Updated: Feb 6, 2022
India’s New Education Policy (NEP) came at a time when the world is undergoing rapid transformation in the education sector. It is heartening to note that the Policy lays particular emphasis on the development of the creative potential of each individual, basing itself on the principle that education must not only develop cognitive capacities, but also social, ethical and emotional thinking leading to a holistic development.
The emphasis on provision of a quality education system with particular focus on historically marginalized, disadvantaged and underrepresented groups is also noteworthy. And it is particularly encouraging to note that the Policy acknowledges that a number of initiatives will be required,