National Education Policy 2020 will transform Higher Education in the country – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

 National Education Policy 2020 will transform Higher Education in the country – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan



Vijayawada (prajaamaravati), February 24: “The National Education Policy 2020 has the potential to transform the Indian Higher Education system to meet the needs of 21st Century and the challenge lies in its strategic implementation” said Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan. Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated as Chief Guest in the “South Zone Vice Chancellors’ Meet 2020-21” organized in virtual mode through video conference by the Association of Indian Universities on Wednesday. 


Governor Sri Harichandan said the NEP 2020 is a forward looking, innovative, and learner-centric National Education Policy, launched after a long gap of 34 years and the policy envisages to develop knowledge, skills, values and dispositions with commitment to human rights, sustainable development and reflects a truly global education.


Today’s youth is well informed, ambitious and eager to pursue higher education and upgrade their skills in the pursuit of better employment opportunities and country’s young population provides an unique demographic advantage for investment in human capital development, said the Governor. 

Association of Indian Universities (AIU) is a flagship body of Indian higher education institutions and offers policy advice to the Government of India and acts as a representative body of Indian universities. AIU is also responsible for according equivalence to Degrees/Qualifications offered by foreign universities with those offered in India. The South Zone Vice Chancellors’ Meet was coordinated by GITAM University. 

Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan released a Special issue of the ‘University News’ Magazine brought out by the Association of Indian Universities, on the occasion.