Digital Initiatives of New Education Policy 2020 on Higher Education in India


  • Rimmi Datta Research Scholar, Department of Education, University of Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal, India
  • Jayanta Mete Professor, Department of Education, University of Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal, India



Indian Education, NEP 2020, Higher Education Institution (HEI), Digital Education


Education plays a powerful role in building a nation. Education decides the future of the nation and the destiny of its people. The impact will be a long-lasting one in terms of the growth and development of the nation and its citizens. The role of education and its importance cannot be overlooked in today's world. International styles and conditions are already influencing India's higher education. For the last number of years, India has attracted a good number of foreign students, including NRIs, in larger numbers, who join various skilled, tutorial, and academic programs. Also, many foreign universities are offering students the opportunity to get their degrees without leaving India. There are trends to liberalise university systems in a way that enables them to reduce the gap with private universities. Although India has made significant steps in terms of improving access to and participation at all levels of education, the common picture of the country's growth in education is complicated, and there are many ongoing problems and difficulties associated with exposure and participation in education that the country's growth rate in education. education delivered, educational equity, system efficiency, governance, and governance. The issue of higher education in India has always been prominent as one of the major drivers of public space travel. A good education, of course, opens the way to a rewarding career.  The nature of programmes offered by HEIs has undergone a massive transformation, resulting in the acquisition of mastery-level skills and competencies that are in greater demand. Degrees generating employment opportunities would be the most likely to be chosen in the future. All of us are deeply concerned about the quality and accessibility of higher education. Advances in digital technology are changing the way educational resources are developed, communicated, and accessed around the world. The use of digital technologies in all sectors of higher education has also gained significant attention in India. This, in turn, helps to improve the quality and accessibility of higher education for a large number of students, as well as the upskilling of teachers across the country. In this prevalent scenario, NEP 2020 is introduced to give thrust to the Indian education system and propel it to the next level. The New Education Policy 2020 announced by the Government of India became a welcome change and news amidst all the bad things happening around the world. Over time, various committees have recommended that the education budget increase be increased to 6% of GDP. This has led to the interest of researchers. The announcement of NEP 2020 was unexpected by many. The proposed NEP 2020 reforms have been something that many academic experts have never seen coming. Although education policy has had an equal impact on school and college education, this article focuses on NEP 2020 and its impact on higher education. This paper also outlines key features of the NEP and analyses how they affect the existing education system.


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How to Cite

Datta, R., & Mete, J. (2021). Digital Initiatives of New Education Policy 2020 on Higher Education in India. Asian Journal of Electrical Sciences, 10(2), 44–50.