DIPR/ TMB Report
Imphal: Education Minister Dr. Thokchom Radheshyam on Thursday held a review meeting with the officials of Education Department to chalk out modalities and constitute a task force consisting of all core functionaries at the earliest for effective implementation of the National Education Policy, (NEP), 2020 in letter and in spirit.
Briefing about the review meeting, the Minister said that the main objective for constituting the task force is to prepare a roadmap for effective implementation of the new education policy. With the approval of the National Education Policy, (NEP), 2020 by the Union Cabinet, he said that the states have been directed for implementation of the policy. Brainstorming sessions will be held for analysing and understanding the National Education Policy, (NEP), 2020 and constitute the task force.
The task force will prepare the roadmap by identifying the challenges and concerns that may arise during the implementation of the new education policy. As such the need for translating the textbooks may be required especially for students of upto grade 5 as the learning and teaching will now be carried out through home/local language, he added.
During the meeting, Thokchom Radheshyam Singh also apprised everyone present about the Video Conference held with the Hon’ble Minister HRD on 4th August, 2020 and the necessity of working collectively and in a strategic manner for effective implementation of National Education Policy, 2020.
Emphasizing on the need for a thorough understanding of the policy the Minister appealed to all stakeholders and solicited cooperation from all quarters particularly, Educationists, Teachers, Teachers Associations, Student bodies and all stakeholders to analyse and understand the policy so that it could be effectively implemented in the state.
The review meeting was attended by Commissioner, University & Higher Education & SCERT, M. Hare krishna Singh; Commissioner, School Education, T. Ranjit Singh; officials concerned of the Education Department from both Schools and University & Higher Education, SCERT, COHSEM and BSEM was held at the Conference Hall, Samagra Shiksha Manipur, Babupara.