What is in BJP’s manifesto for education system

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party has released its manifesto for the Lok Sabha election 2019. Many announcements have been made for many areas in this 50-page manifesto. In this case, 14 promises have also been made for education, through which efforts will be made to change the education system of the country. Know, what are the promises made regarding education in BJP’s resolution letter-

Primary and secondary education:

  1. In the next five years, we have a special focus on training and capacity building of teachers.
  2. The Prime Minister’s Innovative Learning Program will be started, through which talented children across the country will be brought together once a year and facilities and resources will be provided for the development of their talent.
  3. National Teacher Training Institute will be established. These institutions will have a special course of four years, which will determine the quality of the teachers in the schools.
  4. Smart classes will be introduced and it will be started from secondary class classes.
  5. By 2024, there will be 200 more schools like Kendriya Vidyalaya (Central School) and Navodaya.

Higher education:

  1. Steps will be taken to increase seats up to at least 50 per cent in central educational institutions. State governments will also be motivated to increase the seat.
  2. In the five years, the online course will be created as a major resource.
  3. The University of Arts, Culture and Music will be established, in which special focus will be given on music, dance etc.
  4. Hospitality and Tourism University and a Police University will be established.
  5. New regulatory mechanisms will be established to make qualitative institutions autonomous and focus will be on the establishment of national standards.
  6. 50 more excellent institutions will be created by 2024.
  7. Study in India program will be encouraged, in which among the foreign students, India will also be a popular choice for higher education.
  8. Innovative and high-level research will be promoted.
  9. In order to promote research in higher educational institutions of the country, research magazines will be given to students without any fees.