New Delhi: The Cambridge University has honoured Union Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ for his services to enlighten the field of education through the New Education Policy (NEP).
Rod Smith, Director, International Management, Cambridge University, stated that after a long time, India added another milestone to its education system as some very effective and efficacious changes have been initiated, owing to the never say die efforts of the Education Minister.
The award was presented to him at his residence by Mr Smith virtually, Firoz Bakht Ahmed, Chancellor, Maulana Azad National Undu University, said in a statement issued here on Thursday.
“Mr Pokhriyal brought a much-desired and long-awaited revolution in all the sections of Indian education system, which will augur well for the entire nation with millions of students benefiting,’ said Mr Smith.
‘The initiation of all the policies under the NEP blueprint will be of immense value and meaning for uplifting educational levels and pragmatic expertise,” he added.
According to the Union Minister, a new era of educational leadership and excellence will dawn upon India under the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to take the country to the zenith of education in all walks of life, culminating India to acquire the status of “Vishw Guru” (leader of the world).