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M. Venkaiah Naidu addresses the 3rd annual convocation of Jawaharlal Nehru University today

430 students conferred with the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

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New Delhi , 11 Nov 2019

The Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu graced and addressed the 3rd Annual Convocation of the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi today. Union Minister for Human  Resource Development, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ was the Guest of Honour. Chancellor of JNU and Current Member of the NITI Aayog, Dr V. K. Saraswat, Vice-Chancellor  of Jawaharlal Nehru University Professor M. Jagadesh Kumar and senior officials of the ministry were also present on this occasion.  430 students were conferred with the  degrees of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).The Vice President has called for revamping the entire education system from pedagogy to research to make India a leading centre of  knowledge and innovation. Delivering the 3rd Annual Convocation of the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, Shri Naidu pointed out that India was once known as  Vishwaguru and said that the time has come for India to once again emerge as a global hub of learning.Urging the universities and institutions of higher learning to completely  reorient their methods of teaching, he wanted JNU and other universities in India to figure among the top-ranking global institutions. The Vice President observed that the Indian  civilization always laid emphasis on a holistic integrated vision of education. 

Exhorting universities like JNU to build on our strengths and raise the bar, he said all-round excellence and the ability to lead the global agendas must be our aim.Urging the  institutions of higher learning to learn from the best institutions in the world and adapt the best practices, he said: “We have, as a civilization, been one of the most receptive  societies that has welcomed good ideas from across the world”.Pointing out that India was on a unique growth trajectory, he said the students have “limitless opportunities” to  contribute towards this endeavor. Speaking on the occasion Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank” applauded the outstanding performance of the students and efforts of all involved  in taking this institution to high levels of eminence. He added that universities like JNU were conceived and promoted to meet the educational aspirations of India's youth. And we  have the opportunity to be proud that the University is not only successful in its objective but also playing a leading role in paving the intellectual path of India.The Minister hoped  that the effort JNU will be dynamic towards the development and operation of useful and efficient courses. And taking full advantage of the new policies of the present  government, we will use modern technology, so that more and more youth will get the benefit of higher education. He congratulated all the teachers, students and officials for the  convocation ceremony.


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