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What to look for in India’s Education through National Education Policy-2020???

The Union Cabinet, Government of India approved the National Education Policy and it was made public on 29th July 2020. This education policy replaces the old National Policy on Education brought in 1986. The National Education Policy, 2020 is based on five pillars of Access, Equity, Quality, Affordability, and Accountability. This policy will definitely help in improving the quality of education in India at both schools and in higher education. It will provide enough resources to students at all levels to develop their skills and compete at a global level. Some important highlights of National Education Policy-2020 are: SCHOOL EDUCATION Providing Universal Access at all Levels of School Education - Apart from imparting school education to all at pre-school to secondary, the government aims to bring nearly 2 crore school dropouts back into mainstream education. This process will be facilitated by imparting education to students through both formal and informal mode. It will be achieve
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5 Pitfalls in India’s Engineering Education and why it needs to be addressed

The education system is generally divided into two categories a) School Education and b) Higher Education. Being such a large country and supporting a huge population the Indian government spends 4.6 percent of its GDP on education and ranks 62nd in total public expenditure on education per student . Is this amount sufficient??? Well, that discussion is for some other day. But what we need to discuss is the challenges the education system is facing in the current era. Although it is true the government along with policymakers is working to improve the quality of education system both at school level and in higher education. It has called for bringing a new education policy that was framed in 19826 and last updated in 1992. Through the New Education Policy , the government might take some steps to enhance the quality of education at all levels. It is believed to be more tech-savvy to keep the students in tune with the current scenario. The government, however, has taken certain steps