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Ramesh Pokhriyal to inaugurate 29th New Delhi World Book Fair today

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ramesh pokhriyal, Union Education Minister, Delhi World Book Fair

Ramesh Pokhriyal will be inaugurating the 29th edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair today, March 5, through video conferencing.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The New Delhi World Book Fair 2021 will be inaugurated today.
  • Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal will be inaugurating the book fair.
  • This year, the New Delhi World Book Fair will be held virtually due to Covid-19.

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal will be inaugurating and addressing the 26th edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair today, March 5, 2021. He will be inaugurating the book fair virtually today, through video conferencing.

The 29th edition of the annual New Delhi World Book Fair, organized by the National Book Trust (NBT), India will be held virtually from March 6 to 12, 2021. This year, the event is being held virtually due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

A virtual ceremony will be conducted for the event today, March 5, where Ramesh Pokhriyal will inaugurate the book fair, in the presence of Professor Govind Prasad Sharma, NBT Chairman, and Yuvraj Malik, NBT Director, according to an official statement.

The e-press conference for the book fair was held at the NBT Headquarters on March 4, 2021, where all the specifics of the ceremony and the schedule of the fair were decided by the managing committee of the event.

Theme of New Delhi World Book Fair

While addressing a conference, Professor Govind Prasad Sharma announced that it is the first virtual edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair which is being organised as such due to Covid-19 pandemic restrictions in the place but assured that will be a memorable experience for the visitors.

This year, the theme of the New Delhi World Book Fair is National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. The NEP 2020 was passed by the Union Cabinet last year, which proposes several significant changes in the existing education policy.

The policy is a vision document that aims to universalise the Indian Education system from pre-primary levels to higher education. The policy endeavours to enhance the quality of education equally for all and move in the direction of strengthening India as a global superpower, read the statement.

 

 

Source: INDIA TODAY

ramesh pokhriyal, Union Education Minister, Delhi World Book Fair

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