The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, on Thursday, 18 July, 2019 informed during Rajya Sabha session that the committee for the Draft National Education Policy has recieved as many as 65,000 suggestions from all over the country. K Kasturirangan, Chairman of Draft National Education Policy, has submitted its report to the ministry on May 31, 2019. Draft NEP 2019 has been uploaded on MHRD’s website and also at innovate.mygov.in platform to elicit suggestions/comments from all stakeholders including the public, central government, and state governments.
As on July 15, 2019, around 65,000 suggestions/comments have been received and still being received from different stakeholders.
Initially, Draft National Education Policy 2019 was uploaded on MHRD’s website in Hindi and English and last date for submission of suggestions/comments was up to June 30, 2019.
After considering the representations received from various individuals/organizations requesting for extending the timeline for submission of suggestions/comments and publishing the report in different languages, the summarized version of the Draft National Education Policy 2019 has been uploaded on MHRD’s website in Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarathi, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and also date for submission of suggestions/comments has been extended upto July 31, 2019 to invite more suggestions from all stakeholders and to increase participation of different sections of the society in framing of policy.