Progress in the implementation of the NEP, 14 engg colleges to provide technical education in 5 regional languages: Pradhan
Tiruchirappalli, September 20 (PTI) Significant progress is being made in the implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, and in accordance with one of its main recommendations, 14 engineering schools in 8 states will provide technical education in 5 regional languages, said the Union Minister. for education, skills development and entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.
This decision, said the minister, will promote the regional languages of the country and “will ensure that our young aspirants can pursue technical studies without worrying about language barriers”.
Virtually inaugurating the Center of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing, created at a cost of Rs 7 crore at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Tiruchirappalli, in the presence of Director Mini Shaji Thomas, the Union Minister said that “ the NEP has a host of futuristic recommendations which will give our students the flexibility and the power to choose. I assure you that you will witness a dramatic transformation of our education system as we fully deploy the policy. “
“As knowledge becomes the engine of the modern economy, it becomes imperative that we shift our educational ecosystem into line with the 21st century. It is in this spirit that we now have with us the NEP 2020 and quality education for all, ”Pradhan said.
This vision document provides the nation with a roadmap for the future, he said.
“We are making significant progress in the implementation of the NEP. In accordance with one of the main recommendations of the policy, 14 engineering schools in 8 states will provide technical education in 5 regional languages,” he said. declared.
Furthermore, as India moves towards the realization of Atmanirbhar Bharat, the country should ensure that innovation leads to inclusive and holistic growth of people belonging to different strata of society. “Our priorities for innovation must be to accustom education to our socio-economic realities. I am sure that institutions such as NIT Tiruchirappalli will play a crucial role in innovation and contribute to nation building. to the best of its potential, ”Pradhan said.
The Union Minister who inaugurated the OPAL – Ladies’ Foyer on this occasion, called for proactive measures to encourage women to opt for technical education and to excel even more in this field. This is necessary not only to facilitate more choice for women, but also for the empowerment of the nation, he said.
President Bhaskar Bhat presided over the function.
State-of-the-art Manufacturing Center of Excellence houses state-of-the-art 3D metal printing facilities, femtosecond micromachining system, laser pee system and high temperature indentation tester offering services such as printing metallic, marking, texturing, micro-channeling, micro-drilling, micro-cutting, laser shot peening and imaging. These additions will promote the climate for research and innovation at NIT Tiruchirappalli. PTI JSP
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