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NEW EDUCATION POLICY

  • India’s education system gets an overhaul after 34 years
  • This is the third NEP after policies that came in 1968, and 1986. Though the government amended the 1986 policy in 1992, it was largely the same.

POINT TO NOTE -1968 POLICY

  • Based on the report and recommendations of the Kothari Commission (1964–1966), the government of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi announced the first National Policy on Education in 1968, which called for a “radical restructuring” and proposed equal educational opportunities in order to achieve national integration and greater cultural and economic development.

6% RECOMMENDATION

  • In 1964, the Kothari Commission had recommended a 6 % allocation of 6 %
  • of GDP
  • But India never spent 6% of GDP on education since Independence

 

 

 

 

 

POINT TO NOTE

 

EDUCATION EXPENDITURE

 

NEW POLICY

 

MORE INVESTMENT IN EDUCATION

 

 

 

 

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