hon’ble Governor of Assam Prof. Jagdish Mukhi | Draft National Education policy, 2019

One Day Symposium at IIT, Guwahati Intellectual Forum of North East in collaboration with IIT Guwahati organized a one day symposium on Draft National Education Policy 2019 on 10th of August, 2019. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hon’ble Governor of Assam Prof. Jagdish Mukhi ji. Stating that “Education is the backbone of country’s progress”, Jagdish Mukhi ji said that draft NEP 2019 aims to establish sustainable equity and vibrant knowledge in India. He opined that the policy proposed to provide student with more flexibility to choose between arts, science and vocational studies. According to the speaker, higher education, the NEP will bring about a multi-disciplinary approach in education with a broad base so that students can develop deeper expertise in one or more subjects. He also mentioned that NEP 2019 has a liberal approach which can confirm to the diversity of the education system. The draft NEP 2019 will also focus on quality research. He also mentioned that Rashtriya Shoksha Aayog will be created to look into the matter.