Welcoming the National Education Policy, 2020, Prof. T. G. Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati said,“ These reforms in the education sector were long awaited and are likely to transform India into a Global education and research hub if implemented carefully. It takes into account the changes happening across the country right from the foundation till the student reaches a professional level and several other important objectives of inclusive education”.
IIT Guwahati stated that the new education policy 2020 announced on 29
th July 2020 is a very important step towards reforming the overall education sector of the country and is likely to transform India into a knowledge hub.
“Besides incorporating the ethos of Indian Philosophy right from early schooling, it has also incorporated Sustainable Development Goals which IIT Guwahati has been promoting and has already made it a part of its curriculum at the undergraduate level and has been the first institute in the country to do so. Moreover, the goal of allocating 6% of GDP on education, entry of foreign universities in India and setting-up a National Research Foundation will provide tremendous boost to education sector as well as research and development in the country and generate highly trained human resources to realize the dream of “Atmanirbhar Bharat” as we move forward in the 21
st century,” the institute added.
“Great organisations don’t see people as a commodity to be managed to help grow their money, they think of money as a commodity to be managed to help grow their people”.