The PM also stressed on how online classes across the nation during the time of COVID-19 pandemic has become like a culture.
The new National Education Policy (NEP) will allow students to connect with their roots and at the same time make them global citizens as well, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his 74th Independence Day speech today.
While highlighting the significance of the newly launched NEP, Modi said, “Education is of great importance in building self-reliant India, in building modern India, in building new India, in building prosperous India. With this thinking, the country has got a new National Education Policy."
While speaking about the National Research Foundation (NRF), the Prime Minister said: “The new education policy lays special emphasis on the National Research Foundation because innovation is important for the country’s progress. Only when we strengthen innovation and research will our country remain competitive and move ahead."
The PM also stressed on how online classes across the nation during the time of COVID-19 pandemic has become like a culture. “Did anyone even think that online classes would reach our villages so quickly? Sometimes an opportunity can show itself even during a disaster and help us grow in strength," Modi added.
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