A Study of the Holistic and Multidisciplinary Education and Its Major Challenges in the Special Perspectives of National Education Policy, 2020
National Education Policy 2020 is the education policy in which special emphasis has been given on promoting the use of technology to facilitate education, as well as encouraging creative thinking, logical judgment, the art of continuous learning and the spirit of innovation in students. This education policy lays the special emphasis on the development of the creative abilities inherent in every individual. According to this education policy, to bring the idea of holistic and multi-disciplinary education to the real ground, the flexible and innovative curricula of all higher educational institutions will include credit based curriculum and areas of community engagement and service, environmental education and value education etc. The main aim of education will be to develop all the capabilities of man in an integrated manner. In fact, The National Education Policy, 2020 is based on the basic pillars of easy access, equality, quality and accountability for all and aims at making schools and colleges suitable for the needs of the 21st century and gives special emphasis and importance on holistic and multi-disciplinary education.
Key Words: National Education Policy, Holistic and Multidisciplinary Education, Credit Based Curriculum, Institute of Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Constitutional and Universal Values, Humanities and Arts Education, MERU.