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JNU forms committee to deliberate upon measures needed for implementation of NEP – education

Jawaharlal Nehru University on Thursday formed a committee to deliberate on measures necessary for the implementation of the new National Education Policy (NEP), including the introduction of four-year undergraduate programs.

The decision was made at the meeting of the Academic Council of the varsity team.

“The council deliberated on some of the major issues in implementing NEP, including the ability to convert existing three-year bachelor’s program courses into four-year programs, start new four-year undergraduate programs, and offer master’s programs. online. on issues that do not require laboratory or experimental work, ”said JNU rector Chintamani Mahapatra.

“Further strengthen the inclusive policy of the university to provide better opportunities for students from socially and economically disadvantaged sectors, increasing the recruitment of international students and promoting innovation and entrepreneurship among students and teachers,” he added.

The committee will also study other aspects of NEP-2020 that are relevant to a research-oriented university like JNU, ”said Mahapatra.

He said the Academic Council also decided to establish a Special Center for Systems Medicine (SCSM) at the university.

Systems Medicine is an approach to understand the complexity of the interactions of all the molecular and cellular determinants involved in the pathophysiology of a disease.

“This proposed center would serve as a national center for the development of Indian-specific clinical and molecular data and their application in the area of ​​systems medicine,” said the rector of JNU.

“This proposed center would serve as a national center for the development of Indian-specific molecular and clinical data and their application in the area of ​​systems medicine,” he said.

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