Piyush Goyal said that National Education Policy (NEP) has given focus to innovation, entrepreneurship and skill development. Addressing the FICCI Higher Education Summit, he said that the Education Policy will transform the way we educate our children.
“The urge to expand education and knowledge will give this initiative a new thrust that will make India the knowledge capital of the world,” said Piyush Goyal
“Every moment in our life is about learning, increasing our knowledge and sharing our knowledge with society. Policy allows students to be more creative in their chosen fields,” he added.
He said that Indian education system has to attain that level where the students from even the developed nations would come for higher study in our country, even in institutes other than IITs and IIMs.
The Minister lauded the contribution of schools & teachers in nation building, to deal with the future and to alleviate poverty.