Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the technology-based approach and initiatives such as the digital university are in line with the new National Education Policy (NEP).
“Advanced and modern methods are needed to increase access to affordable and quality education and to bring our vast population into a formal and technical education structure. Creating strong and flexible mechanisms to make education accessible to All is a priority for the government,” Pradhan said in a speech at the Education Today Conference of India.
“Technology-driven approaches and initiatives such as the Digital University aligned with NEP-2020 will be key to increasing access to quality education. NEP sets out the vision. and the way to meet the requirements of all learners from the very beginning of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECCE ) and also to build a vibrant and equitable knowledge society We are working to integrate education skills education into schools and higher education to increase employability,” he said.
Speaking about the future of jobs and skills, he said that the nature of work is changing, and Industrial Revolution (IR) 4.0 offers us both challenges and opportunities to upskill, upskilling and re-establishing the country’s vast population.
“We have to bring about a paradigm shift in skills and make it more aspirational in harnessing IR 4.0 and getting our youth ready for the future. learn Indian to set establish India as a knowledge economy of the 21st century,” he added.