”Assam government will set up a state research foundation in line with the NEP (National Education Policy) 2020,” said Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Assam Government To Set Up A State Research Foundation
The Chief Minister further said during a conference on the implementation of NEP 2020 in Assam as a follow up of the Varanasi Conclave that the research foundation is expected to promote innovative research with quantifiable outcomes for transformational reforms in the education sector.
His government is committed to implement NEP 2020 for qualitative improvement of education. They have earmarked six per cent of the state’s GDP for education speaks volume of our intent to develop our human resources.
Assam government will take steps for enabling higher educational institutions to focus on experimental learning, integrating cross-curricular pedagogy and holistic education with focus on the Indian knowledge system as a part of the NEP 2020.
To encourage the spirit of enterpreneurship, the state government has decided to establish four nano-incubation centres at Bongaigaon, Silchar, Dibrugarh and Tezpur. Moreover, faculty members will be trained for capacity building to help students not just as teachers, but also as mentors and guides.