New National Education Policy in Jammu Kashmir on Cards | Latest News on National Education Policy 2022 in J&K
The Jammu and Kashmir administration has announced the dates for the implementation of New National Education Policy in Jammu Kashmir . The NEP will be implemented in the Union territory of J&K from April, as per latest news update.
“The National Education Policy 2020 is being implemented in Jammu and Kashmir from April 1,” a senior official said.
In this regard, a high-level meeting was held by Advisor to LG, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, School Education and Literacy Department Secretary Anita Karwal and Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta.
The meeting’s prime focus was to discuss the functioning of the School Education Department to resolve the operational issues being faced in implementation of the education policy and other schemes.
Main Highlights of New Education Policy 2020
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Check out the main features of NEP 2020 below:
- Rollout of Vidya Pravesh, a preschool preparation programme for Class 1 students.
- Three-month play module and the Indian Sign language as a subject at secondary level.
- National Initiative for Proficiency in Reading with Understanding and Numeracy (NIPUN Bharat) policy to improve cognitive ability of children between 3-8 years of age.
- Opening of 10 Model Schools in each district of Union Territory of Jammu Kashmir.
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The department will soon receive Rs 259 crore from the Finance Department for Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan, besides Rs 28.1 crore as the UT’s share, enabling it to submit the utilisation certificate of entire fund of Rs 464 crore to Government of India within one week, they said.
The department was asked to prioritise early resolution of other financial issues towards effective implementation of the New National Education Policy in Jammu Kashmir , they said.
To suitably train teachers to impart quality education, the department was asked to ensure 100 per cent participation in the Integrated Teacher Training Program NISHTHA 2.0 by the NCERT (National Council of Education Research and Training), they said.
It was also asked to activate all its block and cluster resource centres, the officials said.
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