The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, September 10
Haryana Governor, Bandaru Dattatraya has said that the National Education Policy 2020 will be helpful in improving the quality of education as well as in all-round development. The Governor was addressing the inaugural session of a one-day workshop of Vice Chancellors and Registrars of private universities across the state at Haryana Raj Bhavan here today. Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal, Education Minister, Kanwar Pal and Chairman, Haryana Higher Education Council, Professor BK Kuthiala were also present on the occasion.
Governor said that educationists have an important role in nation building. He called upon the academicians present in the workshop to work for quality improvement in education. Education is the means of all round development. National Education Policy 2020 has been prepared under visionary thinking. With this policy, the goal of Atmanirbhar Bharat will be realized and educational institutions will play an important role in achieving that goal. Under the leadership of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi the New Education Policy emphasizes research and development. Private sector educational institutions should also contribute in this regard.
Haryana government is doing excellent work in the field of education
Bandaru Dattatraya said that New Education Policy 2020 has been implemented to prepare the youth for present and future. It is a matter of pride that Haryana Government will fully implement this policy by 2025. Haryana will be the first state to implement the education policy by 2025. He said that Haryana Government is doing excellent work to improve the quality of education. Along with technical education, emphasis is also being laid on courses on Artificial Intelligence to make education job-oriented.
Poverty will be eradicated only through education
Governor said that poverty can be eradicated only through education. He said that due to paucity of institutions, many OBC, SC, ST and minority students from poor families are not able to study in private sector institutions. He said that it cannot be denied that there are many provisions like scholarship etc. for these sections but still a lot needs to be done for these deprived sections. He called upon the academicians present in the workshop that private universities should not only admit such poor students but also make efforts for their overall development.
Bandaru Dattatraya said that all private institutions should implement the new education policy in the best way possible. This education policy is the road map of the future which will give a new direction to the country.