For the implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all the higher education institutions to share their feedback and suggestions.
The regulator has asked all the higher education institutions to give wide publicity amongst the stakeholders for giving their feedback and suggestions on the MyGov portal of the government. The UGC has stated that as a part of the consultation process, an outline of the implementation plan covering the actionable points and associated activities as envisioned in the NEP 2020 document has been prepared.
The higher education regulator has also invited institutions to disseminate the information about the upcoming artificial intelligence summit beginning next week, RAISE 2020 amongst faculty and students and encourage them to participate in the summit. The Government of India is organizing the virtual summit on AI- Responsible Al for Social Empowerment (RAISE 2020) from October 5-9, 2020. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the summit.
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The UGC letter reads, “RAISE 2020 is aimed to unveil India’s vision for Al. showcase talent, create awareness and launch an action roadmap. It will focus on 5 distinct themes, viz. Responsible Al, Data, Collaboration, Ecosystem Development and Empowering a Billion+. Global experts and delegates in research, policy and innovation on Artificial Intelligence are expected to participate in the summit and share their insight on how to leverage the new wave technology towards the betterment of the larger global population.”