National Education Policy 2020, which was approved by the Union Cabinet of India on 29 July 2020, outlines the vision of India’s new education system. The new policy replaces the previous National Policy on Education, 1986. The policy is a comprehensive framework for elementary education to higher education as well as vocational training in both rural and urban India. The policy aims to transform India’s education system by 2021.
Dr. Neha Jagtiani, I/C Principal R.D. & S.H. National College, Mumbai, is nominated to head the Committee to suggest recommendations on the National Education Policy constituted by the Education Minister, Government of India. The Committee will constitute top educationists from all over India and representatives from leading International Universities.
On 23th December, 2020, Dr. Neha Jagtiani, I/C Principal R.D. & S.H. National College, Mumbai, along with Mr. Kishu Mansukhani, president HSNCB & and Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani, Provost, HSNC University & Former President, HSNCB took over the charge to head the Committee
Dr. Neha Jagtiani is the Principal In-Charge of R.D. and S.H. National College, Mumbai. She is a recipient of two gold medals from UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI for standing first at M.COM level. She was among the only seven candidates in India and among the only two from Mumbai to clear the NET Examination. She has an HONORS degree in ‘Masters in Subject Communication’ from YCMOU University. She has been awarded the PhD degree from Bajaj Institute of Management, SNDT University on study of ‘Advertising Strategies of the Telecom Industry.
She believes in academia-industry interaction, where teaching should be beyond the textbook, to bridge the gap between what is taught in the classroom and the employable skills that the industry requires. She has organized several seminars and workshops by inviting industry experts to enlighten students about the industry perspective. She also believes in sensitizing students towards the disabled and underprivileged. She has organized several programmes where spastic children are invited as a part of the college festivities. The objectives of the programmes are for integration of the disabled children to feel that they are part of mainstream society and for students to realize how blessed they are.
She has been awarded ‘Best Citizen of India’ award by International Publishing House.
She holds the special post of Member of Indian Merchant Chamber in Educational Committee.
She was felicitated by the Governor of Maharashtra with the ‘Corona Warriors Award’ from the field of Education and has recently been conferred with Covid-19 Game Changer Award for Innovative Spirit, Leadership and Positive Contribution to Humanity by the Sindhi Chamber of Commerce.