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New Education Policy to be adopted soon in Universities of J&K

Last Updated on February 22, 2021 at 6:23 pm

With the New Education Policy (NEP) being implemented in different educational institutions of the country, Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha has asked the universities of the UT to adopt the same as soon as possible.

Sinha presided over the 32nd meeting of Executive Council of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University on Sunday. The Executive Council, led by the Lt Governor took several important decisions for bringing qualitative improvement in overall functioning of the University.

The Lt Governor, who is also the Chancellor of SMVDU, called for initiating necessary steps facilitating early adoption of NEP-2020. He directed the University administration that the implementation of various provisions of the Policy be taken up in the forthcoming session itself.

He suggested for increasing interaction with other universities and exploring opportunities for tie-ups with foreign universities. Speaking to the Vice Chancellors of SMVDU, Jammu University, and Kashmir University, present in the meeting, the Lt Governor emphasized that the Universities within J&K should work closely towards creating a mechanism for exchange of students and faculty while also implementing the provisions of New Education Policy 2020 at the earliest.