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NEP lays emphasis on skills that will give people strength to be free from slavery: PM



Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stated in his address from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 76th Independence Day, “I look with hope the way the new National Education Policy (NEP) has been formulated with a lot of brainstorming, with the exchange of ideas from various people and is at the root of the country’s education policy.”

Further he said that the skills emphasised in it is such, it will give citizens the strength to be free from slavery.

The NEP approved by the Union Cabinet in 2020 replaces the 34-year-old National Policy on Education framed in 1986. It is aimed at paving the way for transformational reforms in school and higher education systems to make India a global knowledge superpower.