Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar
Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar

Not making Hindi language compulsory in New Education Policy: Javadekar

ANI | Updated: Jan 10, 2019 12:47 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan 10 (ANI): Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday denied reports of making the Hindi language compulsory in the Education Policy">New Education Policy.
"The Committee on Education Policy">New Education Policy in its draft report has not recommended making any language compulsory. This clarification is necessitated in the wake of mischievous and misleading report in a section of the media. @narendramodi @PMOIndia," Javadekar tweeted.
Javadekar's clarification comes in the wake of a media report suggesting that the Central government is planning to make Hindi compulsory for students till Class VIII in the Education Policy">New Education Policy. (ANI)

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