National Education Policy: A New Light on Indian Education System

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    M.Phil Research Student at School of Social Science, University of Delhi, India

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Education is the most basic and yet very essential part of human life as it develops the moral, intellectual, and spiritual aspects of humans. The expansion was always seen in education to meet the rapidly changing environment. The Indian education system has undergone several changes starting from the Vedic period to the Mughal and British periods. Former Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi's cabinet implemented the first education strategy in 1968. The second education policy was developed by the Rajiv Gandhi government in 1986, with minor changes made by the Narasimha Rao administration in 1992. In the post-1990s period, a significant shift was seen in higher education but expansion during this period took place in the private sector which mostly benefitted the privileged class. After this, no invaluable change has occurred in education. In such a situation, this new education policy, which came after 34 years, seems to show a glimpse of a new light. In this article, I want to depict the changes brought in the education policy and the direction given to society from the social point of view.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 4, Page 1349 - 1359


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