From Bhupen Goswami
GUWAHATI : Guwahati :: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that with 180 languages coming up in the North Eastern Region, Assam will prove to be a laboratory for a unique “caste, tribe and language-based education system”. Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said the assam state plans to create a “laboratory” for a unique “caste, tribe and language-based education system”. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the North-East Education Conclave 2021 in Guwahati, the Union Minister said that 180 languages have been included simultaneously in all the North Eastern States – which makes Assam a major state in the region ruled by the BJP. BJP), the prime base for implementing new educational measures. “There are 180 regional languages in the North Eastern States and we want Assam to become a laboratory for caste, tribe, language based education system.The Government of India will give priority to every resource required for this.
Talking about the North Eastern Education Conference 2021, Pradhan said that it is being organized under the leadership of The Assam Government led by Himanta Biswa Sarma and several officials of the Central and State Governments are to hold two-day discussions equally. The minister added a word for Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighting the National Policy on Education (NEP) implemented by the Union Government. “PM Modi has made NEPs a major instrument in the transformational society of the 21st century,” Pradhan inaugurated the event in the presence of several ministers of Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, state education minister Ranoz Pegu. Other senior officials of North Eastern States and Assam Education Department.
The Union Minister said that students are the biggest stakeholders in the National Education Policy, which was passed last year.Talking about Assam, the Union Education Minister said that it could be the only state in India which spends six per cent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on education. Further, considering the fact that bio-mass-based renewable energy has been valuable in the North Eastern Region recently, the Minister said knowledge of such alternative sources of energy would be an integral part of the students’ academic curriculum, which would pave the way as expected. For macroeconomic change. Assam Chief Minister Sarma thanked Union Education Minister and Prime Minister Modi for his efforts to finalise a roadmap for implementation of NEPs in the region. The chief minister said the central policy would provide an opportunity for students to strive for “knowledge beyond their marksheets”.