IMPHAL, Aug 24 - Close on the heels of holding a meeting with representatives of student bodies for implementation of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, Manipur Education Minister Dr Thokchom Radheshyam today chaired another sensitisation programme at the Directorate of University and Higher Education premises.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Th Radheshyam said it is important to disseminate and analyse the new education policy in detail to ensure effective implementation in its spirit and intent through coherence in planning and synergy across all bodies involved.
The programme, conducted specially for college principals and teachers along with officials concerned of the directorate discussed the higher education sectors with regard to NEP, 2020.
Later, Dr Radheshyam told mediapersons that with the new education policy approved by the Union Cabinet on July 29, a series of brainstorming discussions are being organised with the stakeholders to find out the best possible ways for effective implementation of NEP, 2020 in the state.
He said the sensitisation programme focused on the different provisions of higher and technical education - colleges, universities and role of teachers - that may be needed to be addressed and ensuring their preparedness for transforming higher educational institutions into multidisciplinary universities, colleges and HEI clusters. He believed that regular discussion will ensure detailed and effective implementation of the policy.
Commissioner of Higher and Technical Education M Harekrishna, Joint Director (University and Higher Education) T Ojit Singh also attended the programme wherein three resource persons presented powerpoint presentations on NEP, 2020.
On August 22, the Education Minister chaired a meeting with representatives of the students� organisations to discuss how NEP, 2020 can be effectively implemented in the state.