New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani and education ministers of all states and Union Territories on Tuesday met at the Vigyan Bhavan to discuss the proposed new education policy.
Talking to reporters later, the HRD Minister said, “Students who are physically challenged, or from SC, tribal sects will be given quality education.”adding that “work is ongoing.”
The discussions focused on the year-long process of drafting the national education policy after involving stakeholders from every walk of life.
During the meeting, the participants also discussed the skilling initiatives taken up by the government.
The theme of today's meeting was deliberation over the adoption of the choice based credit transfer system, which is to be implemented from the coming academic session.
The system will enable students to apply for courses of their choice, learn at their own pace, undergo additional courses and acquire more than the required credits and adopt an interdisciplinary approach to learning.
It is expected that the adoption of the grading system will facilitate seamless mobility of students across the institutions of learning in the country.