Prime Minister Narendra Modi right now stated that by the brand new Nationwide Training Coverage (NEP), a forward-looking and futuristic schooling system was being created in India for the primary time, and accused the previous governments of not doing something to regain the nation’s misplaced glory resulting from their “slave mentality”.
PM Modi, who was addressing the seventy fifth ‘Amrut Mahotsav’ of Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul at Rajkot through video hyperlink, additionally stated the variety of premier instructional establishments like IITs, IIMs and medical faculties within the nation elevated considerably after 2014, the yr when his authorities got here to energy on the Centre for the primary time.
Hailing India’s historical ‘gurukul’ (residential education) system of schooling, the Prime Minister stated information has been the best function of life within the nation, and added that saints and non secular leaders helped revive the nation’s misplaced glory within the subject of schooling.
“You recognize very nicely that for India’s vivid future, our current schooling coverage and institutes have an enormous function to play. Subsequently, on this ‘amrit kaal’ of independence, whether or not it’s about nation’s instructional infrastructure or coverage, we’re engaged in work at each stage at a quick tempo,” he stated.
The variety of premier instructional establishments like IITs, IIITs, IIMs and AIIMS is rising considerably. After 2014, the variety of medical faculties has seen greater than 65 per cent rise, PM Modi stated.
“By way of the brand new schooling coverage, the nation is for the primary time making ready an schooling system which is forward-looking and futuristic,” he added.
When the nation grew to become unbiased, it was our duty to revive India’s historical glory and our nice pleasure within the subject of schooling, he stated.
“However underneath the strain of the slave mentality, the governments didn’t transfer in that path. And in some issues they went within the reverse path. In these circumstances, as soon as once more our saints and acharyas took up the duty of fulfilling this obligation in direction of the nation. Swaminarayan Gurukul is a dwelling instance of this chance,” he stated.
PM Modi stated that India confirmed the way in which to the world by finishing up analysis within the fields starting from ‘atma tattva’ to ‘paramatma tattva’, from spirituality to ayurveda, from social science to photo voltaic science, from maths to metallurgy, and from zero to infinity. Ladies students debated with their males counterparts at a time when the time period ‘gender equality’ was not even born, he stated.
“India confirmed gentle to humanity in these darkish instances, providing rays from which the journey of the trendy world and fashionable science began,” he stated.
The gurukuls of these intervals paved the way in which for the world by permitting ladies students like Gargi and Maitreyi to be concerned in debates there, he stated.
Data has been the best function of life in India. Subsequently, within the interval when different international locations have been recognized with kingdoms and royal clans, India was recognized by its gurukuls, he stated.
“Our gurukuls have been like a backyard of equality, affection and repair for hundreds of years. Universities like Nalanda and Takshashila was once synonymous with the worldwide glory of this gurukul custom of India. Discovery and analysis – they have been a part of India’s lifestyle. At the moment, the range and cultural prosperity we see within the nation are outcomes of the identical discoveries and improvements,” he stated.
The perfect residents and youths raised on a greater schooling system will work to grasp the dream of a developed India in 2047 when India celebrates a century of independence.
The efforts of establishments like Sri Swaminarayan Gurukul will definitely be important, he stated.
PM Modi urged Swaminarayan Gurukul to ship 100-150 volunteers to north-eastern states for 15 days yearly and meet youths there, introduce themselves and write about them.
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