Around 65 Thousand Suggestions have been Received on Draft New Education Policy: HRD Minister
The Committee for the Draft National Education Policy under the Chairmanship of Dr K Kasturirangan has submitted its report to the Ministry on May 31, 2019.

Draft NEP 2019 has been uploaded on MHRD’s website and also at innovate.mygov.in the platform to elicit suggestions/comments from all stakeholders including the public, Government of India Ministries and State Governments.

As on 15.07.2019, around 65,000 suggestions/comments have been received and still being received from different stakeholders.

Initially, Draft National Education Policy 2019 was uploaded on MHRD’s website in Hindi and English and the last date for submission of suggestions/comments was up to 30.06.2019.

After considering the representations received from various individuals/organizations requesting for extending the timeline for submission of suggestions/comments and publishing the report in different languages, the summarized version of the Draft National Education Policy 2019 has been uploaded on MHRD’s website in Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarathi, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu and also date for submission of suggestions/comments has been extended up to 31.07.2019 to invite more suggestions from all stakeholders and to increase participation of different sections of the society in framing of policy.

This information was given by the Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha recently.