PANJIM: The Directorate of Higher Education (DHE) has asked institutions under its jurisdiction, including professional, to draft their respective institutional development plans for next five years.
The move is a part of implementation of National Education Policy (NEP), which will be implemented across 50 colleges, under DHE and 38 non-professional colleges in the State.
Sources said that DHE is working on phase-wise implementation of the NEP from 2023-24 onwards. “As part of the same, the higher education institutions have to submit the development plans within three months,” sources said.
Recently, the Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant had chaired a crucial meeting on NEP implementation, wherein the DHE had made a detailed presentation, based on the report submitted by the State Task Force Committee headed by then Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar.
During the meeting it was decided to implement NEP for higher secondary education from the next academic year.
, with directions being issued to institutions to put in place manpower and other required infrastructure.
NEP at higher education aims at building the overall personality of students by strengthening infrastructure for open and distance learning, online education and increasing the use of technology in education.