Dr K Kasturirangan, former chief of ISRO and a Padma Vibhushan awardee, who has been in the spotlight for his role as the Chairman, National Education Policy-2020 (NEP) for past two years, will be delivering a lecture on National Education Policy-2020 on July 24, 2021 at 11.00 am, as part of SRM University-AP’s University Distinguished Lecture Series. The webinar will be streamed live. In the lecture titled “Creating a Vibrant Knowledge Society – An Indian Strategy for 21st Century”, Dr Kasturirangan will discuss in detail about connecting school education, collegiate education and University Education to provide student-centric, multidisciplinary and holistic education, underlying the conceptualization of National Education Policy 2020. Being the first education policy of the 21st century, NEP 2020 proposes to address the many growing developmental imperatives of the country. This policy aims to revise and revamp all aspects of the education structure, including its regulation and governance, and create a new system that is aligned with the aspirational goals of 21st-century education while building upon India’s traditions and value systems. NEP emphasizes that higher education must build expertise that society will need over the next 25 years and beyond. NEP-2020 lays the foundation for ‘New India of the 21st Century.
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A brainchild of Prof D Narayana Rao, Pro Vice Chancellor, SRM University-AP, the webinar will be presided over by Dr Audimulapu Suresh, Minister for Education, Andhra Pradesh.