New Delhi: Union Education Ministry has set up a task force for preparing a roadmap on imparting technical education in Mother Tongue, here today.

Secretary, Higher Education, will be chairman of the task force. He will take into consideration the suggestions made by various stakeholders and will submit a report in a month.

The decision was taken by Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ at a high-level meeting on imparting technical education in Mother Tongue. Secretary Higher Education, Amit Khare, IIT Directors, Academicians and senior officials of the Ministry were present on the occasion. The agenda of the meeting was to discuss and deliberate regarding the implementation of NEP- 2020.

Pokhriyal said that no language will be imposed on any student but enabling provisions should be made so that bright students are not deprived of Technical Education due to lack of knowledge of English language.

He further said that all the stakeholders are taking concerted efforts to ensure effective implementation of the New Education Policy- 2020.