65,000 suggestions received on Draft New Education Policy from different stakeholders

New Delhi, July 18, 2019 : The Committee for the Draft National Education Policy under the Chairmanship of Dr. K. Kasturirangan has submitted its report to the Ministry on 31st May 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, Government of India Ministries and State Governments. As on 15.07.2019, 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 upto 30.06.2019. 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 AssameseBengaliEnglishGujarathiHindiKannadaMalayalamMarathiOdiaSanskritTamilTeluguUrdu and also date for submission of suggestions/comments has been extended upto 31.07.2019 to invite more suggestions from all stakeholders and to increase participation of different sections of the society in framing of policy.

This information was given by the Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.