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IIT Bombay hosts awareness workshop on National Credit Framework

28 Nov 2022

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) held Awareness Workshop on National Credit Framework (NcrF) today. Hon’ble Minister of State for Education Smt. Annpurna Devi was the Chief Guest of the function. The Hon’ble Minister was welcomed by the Institute’s Director Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri.

Dr. Vinita Aggarwal, Executive Member and Lt. Col. Gunjan Chowdhary, Director, NCVET, Dr. Saroj Sharma, Chairperson, NIOS, Dr. Avichal Kapur, Joint Secretary, UGC,  Mr. Nilambuj Sharan, Senior Economic Advisor, MSDE, Prof. Rajive Kumar, Member Secretary, AICTE, Prof. Vinay Swarup Mehrotra, Joint Director, PSSCIVE, Bhopal and Ms. Niti Shankar Sharma, Dy. Secretary, CBSE were the panelists. 

Speaking on the occasion, Smt Annpurna Devi said that NEP 2020 envisages universalization of credit framework for removing barriers between knowledge, skills and employability, establishing a credit accumulation & transfer system for all kinds of learning for ensuring seamless mobility between learning and skilling pathways.

The Minister stated that NCrF will provide us with an opportunity to recognize applied aspects of knowledge and skills. It will also create new possibilities for lifelong learning and skilling. NCrF will boost per capita productivity, empower all and lay a strong foundation for India to lead this century, she further added.