Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty, VC CUO addresses south Zone Vice-Chancellors’ meet at Pondicherry University

Koraput: Distinguished academic, Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty, VC, CUO Koraput addressed the valedictory session of two day South Zone Vice-Chancellor’s meet on Thursday as the Chief Guest, held at Pondicherry University. The meet was organized jointly by Pondicherry University and Association of Indian Universities (AIU) attended by about 70 Vice-Chancellors from the southern region.

During the event, three technical sessions were organised on themes such as “Transformation in Higher Education through Technological Innovations: Recent Trends and Future Scope for a Knowledge Society”, “Creating Workforce for Tomorrow: Need to Exploit Industry-Community Collaborations” and “Technology, Law and Excellence for Sustainable Development”.

Prof. Mohanty stressed on the need for liberal education, equity, accountability and freedom. He made a clarion call to all Vice-Chancellors to cultivate equal respect for all disciplines and to pursue “Science with a human face”.

Among those present were the VC of Pondicherry University, Prof. Gurmeet Singh and senior official of the AIU and the invited gathering of academics and scholars.