Bhopal : The Governor Shri Lalji Tandon said that youth should ensure their important role in building strong India. He was addressing the 8th Convocation ceremony of Avdhesh Pratap University, Rewa. He further stated that youth should establish their creative image in the society. The Minister for Higher Education Shri Jeetu Patwari also attended the function.
Shri Tandon mentioned that becoming self-reliant should be the goal of life. There should be respect for the nation in the mind and we should be proud of Indian culture, spirituality and heritage of our ancestors. He said that social change is possible through education only. The assimilation of knowledge and science in education is increasing. Youth should move forward by taking advantage of this change, only then they will become self-reliant and will be able to play their role in the re-construction of the country, he added.
200 Colleges to be made Smart College- Minister Shri Patwari
The Minister for Higher Education Shri Jeetu Patwari said that young generation should discharge their duty towards the society with humanitarian approach. This will help in facing challenges. He informed that along with establishing quality education system in Madhya Pradesh, innovations are also being done according to the time. The state government has taken a decision to give free education to the girls. Education system is being modernized. For this, 200 colleges of the state will be made Smart Colleges in the first phase. These colleges will be equipped with smart classes and e-library. The trained teachers will impart qualitative ultra modern education. He further mentioned that a campaign to develop green campuses in higher education institutions is being launched. It is effort of the State Government to have the entire Education Department on the portal, examinations are conducted timely and results are also declared on time.
The Scientific Advisor, Institute of Science and Technology, New Delhi Prof. Manoj Pateria urged the youth to move forward with scientific thinking, understanding and approach. The Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. Piyush Ranjan Agarwal presented the progress report of the university. The souvenir of the university ‘Diksha’ and book ‘Vindhya Bharti’ were released on the occasion.