According to an official press release, Aswathanarayana said Karnataka wanted to be the first state in the country to implement this policy and drew the governor’s attention to the proposals made by the task force’s subcommittees.
“Implementation would begin as soon as the task force comes up with the final draft, which is expected to happen very soon,” he said.
The minister also briefed the governor on the importance and changes expected after the policy was implemented.
The governor was delighted with the steps the government had taken to implement the policy and made some suggestions.
Last month, the Union’s cabinet approved the 2020 National Education Policy, which envisages major reforms in higher education, including a target of 50 percent gross enrollment by 2035 and the provision of multiple entries and exits.
The Deputy Prime Minister and University Minister Dr. CN Ashwath Narayan announced on August 26th that all college classes will begin in October and that students are expected to attend the courses in person.
He announced that the academic year for various degree programs will start with online courses from September 1st, while offline courses will start in October.