Smriti Irani, Union HRD Minister today said while interacting with the students of NIT, Hamirpur who was here to attend Umang techno festival that a new educational policy for the nation would be announced shortly.
She said that a process for having the new broad based policy aimed at linking education with the industry would be the main highlight of the new policy. She also said that high-level discussions in this respect were still on. She, however, sought the views of the people regarding the old educational policy and how to improve that in wake of making India a new nation as envisaged by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
Anurag Thakur, Member Parliament was also present on this occasion. She said that there is a wide gap between the educational system of the country and the industry that badly needs the expertise of the new educational system of world.
She also said that there was a need to end the gap between the two and sought the co-operation and opinion of people on how to make new educational policy for the next generation of India. The Union Minister said that the new NDA government at center had been doing a lot for ending the un-employment and trying its best to provide skill development based projects to the youth. Such projects would be started all over India and would be helpful for the youth to stand on their feet.
Anurag Thakur, local Member Parliament, said that the party led central government has been set up to help people stand on their feet. He also mentioned that youth of India would be given preference in every field of life so that they are able to stand on their feet.