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'Education, skilling have equal emphasis under new NEP', says PM Modi

Modi also highlighted the importance of the role and partnership of academia and industry in bringing rapid changes in the country's education sector

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi | PTI photo

Shiva Rajora New Delhi
The new National Education Policy (NEP) has reoriented and placed emphasis on both education and skilling according to the aptitude and demands of the youngsters, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a post-budget webinar on Saturday. 

Addressing the webinar 'Harnessing Youth Power- Skilling and Education', the PM Modi lamented on the lack of flexibility in the education system over the years and said that the sector has been "rigid".

"Education and skilling have been reoriented according to the aptitude of the youngsters and demands of the future. Equal emphasis is being given to both education and skilling as part of the NEP.

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First Published: Feb 25 2023 | 9:25 PM IST

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