New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said when the nation celebrates its 75th year of Independence in 2022, school students should have a new curriculum, which is in sync with the new National Education Policy (NEP). He made the statement while addressing the School Education Conclave organised by the Ministry of Education.

PM Modi added that the National Education Policy aims to remove the marksheet pressure for students. He also said that marksheet has become a pressure sheet for students and prestige sheet for families.

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PM also said that the new NEP will reduce the syllabus and make learning a fun-based and complete experience. He added that the new curriculum framework will be developed and be ready by 2022 when the nation celebrates its 75th year of Independence.

India on July 29 unveiled a New Education Policy. The new policy was introduced after 34 years. NEP allows for better flexibility in higher education and renames the Union Human Resource Development Ministry to the Ministry of Education.