Bhubaneawar, December 27: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said that the National Education Policy 2020 is a meaningful attempt to bring about relevance, set tone and direction at education levels.
Addressing an Academic Session organised by Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) here, Chief Minister Patnaik said that focus must be on reshaping our technology education for changing needs of 21st century citing that technology is dominating every bit of life, every part of society.
Theme of session was ‘Transformation of Technical & Professional Education’ in line with New Education Policy 2020. “National Education Policy 2020 is a meaningful attempt to bring about relevance, set tone and direction at education levels,” said the Chief Minister.
“Future of civilisation banks solely on quality and direction of education, adding that our future depends on how successfully we prepare our children. Higher education is critical for societal aspirations, developmental priorities, social values which must be assessed, nurtured and refined,” said Patnaik.
The Chief Minister expected the deliberations will be meaningful and come out with clear proposals, suggestions for effective implementation of New Education Policy-2020.
“Odisha is ready to provide all the support in the endeavour for transformation of technological education,” added the Chief Minister.