The Union cabinet has approved the new education policy. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) will now be called Ministry of Education. Union information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar told the press that because the education policy has not been changed for 34 years, it was essential to adopt a new one. The earlier policy was introduced in 1986 and some amendments were made in 1992.
In this report by Srishti Srivastava, The Wire explains every important issue related to the new education policy and understand every change of this policy. She speaks to RTE’s national convenor Ambarish Rai and DU teachers Laxman Yadav and Abha Dev Habib.