Applaud focus on promotion of mother tongue, regional languages in NEP: Himanta Biswa
Published on July 30, 2020 | News Source: Rinku Sharma
Guwahati, July 30: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today applauded the focus on promotion of mother tongue and regional languages in the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.
Himanta Biswa said that the new education policy will bring about a paradigm shift in the learning and teaching environment. "Led by vision of Hon PM Sri narendramodi the NewEducationPolicy promises to bring about a paradigm shift in our learning & teaching environment, making it holistic & inclusive. I applaud the focus on promotion of mother tongue / regional languages. Congrats DrRPNishank," Himanta Biswa tweeted.
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the National Education Policy 2020 on Wednesday which is set to usher in a slew of changes in the education system. According to NEP, no language will be imposed on any student. The policy has emphasized mother tongue/local language/regional language as the medium of instruction at least till Grade 5, but preferably till Grade 8 and beyond.