NEP 2020: Ministry of Human Resource Development now becomes the Ministry of Education. New National Education Policy 2020 praised by people across the country. Check details here

NEP 2020 is based on the foundational pillars of Access, Affordability, Equity, Quality, and Accountability. The Ministry of Human Resource Management, MHRD has been renamed as Education MinistryNew Education Policy has been given approval by the Union Cabinet.

Union Ministers Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank along with Prakash Javadekar and were present at the cabinet briefing at National Media Center, New Delhi. Both the ministers together communicated the New Education Policy that will come into effect by 2030.

To help the youth take up higher education more easily, NEP has been released for school education and higher education for colleges, universities and other institutes.


To provide increased flexibility with the choice of subjects to study across various streams of arts, humanities, sciences, sports, and other vocational subjects.

To highlight the importance of local and classical languages of India, there has been a proposal of multilingual studies in the NEP.

According to the draft, a 5+3+3+4 curricular has been proposed based on the cognitive-developmental stages of the children rather than their age.

To extend literacy to all, NEP suggested the extension of the Right to Education, RTE covering children under age group 3 to 18 year.

Sports activities will be given equal importance like any other subject. There will be no differentiation between academics and extracurricular activities.

Under the ‘vocational education programmes’, school students will understand the work of local workers like carpenters or artisans and understand their skill sets.

Board exams will discourage ‘rote learning’ and encourage more critical thinking and objectivity.

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Listen to the cabinet meeting here:

Social Media is elated with this much needed and insightful move:

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