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Government aims to save Rs 2 lakh crores spent by Indian students abroad: Ramesh Pokhriyal – Times of India

MANGALURU: There are virtually 8 lakh Indian students learning in numerous international universities and spend on a mean Rs 2 lakh crore yearly in charges and different bills. The authorities is taking steps to make sure that high quality schooling and comparable amenities are supplied in India itself in order that these students are retained right here, said Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, union minister of schooling.

Addressing the 14th National Education Summit 2021 – NEP 2020 – Transforming academic panorama of the nation and carving a street map for Implementation’ organized by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India, he mentioned the ministry is in talks with greater than 128 international universities on methods to collaborate in order that comparable amenities might be given to the students right here as effectively.

“We have already got more than 50000 student registrations and there are already almost 1000 students involved in research and development in India,” he mentioned.

According to Pokhriyal, the federal government of India ensured that even through the lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic, none of the students misplaced an educational 12 months due to the non-accessibility of educational amenities.

“Almost 33 crore students across the country were able to get online education. Even in remote villages, the education institutes ensured that students could get access to their studies through radios and rooftop loudspeakers,” he mentioned.

On the New Education Policy (NEP) 2020, the minister defined that until class 5, students would give you the option to get an schooling of their mom tongue or the language of their desire. “The Education facilities in India would get a huge boost with the introduction of the NEP. This would also help in the promotion of Local languages for education,” he mentioned.

Pokhriyal additionally requested the Industry consultant to collaborate with academic institutes to assist design the curriculum.

“Education is the most important pillar for any economy. Once the industries collaborate with the educational institutes, the curriculum can be designed in a way where the students can also gain industrial experience as a part of their studies,” he knowledgeable.

Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST) defined that the schooling system needs to be designed as a method of reaching creativity and ability growth.

“NEP 2020 aims to achieve that. The education curriculum should be aligned with the needs of the industry. Its objective should be to help in problem-solving of the society,” he mentioned.

According to Sharma, organising of the National Research Foundation would additionally assist in constructing the analysis capability of the schools and schools within the nation. “The government has also earmarked a huge budget of Rs 50000 crores to spend over the period of 5 years for the creation of the National Research Foundation (NRF). This in turn will help in funding the research in the range of disciplines right from science and technology to humanities,” he added.

Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra, co-chairman, National Council on Education and Chancellor, Shobhit University defined that the National Education Policy will join the previous with the long run with a give attention to excelling within the schooling sector.

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Prashant Bhalla, chairman, ASSOCHAM National Council on Education and President, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions defined that instructing students within the mom tongue can be very efficient. “There are various studies that suggest that most students understand complex subjects when explained in their mother tongue. This would help many students,” he mentioned.

Anil D Sahasrabudhe, hairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) said that the New Education Policy (NEP) 2020 would assist the nation obtain excellence in its schooling system. “A vocational course as a part of the curriculum would also help the students develop an entrepreneurial mindset which would help them in the future,” he defined.

Vineet Agrawal, president, ASSOCHAM explains that the National Education Policy 2020 can be a recreation-changer for the schooling system within the nation.

“The industry will collaborate with the government towards enriching the education system of the country and making the students more attuned to the needs of the industry”, he mentioned.

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