The National Policy on Education (NPE) aims at promoting education amongst the people. The policy covers elementary education in both rural and urban India. The first NEP was promulgated in 1968 and the second by Rajiv Gandhi in 1986, and the third by P.V. Narsimha Rao on 1992.
The National Education Policy (NEP), 2020 has been approved by the Union Cabinet on 29th July 2020. NEP 2020 is the first education policy of the 21st century, which aims to address the many growing developmental imperatives of our country and is aligned to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The National Education Policy, 2020 is built on the foundational pillars of Access, Equity, Quality, Affordability and Accountability.