Imphal: The New Education Policy (NEP) 2020 will bring a revolution in the education system in the entire country by 2030, Union education minister RK Ranjan said on Saturday.
The country will able be to solve the issue of educated unemployed youths in some years, Ranjan said.
He was speaking during his reception programme held at multipurpose hall of State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) located at Lamphelpat organised by state education department.
He said the past education policy was time bound, huge expenditure and after the course of education the students were given a certificate whether the said passed out students have the capacity to get employed or not. Due to the reason the number of educated unemployed youths has reached over 7 lakh as registered at the employment exchange.
To change the past education system into quality education the NEP, 2020 was introduced under the initiatives of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Under NEP, 2020 vocation education will be given to the students starting from Class VI standard. While giving the vocational training upto Class X the students will be made exposed themselves to the vocational trade that they desire. After they choose the vocational trade the students will be awarded incentives for six months with Rs 3,000 per month.
Despite general education the students can adopt the idea and knowledge of source of earning, he added.
The academic credit bank of NEP, 2020 will bring much benefits to the students at their higher studies. At present about 50 institutions having A and A+ grade been registered. Academic credit bank will provide great benefit to the students with flexibility in changing their subject streams, he said.
With the fully implementation of NEP, 2020 Indian education system will be on top at global level, Ranjan said.