An introduction of National Education Policy 2020 by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is a boon which will help in building a New India said Shri Subhash Shirodkar Minister for Water Resource Department and Chairman of Task Force Committee for school education. He was speaking as the chief Guest for “Janbhagidari” Event organized by Directorate of Education on Theme Ensuring Foundation Literacy and numeracy especially in the context of blended learning in the city today.
Teacher and parents involvement will play major role in implementation of NEP 2020 from this academic year which includes foundation course for nursery, Lower, Upper KG he added. He further said child should be our target and one should aim towards making child versatile to make them achieve success in life.
Shri Prasad Lolayekar, Secretary to Education IAS addressing as a key note Speaker said Ministry of Education in partnership with all States & UTs is holding Janbhagidari events throughout the country to create awareness & generate a sense of pride among various stakeholders like students, teachers, parents & community as a whole, about G-20, National Education Policy & Foundation Literacy and numeracy. Speaking further he said brain development is most rapid in three to eight years of a child’s life and hence we need to stress on how we can teach them for overall growth of brain.NEP2020 focuses on Panch Kosha concept that includes Physical development (sharirik vikas), development of life energy (pranik vikas), emotional and mental development (manasik vikas), intellectual development (bauddhik vikas) and spiritual development (chaitsik vikas) of the child, he added. The state government is very serious about implementing NEP2020 and will systematically execute it and seek help and cooperation of the people he concluded.
Shri Shailesh Zingde, Director, Directorate of Education welcomed the gathering and Shri Shambu Ghadi, Director of SCERT proposed the vote of thanks.