AITMC Organized a Webinar on New Education Policy
New Delhi: The All India Technical and Management Council (AITMC) has organized a webinar on the New Education Policy (NEP) which has recently been released by the Government of India. The impact of the New Education Policy on higher education and the possibilities of skill development were discussed in the webinar. Mr. Aman Mittal (Additional Director, Lovely Professional University), Dr. Pramod Pampatwar (Founder Director, VNIT Alumni Association), Mrs. Preet Sindhu Sihag (CEO, AITMC) and Smt. RajniJhulka (Advisor & Strategist, STEAM) were present as the key speakers. Mr. Brijesh Srivastav, Producer of the Programme ‘Aap Ki Baat’ welcomed all the speakers as the moderator of the webinar. This education policy has been appreciated by all the speakers in the webinar.
Mrs. Preet Sindhu Sihag (CEO, AITMC) said that this education policy will promote life-long learning. When a person becomes a life-long learner, then he is ready to deal with all the challenges coming in his/her life. This policy will not only help build educated youth but will also create empowered youth. I am very much confident about the future of our students with the introduction of this policy.
Dr. Pramod Pampatwar (Founder Director, VNIT Alumni Association) said that the newly introduced education policy is a very historic step. There has been no change in our education policy in the last 34 years. It was very important to bring the change in the education system. Education will be cost-effective under this education policy. If this policy is implemented properly, then it will definitely show favorable results. This new education policy will bring many changes in the Indian education system and many students will be associated with it.
Mr. Aman Mittal, Additional Director, Lovely Professional University, said that the government’s intent is to develop the robust education system in India and this is the only way to take it forward. We have to make globally competent students of the country. But, we have to keep in mind that along with making our students globally competent, they are also connected to their roots. Such a provision has been made in the education policy that in addition to making the students a global citizen, they will also be kept attached to their roots.
Smt. RajniJhulka (Advisor & Strategist, STEAM) said that this policy will be a new leap in the field of education. We work in the area of skill development, but under the new education policy, teacher’s training, upskilling and reskilling will be of utmost importance. She added that enquiry based teaching, theme based learning process, research based learning and multi-disciplinary approach are few areas of the pedagogy that must be looked upon for the teachers. A teacher must undergo 3-4 short-term courses at least twice a year or every third year to upgrade their knowledge.