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Frontlist | Efforts of teachers, students, govt reduced impact of Covid-19 on education

Frontlist | Efforts of teachers, students, govt reduced impact of Covid-19 on education
on Feb 01, 2021
Frontlist | Efforts of teachers, students, govt reduced impact of Covid-19 on education

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has applauded the efforts of the teachers, students, and government of the country while combating the Covid-19 pandemic.


  • Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal interacted with students of Kendriya Vidyaya virtually.
  • He lauded the efforts of teachers, students and government during the pandemic.
  • He also said that the NEP 2020 will equip students and teachers for the future.
While appreciating the contribution of the educators, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the efforts of students, teachers, and the government have compensated for the Covid-19 pandemic's effect on education. The education minister, while appreciating the efforts made by students and teachers of the country, on Monday, also said that people have learned to use technology better and more constructively during the uncertain times of the Covid-19 lockdown.
Education has been affected due to the closure of schools, but through your, your teachers' and our efforts, we have compensated for this loss through online education,” said Ramesh Pokhriyal, while interacting with the students of Kendriya Vidyalaya virtually.
He further added, “All of you have learned to use technology better during this pandemic and you are doing something constructive with it. You have fully taken advantage of the confluence of information and communication technology.”

NEP to equip teachers, students

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal further said that the National Education Policy (NEP), which was approved recently by the Union Cabinet, will fully equip and enable students and teachers to meet the needs of the 21st century.
With this help, your learning will be made more experiential, holistic, and integrated, the minister said while telling them about persons like Dr. Kalam, Guru Gobind Singh, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Swami Vivekananda and inspiring them to assimilate the values of nation-building as conveyed by these personalities.
The education minister further told the students, “Everyone has to be united with the spirit of collectivity as Team India. All of you are the pillar of self-reliant India and the goal of a USD 5 trillion strong economy rests on your strong intentions and shoulders and I have full confidence in your capabilities.” Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has also interacted with teachers, parents, and students on various occasions during the lockdown to consult them and seek their opinion regarding education during the pandemic. Source: India Today  

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