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No plan to revise reservation norms under NEP: Education Minister Pokhriyal

There is no plan to revise the existing reservation norms under the new National Education Policy, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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There is no plan to revise the existing reservation norms under the new Education Policy, Union Education Minister 'Nishank' said on Monday.

Nishank made the comments in response to a written question in the Lok Sabha about whether the government plans to revise the existing reservation norms under the NEP.

"There is no question of revising the reservation policy," Nishank said.

The NEP approved by the Union Cabinet in July replaces the 34-year-old Policy on Education framed in 1986 and is aimed at paving the way for "transformational reforms" in schools and higher education systems to make India a "global knowledge superpower".

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First Published: Mon, September 14 2020. 17:31 IST
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