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‘NEP 2020 Aspires To Strengthen New Learning Paradigm’

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IMPHAL, Oct 18: Union minister of state for Education, Subhas Sarkar on Monday said that the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 aims to strengthen the new learning paradigm.

Addressing the 9th annual convocation of National Institute of Technology (NIT) Manipur in Imphal on Monday, Sarkar claimed that the country is changing very fast and entering its golden era.
“Golden era of India has started and will soon become a self-reliant country under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi,” he said.

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He asserted that students’ acquired knowledge under the policy (NEP-2022) will help them to establish values as well as contribution to the nation and the world’s development.
He said that the NEP 2020 aims to strengthen the new learning paradigm by adopting new education technologies or developing available in-house skills.
The Union minister further said the Centre under leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been working tirelessly to make the country a self-reliant nation.
“The golden era of the country has started under the dynamic leaders”, he said, and told the students attending the convocation that they will be no more a job seeker but a job creator and provider.

“Dear students you will have many prospects to contribute in various fields of research and development so that you can get ready for making the nation great,” Sarkar said.
He then urged the students who got the degree on completion of the course of study at the institute (NIT) to utilise their knowledge of science and technology for the service of the country and the glory of the institute.

“You should be always endeavouring to be honest in the discharge of your duty as an engineer and a scientist,” he hoped.
At the convocation, a total of 261 degrees were awarded to 27 PhD, 61 M Tech, 28 MSc and 172 BTech students from different courses.

The Union minister also presented the ‘Chairman Gold Medal’ for BTech for 2022 to Hidam Boris, a student of the department of electrical engineering of the institute who stood first by securing the highest mark among all the students of his batch.
Apart from the Union minister, the 9th convocation of the NIT Manipur was also attended by Dr Pradeep Kumar Shrivastav, executive director of TIFAC New Delhi and Prof Partha Pratim Chattopadhaya, director of NIAM, Ranchi as dignitaries.

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Earlier, director Prof Goutam Sutradhar of the institute presented a report on the activities of the institute.
He said that the institute is consistently improving its NIRF ranking. The institute has been ranked 108th among the technical institutes in the country.
Prof Goutam said that the institute, though in its initial stages of growth, has made rapid strides in the past ten years. The number of students has also increased considerably, he added.

“All efforts are also being made to provide the best research equipment and facilities,” he further said.
The Union minister arrived in Imphal on an official tour in the state. He will visit Churachandpur on Tuesday. (NNN)

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