The MoE is responsible for the development of education in India at all levels, from early childhood education to higher education. It is also responsible for formulating education policies, providing funding for education, and overseeing the performance of educational institutions.
What are the key initiatives of the MoE?
- The MoE has a number of key initiatives, including:
- The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, which is a major overhaul of the education system in India.
- The National Higher Education Policy (NHEP) 2019, which outlines the Government’s vision for higher education in India.
- Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan, a flagship program of the MoE that aims to universalize elementary education and improve the quality of education at all levels.
- Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana, a skill development program that aims to train 10 million youth in high-demand sectors.
- National Scholarship Portal, a one-stop shop for students to for scholarships from the Government.