Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said that officials of government departments should interact with the public regularly, hearing their grievances, so as to make the public feel that government is for the people. “Through this act from the side of the concerned authorities, the public can be made to possess a sense of belongingness”, he added.
The Chief Minister made this statement at the inaugural function of a “One Day Panel Discussion on National Education Policy, 2020” held at City Convention Centre, Imphal on Thursday. The One Day Panel Discussion was organized by the Department of Education, Government of Manipur.
N. Biren Singh stated that education is the backbone of a society and no progress and development could be achieved without education. He added that the New Education Policy (NEP) aims to incorporate the teaching of vocational skills within the school curriculum to augment innovation, adaptability, and productivity would help in solving the problem of unemployment to a larger extend.
Appreciating the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his “far sighted vision”, Biren Singh said that NEP had been revised taking in view the importance of quality education in making the country a global power. He added that the NEP, 2020 is an India centric education policy. He urged all the teachers to render their teaching services wholeheartedly.
Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Chief Minister Y. Joykumar Singh stated that human resource is the most important resource of a country and it is through proper education that youths can be shaped to develop better human resources. He also added that education provides the ability for rational thinking which is necessary for solving any issues
Education Minister Sorokhaibam Rajen Singh, while delivering his presidential address, said that National Education Policy 2020 had been introduced under the supervision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make India a better country with qualified youths. He also added that the policy will be fully implemented within 2035. Stating that teaching profession had a very big role in shaping a society, he appealed to all the teachers to take their responsibility with much commitment.
The panel discussion will have two technical sessions consisting of School Education and Higher Education.