Coinciding with the third anniversary of National Education Policy 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam at Bharat Mandapam, Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.
The State Department of Education organised the live streaming of the event at Raj Bhavan which was attended by Governor Phagu Chauhan, Education Minister Rakkam A Sangma, Advisor to the Education Department Himalaya M Shangpliang, senior officials of the state government, armed forces and school students.
As part of the programme, the Governor inspected an exhibition on the NEP 2020 showcasing the works of schools students and DERT.
During the inauguration of Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam, the Prime Minister released the first instalment of funds under the PM SHRI Scheme. These schools will nurture students in a way that they become engaged, productive, and contributing citizens for building an equitable, inclusive, and plural society as envisaged by National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.
Education and skill curriculum books translated into 12 Indian languages was also released.
The two-day event organized by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship aims to provide a platform for academics, sector experts, policy makers, industry representatives, teachers and students from schools, higher education and skilling institutions, among others, to share their insights, success stories and best practices in implementing the NEP 2020 and work out strategies for taking it further ahead.