A three-day education summit, Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam starts on July 7 at Varanasi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the inaugural address. The Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam seeks to provide a platform for leading Indian Higher Educational Institutions to discuss, deliberate and share insights on strategies, success stories and best practices in implementing the National Education Policy 2020.
The inaugural event of the summit lived in a telecast from 2:30 pm on DD News and also webcast on UGC Twitter handle and on UGC YouTube Channel. The event has been organized by the Ministry of Education and University Grants Commission (UGC) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
The three-day education summit, as per the official statement, will comprise sessions on themes such as multidisciplinary and holistic education, skill development and employability, Indian knowledge system, internationalization of education, digital empowerment and online education, research, innovation and entrepreneurship, quality, ranking and accreditation, equitable and inclusive education, capacity building of teachers for quality education.