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PM Modi on NEP 2020 Updates: ‘Indian sign language to be introduced as subject at secondary level’

PM Narendra Modi Speech on NEP 2020 News Updates: Addressing policymakers in the domain of education and skill development to mark one year of the National Education Policy 2020, Modi said new NEP assures youth that country is completely with them, supports their aspirations.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: July 29, 2021 8:40:03 pm
nep, nep 2020, nep live, nep 2020 live news, pm modi, pm modi address to nationModi will address stakeholders at 4:30 pm today and will launch multiple initiatives in the education sector aligning with the NEP 2020. (Graphic: Abhishek Mitra)

PM Modi address to the nation today Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said introducing Indian sign language a as subject at secondary level will facilitate communication with hearing-and-speech impaired people while engineering education in regional languages will plug language divide among students in India. Addressing policymakers in the domain of education and skill development to mark one year of the National Education Policy 2020, Modi said new NEP assures youth that country is completely with them, supports their aspirations.

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On Thursday, Modi launched the National Digital Education Architecture (NDEAR) and National Education Technology Forum (NETF). He also launched multiple initiatives in the education sector, including the academic bank of credit that will provide multiple entries and exit options for students in higher education besides first-year engineering programmes in regional languages and guidelines for internationalisation of higher education.The list of initiatives launched today also includes Vidya Pravesh, a three-month play-based school preparation module for Grade 1 students, Indian sign language as a subject at secondary level and NISHTHA 2.0, an integrated programme of teacher training designed by the NCERT.

The NEP proposed sweeping changes, including opening up of Indian higher education to foreign universities, dismantling of the UGC and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the introduction of a four-year multidisciplinary undergraduate programme with multiple exit options, and discontinuation of the MPhil programme.

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 PM Modi Speech on NEP 2020 Updates: List of key initiatives to be launched today

17:13 (IST)29 Jul 2021
14 engineering colleges in 8 states going to start studies in 5 Indian languages: Modi

14 engineering colleges in 8 states going to start studies in 5 Indian languages -- Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bangla, says PM Modi.

17:03 (IST)29 Jul 2021
Modi announces 27% reservation for OBC, 10% for EWS all-India medical admissions

"Our government has taken a landmark decision for providing 27% reservation for OBCs and 10% reservation for economically weaker section in the All India Quota Scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate medical/dental courses from the current academic year," tweeted Modi.

17:01 (IST)29 Jul 2021
NEP can provide proper atmosphere, infrastructure to talented Indian youths: PM Modi

"So, just think if such talented youths get proper atmosphere to express themselves fully, they can do wonders," says Modi, adding that NEP can provide them such infrastructure, atmosphere," says Modi.

16:58 (IST)29 Jul 2021
Indian youths are making country proud in all sectors: Modi

"Indian youths from remote villages are making country proud in many sectors such as sports, robotics, machine-learning etc," says Modi

16:51 (IST)29 Jul 2021
Congatulations on completion of 1 year of NEP 2020: Modi

"With NEP completing one year, I congratulate all the citizens, especially the students," says PM Modi

16:45 (IST)29 Jul 2021
PM Modi launches Vidya Pravesh, NISHTHA 2.0, SAFAL and more

PM Modi launches Vidya Pravesh, a three-month play-based school preparation module for Grade 1 students, Indian Sign Language as a Subject at secondary level and NISHTHA 2.0, an integrated programme of teacher training designed by NCERT; SAFAL (Structured Assessment For Analyzing Learning Levels), a competency based assessment framework for Grades 3, 5 and 8 in CBSE schools; and a website dedicated to Artificial Intelligence.

16:16 (IST)29 Jul 2021
Modi will address policy makers in the domain of education and skill development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address policy makers in the domain of education and skill development, students, teachers, across the country on 29th July 2021, via video conferencing, to mark the completion of one year of reforms under the National Education Policy 2020. He will also launch multiple initiatives in the education sector. Watch it here.

16:09 (IST)29 Jul 2021
As NEP completes a year, Pradhan calls for making education affordable, accessible

nion Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Thursday called for reiterating the resolve to make education holistic, affordable, accessible and equitable. As the new National Education Policy (NEP) completes one year Thursday, Pradhan tweeted, "On 1 year of NEP2020, let us reiterate our resolve to make education holistic, affordable, accessible and equitable. Let us work together to realise the aspirations of a 21st-century #AatmanirbharBharat and to make India a vibrant knowledge economy. --PTI

nep 2020, nep live, nep 2020 live news, pm modi, pm modi address to nation, pm modi address to nation today, The NEP 2020 says students until class 5 should be taught in their mother tongue or regional language. (Graphic: Abhishek Mitra)

Earlier this month, the AICTE — in line with provisions of the new National Education Policy (NEP) that calls for education in one’s mother tongue as far as possible — permitted engineering colleges to offer BTech programmes in 11 regional languages (Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati, Malayalam and Bengali, Assamese, Punjabi and Oriya).

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