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Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
09-March-2011 17:34 IST
National Vocational Education Qualification Framework
Under the centrally sponsored schemes of ‚ÄúVocationalisation of Secondary Education‚ÄĚ, financial assistance is made available to the States to introduce vocational stream at the higher secondary stage. The Ministry of Human Resource Development has initiated the process of developing a National Vocational Education Qualifications Framework (NVEQF) to put in place a nationally recognized qualification system, covering higher secondary school, vocational education institutes, polytechnics, colleges and institutes of higher education. The time line for the implementation of the framework can be decided only after the development of the framework is completed.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Human Resource Development Smt. D. Purandeswari, in a written reply to a question, in the Lok Sabha today.