Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam at Varanasi.
- The Samagam is being organised by the Education Ministry in association with University Grants Commission and Banaras Hindu University.
- The three-day event will bring together over 300 Vice-Chancellors and Directors from public and private universities, educationists, policymakers, as also industry representatives.
- The summit will provide a platform for leading Indian Higher Educational Institutions to discuss, deliberate, and share insights on strategies, success stories, and best practices in implementing the National Education Policy-2020.
- The key highlight of the Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam is the adoption of the Varanasi Declaration on Higher Education which will showcase India’s extended vision and a renewed commitment to help achieve the goals of higher education system.