The government is readying a national education policy, having formed a high-powered body that will come out with the final draft on its implementation. Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar speaks to Bula Devi on key issues ailing the system in the country and the ways being sought to tackle them.
Interview by Bula Devi; Video by Vijay Pandey; Edited by Suraj Wadhwa
Has the government charted out plans to reform India’s education system?
Quality education, better research and innovation capabilities are the thrust areas in higher education reforms. The government has started seven new IIMs, six IITs, one IIIT, two IISERs, one NIT and a central university. All this by the Narendra Modi regime in three years; it is the largest-ever...