Arunachal Governor B D Mishra attended a meeting on the completion of one year of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 on Thursday through virtual mode.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the video conference, which was attended by governors, education ministers and senior officers of the states’ education department.
Interacting with the officials after the meeting, Governor Mishra emphasised that the state government, particularly the education department should realise the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi inter alia towards total literacy.
“The roadmap for Arunachal Pradesh must be realistically followed giving priority to the local needs and aspirations,” he said.
The governor commended the state government for declaring 2021- 22 as the year of Education in Arunachal Pradesh to focus on the education sector and to bring necessary reforms in the sector.
The governor suggested the use of innovative methods to meet the challenge due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the education sector. He also stressed more awareness about COVD-19 appropriate behaviour amongst the teaching and student communities.
Earlier, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan briefed about the NEP 2020.
State Education Minister Taba Tedir along with the state education department officers attended the video conference.