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Actor Suriya criticises Centre's draft education policy, gets flak from politicians

The new education policy decides the future of 30 crore students across the country, I’m anguished that no one has come forward to talk about this, said actor Suriya.

Mumbai: K Kasturirangan underlines key NEP themes

On the integration of vocational education as part of mainstream education, K Kasturirangan said that the committee is trying to bring equivalence and alignment between national vocational curriculum framework and national academic curriculum framework.


Deadline to send comments on draft NEP to be extended

The draft had earlier kicked up a row after political parties in south India raised objection to the three-language formula suggested in it.

Draft education policy proposes flexibility in language choice: Ramesh Pokhriyal

The report, which initially suggested teaching Hindi in non-Hindi states, had triggered a controversy. The Centre later dropped the clause.

No political interference in drafting of National Education Policy: K Kasturirangan

"The policy is drafted by experts with no political interference. It has preserved the sanctity of the states and the Centre. Nobody has to worry about it," chairman of the drafting committee K Kasturirangan said

Support draft policy signed by all: NEP committee member

Draft recommended inclusion of a three language formula for non-Hindi speaking states where class 6 students could opt for a regional language, Hindi and English


Like election manifestos, draft NEP is merely a statement of intent

The nation awaits the new born DNEP’s janmakundali to reveal its future. But we already know one of its possible epitaphs: It was just too good to be true.

K Kasturirangan interview: ‘While underlining importance of English, we must facilitate its learning on a much wider scale’

K Kasturirangan tells why the document needs to be relevant over the next 20-30 years and that the communication over the three-language formula was “totally misunderstood”.

Draft National Education Policy calls for integrating technology into education

“When the National Policy on Education 1986/1992 was formulated, it was difficult to predict the disruptive effect that the internet was about to have, particularly in boosting the development rates,” the draft policy states.

Amid din over 3-language proposal, Tamil Nadu tops voluntary Hindi learning in southern states

Over the last decade, latest data from the Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha, show, there has been a nearly six-fold increase in the number of students that appeared for exams conducted by the society in the Chennai city region alone.