Ayurveda and New Education Policy Present and Future Prospects


  • Raju Ninama Department of Ras Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Pt. Khushilal Sharma Govt. (Auto.) Ayurveda College and Institute, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Archana verma Archi Department of Kayachikitsa, Pt. Khushilal Sharma Govt. (Auto.) Ayurveda College and Institute, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India




NEP, Education, Ayurveda, India


Education in India remained a very much concerned and organized subject since the Vedic period and was continued under the observance and teachings of "Gurus" mostly in temples, gurukuls (schools), ashramas, pathshala, or Matthias. In such a system of education in gurukuls, etc., the main focus was on the holistic development of the people under the Guru (teach-er) along with professional, vocational, and spiritual education. This type of education used the person to make useful for the society and the ultimate aim always remained as Moksha (salvation). There was no system of formal degrees or certifi-cates at that time and a student trained by a perfect guru was acceptable to society and administration as well. For higher studies, students used to study in viharas or universities such as Nalanda and Takshashila. The current government intro-duced the National Education Policy 2020 under the Ministry of Human Resource Development. This strategy aims to mod-ernize the 34-year-old education system and school policies that are already in place. Instead of focusing on getting high marks, this approach takes into account the actual conditions in the nation and places an emphasis on personality develop-ment, creativity, and innovation. The first education policy of the twenty-first century, NEP 2020, replaces the thir-ty-four-year-old National Policy on Education (NPE), 1986. This policy, which is founded on the fundamental pillars of access, equity, quality, affordability, and accountability, aims to transform India into a thriving knowledge society and global knowledge superpower by making both school and college education more holistic, flexible, multidisciplinary, suited to 21st century needs, and focused on bringing out the unique capabilities of each student. It also aligns with the Sustainable De-velopment Goals of the 2030 Agenda.


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Raju Ninama, Archi A verma. Ayurveda and New Education Policy Present and Future Prospects. Int. J. Ayurveda Herbal Res. [Internet]. 2024 Jan. 25 [cited 2024 Apr. 18];2(1):21-7. Available from: https://ahr.a2zjournals.com/index.php/ahr/article/view/23




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