India’s National Education Policy 2019, Pragmatic Or Highly Ambitious?

India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development has revealed the draft of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2019, just a few days after the victory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in national elections, giving him a second chance in the office. The ambitious plan by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lays out a comprehensive plan to restructure the higher education milieu of the country and aims to promote research culture with the initiation of a new National Research Foundation.