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NEP 2020 should reduce Inequality and Socio-Educational Gap – Dr R. Indira

 
‘The National Education Policy 2020 seeks to have a 'Holistic Institution' with multiple discipline, mutual learning, and respect to other discipline. According to All India Survey of Higher Education (AISHE) 2019 report there are 993 Universities, 39931 Colleges and 10725 Stand Alone Institutions who are registered. It is time to unlearn and relearn among these Higher Educational Institutions to implement NEP 2020 to reduce inequality and socio-educational gap in the country’ thus said noted  Sociologist and reputed Professor Dr. R. Indira during the Webinar on Implication of NEP 2020 on Higher Education organized by SDM Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) banner on November 18, 2020. 
 
Dr R. Indira said that the NEP 2020 is a vision document which details the things which can be carried out  for the betterment of Indian Education System. Even though some of the initiatives in the document are already in place in many institutions, the autonomy to frame the syllabus, more focused approach towards innovation, multi-discipline universities and corporatization of higher education are some the core  concepts which Higher Educational Institutions should now focus upon. Further, the institutions should have clear plans for social inclusiveness and growth as a research-teaching universities.
 
Speaking on the occasion Dr N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, Mysore, emphasised the importance for educational institutions in bring in greater social awareness among students.
 
Dr. B. Yashoverma, Secretary of SDM Educational Trust, Ujire, graced the occasion. 
 
Dr. Sunil M.V., Nodal Officer of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) at SDMIMD coordinated the program. Faculty members, research scholars and educationist participated the webinar.