HSNC University aims to offer a liberal education system that fosters competitiveness, creative thinking, innovation, and other skill sets, says Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani, Provost – HSNC University in a conversation with Elets News Network (ENN).
T he first National education policy in 34 years (NEP), approved by the Union Cabinet, has introduced many reformations in the Indian education system. Starting with the renaming of The Ministry of Human Resource and Development as The Ministry of Education, the new policy envisions to offer a new structure to the education system in the country.
NEP 2020 proposes the revision and revamping of all aspects of the education structure, including its regulation and governance, to create a new system that is aligned with the aspirational goals of 21st-century education, while remaining consistent with India’s traditions and value systems.
Applauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address on the National Education Policy 2020, Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani, Provost – HSNC University said, “All of us at HSNC University thank the forward looking vision of Hon’ble Narendra Modi towards the National Education Policy and taking it to a universal level. He rightly emphasized on the need of the hour and its relevancy of inclusion in the policy, highlighting it as a reflection of the aspirants. We are more than glad to go hand in hand for a better future by providing interdisciplinary studies, flexible entry and exit in courses, opportunities for global compatibility and room for all kinds of improvement the 21st century generation requires in getting the nation being recognized as a global education hub.”
Earlier in June, Mumbai’s three reputed colleges – K. C. College, H. R. College and Bombay Teachers’ Training College (BTTC) came together to form Maharashtra’s second cluster University; named as ‘HSNC University’. The University aims at ushering in a new wave of education and offers interdisciplinary, liberal, choice Dr. Hiranandani further adds, “HSNC University aims to offer a liberal education system that fosters competitiveness, creative thinking, innovation, and other skill sets. I am pleased to see the National Education Policy 2020 be in sync with the vision of our University and look forward to it.”based credit system and talent – oriented education approach and advocates for an industry-focused, technology and skill development-driven curriculum that will make undergraduate and post graduate students’ employment – ready.