After a gap of more than three decades, the implementation of the new National Education Policy-2020, which recognizes the Indian education system on the international stage with the knowledge tradition of ancient India, is still getting delayed.
Actually, only the central universities that play a significant role in the implementation of this policy are facing the problem of permanent leadership these days. Alam is that out of 40 central universities of the country, 19 are such that the caretaker vice-chancellor is watching the work.
Jawaharlal Nehru University, Banaras Hindu University and Delhi University are also included in the prestigious universities of the country, the post of vice-chancellor has been vacant for months.
According to the sources of the Ministry, the steps are being taken by the Education Minister once again for the implementation of the new education policy and he will communicate online with the Education Secretaries of the states on Monday and the Vice-Chancellors of the Central Universities on Tuesday. Is in preparation for. According to sources in the ministry, questions are being raised about the functioning of the ministry due to the delay in the implementation of the new education policy.
In such a situation, the Ministry is taking concrete action in this direction and is trying to rectify the deteriorating situation. In these meetings, the situation related to the corona epidemic and the result of various examinations and admission process will also be discussed.
However, as far as the implementation of the new education policy is concerned, the way Banaras Hindu University, Central University in Jammu and Kashmir, the demand for filling up the post of vacant vice-chancellor was done by Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, which is the student organization of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. It is clear from the going that at the ministry level, there is growing discontent among the educational institutes about the process of appointment of permanent vice chancellors in central universities.
Alam is that in Central University of Jammu, Central University of Himachal, Central University of South Bihar, Central University of Haryana, Harisingh Gaur Central University, Jharkhand Central University, the interview process required for the appointment process of Vice Chancellors has also been completed for more than six months. Despite the passage of time, it is not clear when the central universities will play an important role in the implementation of the new education policy. In such a situation, the extent to which the efforts of the Ministry can increase in the direction of implementation at the ground level, it will be a matter to be seen.