On various initiatives of the school education, Union education minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank held a meeting with the heads of department of school education and National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT).
Along with new institutions and initiatives, the meeting also focused on implementation of the new National Education Policy 2020.
In the meeting, director of NCERT, Hrishikesh Senapaty, and secretary, department of school education and literacy, Anita Karwal were present with Union Minister.
Pokhriyal tweeted that various issues were discussed during the meeting, which include setting up of Regional Institute of Education (RIE) at Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. The announcement was done earlier in 2016 to strengthen School Education and Teacher Education in the region.
The meeting also included discussion of the annual report and audited accounts of the NCERT, implementation of the NEP 2020 as well as drafting of the new National Curriculum Framework. They also discussed research and the printing and distribution of textbooks.
Various issues were discussed during the meeting:
– Setting up of RIE at Nellore
– Annual Report and Audited Accounts of NCERT for 2018-19
– Preparations for NCF and implementation of NEP pic.twitter.com/mt0hTPAhzA
— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) August 21, 2020