PM says decision to set up National Digital University will solve problem of shortage of seats in educational institutions
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the decision to set up a National Digital University will solve the problem of shortage of seats in educational institutions in India. Addressing a webinar on the positive impact of the Union Budget 2022-23, Mr Modi urged all stakeholders to ensure that the digital university start functioning as soon as possible.
Mr Modi said, digital connectivity kept the education system running amid the global pandemic. He said, educational infrastructure such as e-Vidya, One Class One Channel, Digital Labs and Digital University are going to help students a lot. Emphasising that education in mother tongue is related to the students’ mental development, Mr Modi highlighted that medical and technical education have begun in many states in local languages.
Prime Minister said, Union Budget for 2022-23 will greatly help implement the National Education Policy (NEP) on the ground. Mr Modi said, the budget focuses on five aspects related to the education sector – universalisation of quality education, skill development, urban planning and design, internationalisation and AVGC (Animation Visual Effects Gaming Comic).