Union Minister of State for Schooling, Dr. Subhas Sarkar has stated that no state authorities has opposed the Nationwide Schooling Coverage (NEP) 2020, and as an alternative, they’ve offered their respective observations on the NEP 2020 to the centre. The minister made the remarks whereas speaking to the media in Tamil Nadu’s Chennai as we speak, the place he inaugurated new infrastructural amenities on the Nationwide Institute of Technical Academics Coaching and Analysis (NITTTR). “No State authorities has opposed the New Schooling Coverage 2020. They’ve put ahead their observations on it earlier than the centre,” Subhas Sarkar was reported as saying by information company ANI.
Notably, the Union authorities launched the Nationwide Schooling Coverage 2020 in July 2020 in a bid to revamp the entire schooling system within the nation, starting from elementary to greater schooling. Nonetheless, three years after its launch, the NEP 2020 nonetheless finds itself struggling for implementation throughout the nation, courtesy of some state governments like Karnataka, West Bengal, and Tamil Nadu, who’ve objected to the schooling coverage.
Whereas the NEP 2020 doesn’t necessitate states to simply accept it, states are free to simply accept or reject the coverage. Earlier in August this yr, Union Minister of Schooling Dharmendra Pradhan additionally launched a revised draft of the Nationwide Curriculum Framework for Faculty Schooling (NCF-SE). Notably, the NEP 2020 and the NCF-SE would collectively function a guiding doc for framing the syllabus and designing college textbooks revealed by the NCERT (Nationwide Council For Instructional Analysis and Coaching) for Class 3 to Class 12.
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Whereas the BJP dominated states have progressively began rolling down the NEP 2020 of their respective instructional establishments, some non-BJP states have voiced in opposition to the coverage. Earlier in August, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah introduced that the state authorities would repeal the NEP 2020 fully from the subsequent tutorial yr, making it the primary state to take action. Karnataka’s Deputy Chief Minister D Ok Shivakumar stated that the state authorities will provide you with its personal ‘Karnataka Schooling Coverage’ subsequent yr.
Whereas the Tamil Nadu authorities has already expressed its disapproval of the NEP, the West Bengal authorities has already provide you with its personal West Bengal State Schooling Coverage 2023. Even the Kerala authorities has lately launched supplementary college textbooks which cowl the parts and chapters that had been deleted from NCERT textbooks following the ‘Syllabus Revision; by the NCERT.