SRINAGAR, Sept 16: The University of Kashmir in collaboration with J&K Government is organizing a one-day brainstorming session on the implementation of National Education Policy (NEP-2020) at SKICC, Srinagar on September 20.
It is pertinent to mention here that Union Cabinet approved the NEP on July 29, 2020 and the policy is meant to provide an overarching vision and comprehensive framework for higher education across the country.
The President and Prime Minister of India have suggested that the universities and higher education ministries across the country shall hold brainstorming sessions involving all the stakeholders for deliberating upon the strategies regarding the smooth implementation of NEP-2020 in the country.
Accordingly, the University of Kashmir is organizing a brainstorming session which shall be addressed by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind and Manoj Kumar Sinha, Lieutenant Governor, UT of J&K.
A handout stated that the brainstorming session shall comprise three technical sessions with presentations scheduled on various themes of NEP by K.K Sharma, Advisor to the Lt Governor, Prof. Ved Prakash, former UGC-Chairman, all the five Vice-Chancellors of universities in Kashmir valley, Director, NIT, Srinagar and a few college principals.
The session will be attended by several academicians, scientists, experts, Government officers and prominent civil society members of J&K UT.
Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, University of Kashmir said during the sessions, the whole gamut of issues related to the implementation of the new NEP in J&K shall be discussed by the stakeholders and the proceedings of the session shall inform the strategies and roadmap for the smooth implementation of NEP-2020 in the universities and higher education institutes in the JK UT.