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RAMESH POKHRIYAL NISHANK RECEIVES ‘INTERNATIONAL INVINCIBLE GOLD MEDAL’

RAMESH POKHRIYAL NISHANK RECEIVES ‘INTERNATIONAL INVINCIBLE GOLD MEDAL’

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The Union Education Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has been awarded the International Invincible Gold Medal.

Details

  • The honour was announced at a two-day virtual session which was attended by representatives from over 110 countries.
  • The award will be formally presented to the union minister on Guru Purnima.
  • He has been recognised for his extraordinary commitment and outstanding service to humanity through his writings, social and illustrious public life.
  • He was also lauded for New Education Policy.

About New Education Policy

  • It aims at making “India a global knowledge superpower”.
  • The current 10+2 system to be replaced by a new 5+3+3+4 curricular structure corresponding to ages 3-8, 8-11, 11-14, and 14-18 years respectively.
  • National Institute for Pali, Persian and Prakrit, Indian Institute of Translation and Interpretation to be set up.
  • Vocational Education to start from Class 6 with Internships.

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