While participating in a webinar to deliberate on the budget allocation for the education sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that this sector will receive the optimum focus this financial year. It will be the second most important sector for the government.
PM Modi said education will be the second biggest focus of Budget 2021 as the government has swerved towards education, skill, research and innovation.
“For building an ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’, it is important that the youth have self-confidence. Self-confidence comes when youth has faith in their education, skills and knowledge,” PM Modi said.
He also said that language should not pose as a barrier in manifestation of talent.
“There are talents in every house of the country. In the new National Education Policy, the use of the Indian languages has been encouraged. It is the responsibility of the experts of every language, how the best content of the world should be made available in Indian languages.”
“India has tested the Hydrogen Vehicle. Now we’ve to make ourselves industry-ready to utilize hydrogen as a fuel for transport. Future Fuel, Green Energy are very important to make ‘Energy’ self-sufficient. Hence, ‘Hydrogen Mission’ announced in the Budget is a huge resolution,” he said.
PM Modi also urged experts to build roadmaps for the best and fastest implementation of budget provision.
The budget has broadened India’s efforts to connect education with employability and entrepreneurial capability.