Union Cabinet approves new national education policy 2020 with major reforms
The Union Cabinet has approved renaming the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (HRD) as the Ministry of Education. During the tenure of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, the HRD ministry name was adopted in 1985. Changes have been made in order to focus more on education and learning.
Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank have together unveiled the New Education Policy at the cabinet briefing. The new education policy has been released for schools and Higher Education for colleges, universities and other higher institutes.
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