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Education Minister: Industry, Academia must work together to create future-ready workforce

He was speaking at the National Council Meeting of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Monday

Education Minister: Industry, Academia must work together to create future-ready workforce
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Academia, industry, and policymakers must collaborate to build a future-ready workforce and drive the country's economic growth and social welfare, the union minister of education and skill development, Dharmendra Pradhan said while calling for a collaborative effort for India's growth.

He was speaking at the National Council Meeting of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Monday.

The union minister added that the educational system must break barriers and empower students.

To make the educational ecosystem more inclusive, he said, the government is introducing education in the mother tongue and regional languages.

Pradhan urged wealth creators to take active participation in developing the workforce of the 21st century.

In line with the spirit of the NEP 2020, the industry should create an enabling ecosystem, he added.

Speaking about National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, the minister stated that it is a philosophical document in accordance with the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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