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Centre plans to teach professional courses in mother tongue

3rd December, 2020 Education

Context: The Centre is drafting a road map to ensure that students of medicine, engineering, law and other professional programmes can study in their own mother tongue.

  • No language will be imposed on any student. However, enabling provisions should be made so that bright students are not deprived of technical education due to lack of knowledge of English language.

Amit Khare task force

  • Higher Education Secretary Amit Khare will head a task force to prepare the road map for imparting technical education in the mother tongue.
  • The task force will submit its report within a month after taking into consideration suggestions from various stakeholders.