Vastavam web: India PM Modi today said the new National Education Policy focusses on ‘how to think’, while the education system till now in the country emphasised on ‘what to think’. Referring to the policy as foundation of “new India,” Modi said ther were no major changes in present india education system over the years. As a result, instead of promoting values of curiosity and imagination, herd mentality was being encouraged.
PM Modi made these remarks while delivering the inaugural address at the Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under National Education Policy’ via video link. Modi said it is a matter of happiness that after the introduction of the National Education Policy, no region or section has said that it has any kind of bias, or is leaning towards one side. Mod said, we trying to ensure that our talent stay in india for the development of upcoming generations.
The institutes which will work more on quality education will be given more freedom as a reward. This will increase the quality and encourage higher education institutes to grow,” he said.