Mumbai, Sept. 25 -- Scientists in Mumbai and around the country are opposing a steering committee set up by the Central government to develop a national curriculum framework under the National Education Policy (NEP).

In a statement issued on Thursday, the All India People's Science Network (AIPSN) - a network of over 40 people's science organisations spread all over the country - said, "It is a matter of deep concern that the entire span of educational curriculum reform, from the early childhood years to adult education, has been entrusted to a small committee with no expertise in these crucial areas. Members include educational administrators and even entrepreneurs. This seems to be in line with the trend of the NEP 2020 to usher in priva...