A high-level meeting of the committee preparing the National Credit Framework for School Education, Higher Education, and Skill Development was presided over by the Union Minister of Education and Skill Development Shri Dharmendra Pradhan on October 18, 2022.
Senior officials from the Ministry of Education and Skill Development, including Secretary for School Education Smt. Anita Karwal, Secretary for Higher Education Shri Sanjay Murthy, Chairman for NCVET Shri Dr. Nirmaljeet Singh Kalsi, and others, attended the meeting.
Shri Pradhan consented to start public consultations on the National Credit Framework on October 19, 2022.
Also read: Credit Framework: Integrating formal and vocational education https://www.nationalskillsnetwork.in/credit-framework-integrating-formal-and-vocational-education/
By decision dated November 18, 2021, the Government of India had given a go for the creation of a High-Level Committee to create a National Credit Accumulation & Transfer Framework for both General Education and Vocational Education. The Credit Framework would enable it to merge academic and vocational learning domains and components and to maintain flexibility and mobility between the two.