Vastavam Web: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the two-day conclave named ‘School Education in 21st Century’ that was organized by the Ministry of Education (MoE) as part of the Shiksha Parv. Speaking at the conclave, PM Modi termed the National Education Policy 2020 as a path to fulfill the aspirations and hopes of the country and there is a need for implementing the policy across the nation. PM Modi said the new curriculum that was developed as part of the National Education Policy will cut short the school syllabus with an aim to making the learning a fun process.
He maintained that the government is taking the required steps to boost the foundation literacy with an aim to take forward the ‘learn-to-read’ to ‘read-to-learn’ journey forward. Narendra Modi called the National Education Policy 2020 as the foundation for India’s future and said the policy will lead India into the 21st Century. The Prime Minister went on to say that National Education Policy 2020 will result in developing scientific thinking among the students and it took 4 to 5 years to formulate the policy.