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NEP pushed through sans consultation, says Congress


The Congress on Sunday said the new National Education Policy (NEP) misses “the fundamental goal of human development and expansion of knowledge” and questioned the government’s move to push it through during the coronavirus [COVID-19] pandemic without adequate consultation.

The party alleged that the policy circumvented parliamentary oversight and there has been no discussion with academics except the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

Addressing a joint virtual press conference, former Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister M. Pallam Raju, chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala and former Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Gowda said the NEP is high on “catchwords and verbosity” but lacks ...


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