The New Education Policy, NEP 2020, has been approved by the Union Cabinet. The new policy will come into effect by 2030. Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, together unveiled it and shared the details. The Ministry of Human Resource Management, MHRD has also been renamed as Education Ministry.
The draft of NEP 2020, has been prepared by a panel of experts led by former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Kasturirangan and reviewed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The existing education policy was framed in 1986 and revised in 1992.