Budget 2022 webinar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a webinar organised by the Ministry of Education(MoE) on the implementation of Union Budget 2022-23 on Monday, February 21. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a webinar which was organized by the Ministry of Education, Government of India on the Union Education Budget 2022.
The session of the Budget 2022 webinar was held with the participation of government officials from several ministries and state governments, representatives from the public and private sectors, academia, industry to converse on the implementation of the Budget. Modi called upon the Education Ministry, University Grant Commission (UGC) and AICTE, and all the stakeholders of the digital Universities to work faster on the project.
PM Narendra Modi had given the information about the webinar through his Twitter handle. He gave various insights regarding the education budget and its role in the development of the country. As the budget was laid before the Parliament on the 1st of February, 2022, the transformation of Higher Education and Digital Education was given the topmost priority.
Budget 2022 Webinar: Major takeaway
During the session, PM Modi illustrated five key aspects of the project namely:
- Universalisation of quality education: By focussing on World-Class Higher Education accessible for all
- Focus on skill development: Towards focussing on stronger Industry-Skill linkage
- Mix matching of our India’s ancient experience with urban planning and techniques
- Internationalisation: Widening reach of One Class One Channel: Reaching quality Digital Education to the farthest corner
- Importance to AVGC (Animation Visual Effects Gaming Comic)
He further said that there will be more development of educational institutes in the Gujarat International Financial Tec-City (GIFT) city. He added that this Union Education Budget shall help a great deal in realizing the National Educational Policy. “Empowering our youth who are future nation builder, is empowering India’s future”, he said.
PM Narendra Modi acknowledged in the Budget 2022 webinar that digital connectivity was the savior to the country’s education system during the tough Covid19 pandemic. And noted it to be the reason behind the decreasing digital divide in India, which lacked the privilege to access knowledge digitally. He said, “Innovation is ensuring inclusion in our country. Now going even further, the country is moving towards integration.”
On International Mother Language Day today, the Prime Minister underlined the link between education in the medium of mother language and the mental development of children. He informed in the Budget 2022 webinar that in many states medical and technical education is also being imparted in the local languages. The Prime Minister called for momentum in creating the best content in digital format in local Indian languages. He emphasised that such content needs to be available via the Internet, Mobile phones, TV, and radio. He reiterated the requirement to keep the work with regard to content in sign languages going with due priority
Throwing light on the preparation of the ‘demographic dividend’ of the country as per the demands of the changing job roles, he told that dynamic skilling is critical from the point of view of global talent demand for Aatmnirbhar Bharat.