National Research Foundation Current Affairs, GK & News
The establishment of National Research Foundation (NRF) was announced in 2019 by the central government for financing, coordinating and promoting research in the country. It would ensure integration of research grants provided by different ministries independently of each other and promote research based on the national priorities. For the first time, the government has allocated budget of Rs.50,000 crore for this institution over the five years.
The draft National Education Policy makes the following recommendations to improve the quality of higher education: There is a great need to focus on multidisciplinary and 21st-century competencies for future work roles. These multidisciplinary capabilities differentiate humans from Robots. Breaking down of the rigid boundaries of disciplines in higher education by moving towards broad-based, flexible ..
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