On 12th November, foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla proclaimed that National Education Policy 2020 aims to promote India as a global study destination and make India a Vishwa Guru. He gave this remark while addressing a diplomatic conclave organised by Chandigarh University. The event was also addressed by External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar and Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan.
“Our National Education Policy, launched in 2020, aims to promote India as a global study destination. It aims to contribute towards national efforts in the realisation of the PM’s vision of making India a ‘Vishwa Guru’ or world leader,” Shringla said.
“As a producer and incubator of knowledge and systems, India has always been open to sharing its learning with other countries,” the Foreign Secretary added.”The Minister outlined the vision for India’s education system and said that enabling policy structure in the form of National Education Policy 2020, quality educational institutions, societal inclusivity with multiculturalism and focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and internationalisation will drive India’s education system to newer heights,” the statement said.