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30 July 2021
30-07-2021

Chandigarh, July 30: Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal today announced that July, 29 will be celebrated every year as New Education Policy Day. On this day the progress of the aims and objectives of the New Education Policy-2020 will be reviewed.

The Chief Minister said that in line with the State Government's vision of empowering students with knowledge, skills and values by imparting quality education, Haryana is moving fast towards ensuring successful implementation of the NEP-2020 by the year 2025. He said that Haryana would set an example by implementing the Education Policy.

The Chief Minister said that sensitizing the teachers, educationists and stakeholders as well as the children, who are the real beneficiaries of this policy about NEP-2020 is the need of the hour.

He said that for the successful implementation of NEP by the year 2025, a roadmap has been prepared by the senior officers of the Departments of Women and Child Development, School Education, Higher Education and Technical Education.

The Chief Minister said that work is already being done in Haryana and the recommendations made by Haryana have also been included in the NEP-2020.

Sh. Manohar Lal further said that empowering students with knowledge, skills and values to enhance their employability is the top priority of the State Government.

He said that in NEP-2020 the target of ensuring participation of women in higher education has been set at 50 per cent and in Haryana, at present, the participation of women in higher education is 32 per cent and soon dedicated efforts would be made to increase this percentage to 50 per cent.

"For this, the State Government has opened women's colleges and is also providing transport facilities to girls to reach their college," said Sh. Manohar Lal. The Chief Minister said that Haryana has already adopted a holistic and multi-disciplinary education approach as per the roadmap prepared for the successful implementation of NEP-2020.

He informed that work is being done on the plan to set up a multi-disciplinary Education and Research University in Haryana.