PM Modi Chairs Meet on NEP2020, Pushes for Hybrid Learning

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  • PM Modi pushes for Hybrid learning.
  • Chaired a high level meet on NEP2020.
  • Around 40 per cent increase in online learning content is seen.

New Delhi: PM Modi on Saturday chaired a meeting to review progress in the implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. Reviewing the policy, PM Modi pushed for the adoption of technology in delivering formal education. He observed that a hybrid system of online and offline learning should be developed to avoid overexposure to the technology of school-going children.

From special efforts to track out of school children and bring them back into the mainstream, to the introduction of multiple entries and exits in higher education, many transformative reforms have been initiated that will define and lead the progress of the country, he said.

Since the launch of NEP, many initiatives have been unrolled to achieve the objectives of access, equity, inclusivity and quality as per the norms of the policy, PM said. As much as a 40 per cent increase in the availability of online learning with higher education institutions being allowed to run full-fledged online courses. He further suggested that the schools with science labs should engage farmers to provide them with a platform for soil testing.

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