Imphal: Manipur education minister Dr Thokchom Radheshyam on Tuesday reviewed the work progress for constituting task force and to decide further course of action for fully comprehending the National Education Policy (NEP) and implementing the policy.
The meeting was held at the conference hall, Samagra Shiksha, Babupara.
Commissioner, higher and technical education/SCERT, M. Harekrishna apprised the minister on the tentative list of persons to be nominated as members of the Task Force in respect of the higher and technical education department and SCERT.
Commissioner, education-S and adult education, T. Ranjit Singh expressed that creation of the task force is the most important step for expediting implementation of NEP.
The Task Force will constitute 25 – 30 members drawn from experts, educationists, educational enthusiasts, social workers, prominent individuals in the field of sports, art and culture, dance, among others and should consists of representatives nominated by SCERT, department of education-S, department of higher and echnical education, BoSEM, CoHSEM and also representatives or nominees of departments of health, social welfare and tribal affairs and hills.
Radheshyam instructed the officials present to organise a consultative meeting with representatives of central institutions imparting higher education and principals of affiliated colleges of DM University. He also opined that a meeting for all the zonal education ifficers and principals of higher secondary schools at a different schedule is necessary. He also directed the officials to prepare proposals for conducting seminars, webinars and Ddscussions on National Education Policy, 2020.
Emphasising on the need for thorough understanding of the policy the minister asked the officials to distribute the booklets on the education policy to as many stakeholders as possible and obtain feedback and suggestions.