In Briefs

Scrapping of NEP: Academic experts to meet in city tomorrow

September 27, 2023

Strongly opposing Karnataka Government’s decision to scrap National Education Policy-2020 (NEP) in the State, several academic experts will take part in a meeting organised at V.K. Function Hall in Nazarbad at                                 11 am tomorrow (Sept. 28).

Announcing this at a press meet here yesterday, University of Mysore’s former Syndicate Member Dr. E.C. Ningarajgowda said the Union Government had introduced NEP-2020 in order to remove the imprints of colonial British education system. But the Siddharamaiah Government’s decision to scrap NEP is an act of prejudice and goes against the interests of education, he said adding that the meeting will discuss the effects of the State Government’s decision.

Former Kuvempu University VC Prof. K. Chidanandagowda, former Bangalore University VC Prof. Venugopal, CESS (Centre for Educational and Social Studies) Director Gaurish, former Minister Dr. C.N. Ashwathnarayan, writer Ravindra Reshme and others will take part.


Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 45 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]