Union HRD Minister holdsa series of meetings with Members of Parliament of South Indian states in connection with draft NEP

New Delhi: The Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ held a series of meetings with Members of Parliament (MPs) from Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Odisha and Puducherry in the Parliament over the last few days in connection with the draft New Education Policy (NEP). The members discussed the Draft NEP in detail, covering wide range of subjects relating to education. Some of the members also gave their written representation reflecting the educational needs of their respective state/UT to the HRD Minister.

Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that the collective effort and wide-ranging consultationswill further enrich the policy. He said that the Ministry will examine the suggestions/ recommendations received from all the members and with these suggestions/ recommendations; we will be able to formulate a policy that will transform the education system of the country and pave way for a New India. The Minister also informed that till date we have received over one lakh fifty thousand suggestions from the public.