President Ram Nath Kovind said on Sunday that a committed effort should be made to make Jammu and Kashmir a center of knowledge, innovation, and study by literally implementing the new Education Policy (NEP 2020). He said that there is no shortage of intelligent, talented, and innovative children in Jammu and Kashmir, and students will come out with sharp intelligence from the new education policy. Kovind said, “Committed efforts should be made to make Jammu and Kashmir a center of knowledge, innovation, and study by applying NEAP literally. These steps will once again make Jammu and Kashmir “the paradise of the earth and the shining jewel of the crown of Mother Bharti as it used to be in the medieval period.”
The President made this remark during a conference on the implementation of NEP in Jammu and Kashmir. He said, “India has the unique demographic advantage but it can be used positively only when a substantial part of the population is skilled, professionally competitive and genuinely fully educated.” Cited the example of the Mahayana sect of Buddhism, which was popular in Kashmir and said that Indian culture is incomplete without considering them.
He said, “It is important to understand our tradition and rich cultural heritage and this can only happen in our mother tongue. This is the mother tongue that has been encouraged in the new education policy, as it is linked to the cultural ethos of our country. “It is worth mentioning that NEP was approved by the Union Cabinet in July and it replaced the 1986 National Education Policy Will take.