PM adds that after health, education, skill, research, innovation were Union budget’s focus
Addressing a webinar on the Union budget and its provision for the education sector, on March 3, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that doors are being opened for skilled youth in several sectors. And these include space, atomic energy, and agriculture to enhance knowledge and research and emphasise on the country’s true potential.
He also added that the new National Education Policy has elevated the role of local languages in education. He urged academicians and experts to prepare content in every Indian language and expand it globally with the help of technology.
Modi also emphasised on education, skill, research and innovation being the biggest focuses of the Budget after health. “The youth of the country should feel self confident through their education, knowledge, and skills,” he said, and that he expects better synergy in the varsities and colleges across the country.
“We are focussing on linking higher education with skill development and employability. Students must prepare on the basis of global demand in job sectors. India is in the top three countries in terms of scientific publications, and PhD programmes,” he added.
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