PM Modi’s emphasis on language, engineering studies are moving towards Indian languages

Narendra Modi

In his speech given from the ramparts of the Red Fort on 15 August, Prime Minister Modi has said important things about education in the country. He also mentioned the new National Education Policy in his speech.

The Prime Minister has been constantly talking about giving importance to the language, especially the local language, in the field of education. In his speech on 15th August also he told that the new education policy is breaking the barriers of language.

Prime Minister Modi said in his speech from the Red Fort, the way the new education policy has been made. The churning with which it is made, has been made by compiling the flow of ideas of the people and the education policy has been made related to the land of India’s soil.

The skill we have emphasized is such an ability that will give us the strength to be free from slavery. We have seen that sometimes our talent gets tied in the shackles of language. This is the result of the slavery mentality. We should be proud of every language of our country.

On the other hand, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan reiterated the Prime Minister’s words and said that the new National Education Policy has brought a new hope. Our education policy connected to the soil of India will give the power to break the shackles of language and give us freedom from the mentality of slavery.

Significantly, the course material of engineering in Indian languages ​​is being made accessible by the Union Ministry of Education. For this, technical book writing and translation has been started in 12 scheduled Indian languages ​​Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Kannada, Punjabi, Odia, Assamese, Urdu and Malayalam.

Technical Education in Indian Languages ​​has been started in the year 2021-22 to enable students to study engineering education in various Indian languages.

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) started writing the original book in English for the first year and then translated it into 12 Indian languages ​​after the original writing. In the first year 22 books were identified and initially translated into 12 Indian languages. These books can be used in IITs, CFTIs, NITs, Triple IT and AICTE approved institutes.

In 2022-23, AICTE has already started the process for second year original book writing in English. Eighty-eight (88) subjects for both degree and diploma have been identified by AICTE for the second year, and basic book writing in English has begun. Most of the authors are associated with IITs, NITs from AICTE in this work.

Simultaneously, in the University, 40 institutes in 10 states such as Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal to undertake engineering education in one or more subjects in local languages have come forward.

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