Pranab Mukherjee Death: Education minister postpones NEP session

Pranab Mukherjee Death: Education minister postpones NEP session Source: Wikimedia commons
Team Careers360 | Sep 1, 2020 - 2:37 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The ministry of education, on Tuesday, postponed its campaign on National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 in which education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ was to answer queries regarding the policy on social media all day today.

The ministry said that the decision was taken following the demise of the former President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday. The ministry said that the session will be held on a later date is yet to be announced.

Ministry of Education, through its official social media account, said: “Due to the demise of Former President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, we have decided to postpone our campaign on NEP2020, where Honourable Education Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ was supposed to answer queries on NEP.”

Ramesh Pokhriyal had earlier suggested teachers and principals to submit queries and suggestions regarding the implementation of NEP. The cabinet had approved NEP on July 29.

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