Karnataka Department of Primary and Secondary Education is Renamed
Source: The Indian Express
The Karnataka Government renamed the Department of Primary and Secondary Education as the Department of School Education and Literacy after consulting the school education systems of other states and as per the guidelines of the National Education Policy, 2020.
As per the state government, the decision was taken after consulting experts at various stages. In India, most of the states have undertaken name changes for school education till class 12th. Because of the change in name, the Department of Pre-University Education and the Department of Public Instruction will also come under School Education, the government informed.