Equal emphasis is being given to both education and skilling as part of the New Educational Policy(NEP).
New Delhi:The prime minister expressed the belief that apprenticeships will make the youth future-ready and highlighted the efforts of the government in promoting apprenticeships in India. He said that this will help industries identificy workforce with the right skill set.
“Education, skilling have equal emphasis under new NEP”
Prime minister said,education and skilling have been reoriented according to the aptitude of the youngsters and demands of the future. Equal emphasis is being given to both education and skilling as part of the NEP. The move encourages the government to undertake further reforms in the education and skilling sectors while unburdening our students from the regulations of the past,
The government is focusing on tools that ensure anywhere access to knowledge. Now, the role of our teachers will not be limited only to the classroom. More varieties of teaching material will be available to our educational institutions all over the country, which will open new doors of opportunities for the teachers while filling the gap between “village and city schools” of every where.
Also highlighted the importance of the role and partnership of academia and industry in bringing rapid changes in the country’s education sector.
Throwing light on this year’s budget, PM Modi highlighted the provision of a stipend that has been made available for about 50 lakh youth under the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme.