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Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' addresses at the concluding session of ‘Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education’

Union HRD Minister virtually launches UGC Guidelines for Higher Education Institutions to offer Apprenticeship/Internship embedded Degree Programme

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New Delhi , 07 Aug 2020

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' addressed the concluding session at the ‘Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under National Education Policy’ here today through video conference. MoS, Education, Shri Sanjay Dhotre also graced the occasion. Secretary, Department of Higher Education Shri Amit Khare ; Chaiman, UGC, Shri D.P. Singh and Senior officials of the Ministry and UGC were also present on the occasion. On the occasion, the HRD Minister virtually launched UGC Guidelines for Higher Education Institutions to offer Apprenticeship/Internship embedded Degree Programme.  In the concluding session of the Conclave, the Union Minister reiterated the views and expectations of Prime Minister and requested all the higher educational institutions to organise webinars on NEP in their respective institutions. He also appreciated the enriching insights from the conclave and suggested to preserve the takeaways in the form of a compendium. He also said employment generation coupled with improving employability of the youth is the priority concern of the Government and was reflected in the NEP – 2020.While launching UGC guidelines Shri Pokhriyal said that India is going to have the largest working age population in the world by 2030. To capitalise on India’s remarkable demographic dividend, it is essential not only to improve the quality of education but also to make it relevant in terms of providing employment opportunities. He said that this requires a new vision for education driven dynamically by changing industry needs. The Minister added that improving employability of the youth being the priority concern of the Government, the Union Budget of 2020-21 set out for the introduction of Apprenticeship Embedded Degree Programme to improve employability of general stream students.

Shri Pokhriyal said that UGC Guidelines for Higher Education Institutions to offer Apprenticeship/Internship embedded Degree Programme will enable the Higher Education Institutions to bring about a paradigm shift in general stream degree programmes and to embed employability support into the curriculum.  He added that the UGC Guidelines will provide an option for Higher Education Institutions to embed Apprenticeship/Internship to all UG degree programme as specified by UGC under section 22 (3) of the UGC Act, 1956.While addressing the participants Shri Dhotre thanked everyone participating in the Conclave. He expressed hope that this policy will be rolled out in a manner best articulated by the Prime Minister, and will be able to bring transformational change in the national education system. He also expressed special thanks to Sri K. Kasturirangan ji and his team for their immense contribution in terms of the draft of the policy.Addressing the participants Shri Khare said said this NEP focuses on overall development of students with scientific temperament. He stressed upon equity and inclusiveness and said the road to Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat will pass through this National Education policy. He added that several sessions on Holistic, Multidisciplinary and futuristic education, Quality Research, and Equitable use of technology for better reach in Education held during the day long conclave. These sessions are dedicated to significant aspects of education covered under the National Education Policy. Vice-Chancellors of universities, Directors of Institutions and Principals of colleges and other stakeholders participated in the programme.

The session I of the Conclave was held on the theme “Holistic, Multidisciplinary and Futuristic Education” and was chaired by Prof. D.P. Singh. Prof. M.K. Sridhar, Member, Committee for draft NEP, Prof. Najma Akhtar, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia and Prof. E. Suresh Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, EFLU were the guest speakers on the session. The speakers touched upon the journey of consultation process of the NEP, exponential growth of knowledge in 21st century, integration of humanities and arts with STEM; and Value based education.Prof. K. VijayRaghavan, the Principal Scientific Adviser of Government of India chaired the Session II on the subject “Catalysing Quality Research”. Renowned Mathematician and Member, Committee on draft NEP Prof. Manjul Bhargav, Vice Chairman, UGC Prof. Bhushan Patwardhan and former Director IISc, Bengaluru Prof. Anurag Kumar were the esteemed panellist in the session. This session provided an insight into critical role played by academic research nation’s development. The speakers emphasised on the societal challenges India faces and the solutions rooted in top-notch scientific research and innovations.The thematic discussion moving on to the next session was on ‘Equitable use of Technology for better reach in Education’ and featured the panellists Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras, Prof. Nageshwar Rao, Vice-Chancellor, IGNOU, Dr. Mini Shaji Thomas, Director, NIT, Trichy. Prof. Anil Sahashrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE moderated the session. The Speakers elaborated on how India as a global leader in ICT needs to integrate technology to expand the reach of higher education. The speakers highlighted the need for paying particular attention to emerging disruptive technologies.

 

Tags: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank , Union Minister of HRD , BJP , Bharatiya Janata Party , New Delhi , The Minister of Human Resource Development , Sanjay Dhotre , Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre , National Education Policy

 

 

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