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    Akhil Bhartiya Shiksha Samagam at Varanasi concludes

    Pankaj Sharma
    July10/ 2022

    Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) (The Hawk) : The 3-day Akhil Bhartiya Shiksha Samagam (ABSS) at Varanasi concluded today with education leaders resolving to work collectively for transforming India into an equitable and vibrant knowledge society. [https://static.pib.gov.in/WriteReadData/userfiles/image/image001J2X6.jpg]  Addressing the valedictory session, Education Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan said that we need to develop forward looking, responsive, world class higher educational institutions to prepare 21st century-ready students. We have to work to ensure access, inclusivity, equitability, affordability and quality in higher education. The Minister said that we must bring in a transformative education system rooted in Indian values, thoughts and sense of service. National Education Policy 2020 gives us the direction and path for decolonizing our education and achieving aspirations, creating pride in our languages, culture and knowledge, he added. He further said that the components of NEP such as Multi-modal education, Academic Bank of Credits, Multiple Entry-Exit, Skill Development will prove to be milestones in the direction of student first -teacher led learning. Shri Pradhan said that seeing the enthusiasm of all the scholars, policy-makers and educationists in this three-day program, a new energy and new confidence has been awakened. This Shiksha Samagam is a step towards establishing India as a knowledge-based superpower, he added. The Minister highlighted that our Higher Education should be for the student and by the Teacher. Our administration shall do everything to support the teachers in meeting aspirations of our youth. Shri Pradhan thanked the Prime Minister for his continuous support and guidance of the Prime Minist ...

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