Karnataka govt briefs governor Vajubhai Wala about the action taken to implement NEP 2020

South India

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Dr CN Aswathanarayana on Friday met governor Vajubhai Wala and briefed him about the actions taken regarding implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.


CN Aswathanarayana, who is also the minister for higher education, said that Karnataka wanted to become the first state in the country to implement this policy.

The minister also briefed the Governor about the import and changes that are expected after the implementation of the policy.

He also made aware the governor of the suggestions expressed by the sub-committees of the task force.

"The implementation would start as soon as the task force submits the final draft, which is expected to happen very soon," he said.

According to an official release, the Governor expressed his happiness about the steps being taken by the government with regard to the implementation of the policy and also gave him some suggestions.

Last month, the Union Cabinet approved National Education Policy 2020 bringing major reforms in higher education including a target of 50 per cent Gross Enrollment Ratio by 2035 and provision for multiple entry and exits.


With inputs from Agency

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