Cultural revolution is essential with communication revolution: Governor Smt. Patel

07-02-2021

  • 32nd convocation of Rani Durgavati University concludes

Governor and Higher Education Minister participated online

Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel has said that all educational institutions from primary level to university level will have to remain loyal to ancient culture and values. The cultural revolution is also needed along with the communication revolution. There should be coordination in both the utilization of ancient wisdom and modernization at the national level in order that there is an overall development of citizens in keeping with the country and culture, so that they are able to meet the needs of the country and society. Smt. Patel was addressing the 32nd convocation ceremony of Rani Durgavati University from Raj Bhavan Lucknow today. State's Higher Education Minister Dr. Mohan Yadav also participated in the programme.

Governor Smt. Patel said that the present era is the era of global competition; in this era only those can succeed who can stand up to the competition. The creator of excellence can also be the one who is able to harmonize the modern technology with the country's great traditions. Citizens are educated and cultured only from educational institutions. Harmony in education and technical skills is necessary for the all-round development of the nation. In this direction, the government has made a wide range of policy changes and innovations for qualitative education under the National Education Policy. Efforts at the university level are necessary with widespread deliberations to bring them to the ground.

Governor Smt. Patel said that teachers and students studying in higher education institutions must take care of ingenuity and modernity in education. At the same time, it is also necessary to preserve the legacy of its cultural heritage, rich traditions and eternal values. Educational institutions should be aware and sensitive to the burning problems of the society and the country and contribute to their solutions. In today's era of globalization, we cannot leave education alone. It cannot be limited to a few textbooks. Therefore our curriculum should be such that it should make students conscious of social relations. She said that the young generation of the nation represents the most responsible section of the society. They are full of strength and enthusiasm. The need is that they should get proper direction and suitable employment. Proper education and competent teachers are required for this. A book, an idealistic teacher can turn the psyche of thousands of, lakhs of youths towards a positive and constructive path.

Smt. Patel urged the students to give direction to the creation of a righteous society with moral values through their knowledge. With their intelligence and hard work, they must contribute to the creation of a new nation and society. She said that for a strong nation, it is necessary for women power to be educated, healthy and self-sufficient. The government is giving special emphasis to women's education and economic self-sufficiency for their empowerment. Various schemes are being implemented for them. The youth will have to responsibly extend their cooperation in the efforts to make women of rural and remote areas strong and self-reliant. She said that a well-informed student is the future and hope of the family, society and nation. That is why it is important to work with goals in life. The Governor appealed to the students to submit their old books to the university. She said that by doing so they would benefit junior students. She instructed the university to keep such books in a systematic manner.

Higher Education Minister Dr. Mohan Yadav said that in the Corona period, the life values of Indian culture and ethos got a new identity at the global level. He said that we have a glorious history in the field of higher education. Educated student carries forward the intellectual property of the society. He said that all the teachers and students involved in the ceremony should try to preserve and prop up the rich heritage of the Indian knowledge and tradition. He wished the students a bright future and congratulated them for the successful event.

Vice Chancellor Shri KD Mishra gave details of the activities of the university. He informed that the university has taken education and health responsibility of 26 socially backward class TB patients. Out of them, 21 have become completely healthy. Bhartiya Gyan Shodh Peeth, Rani Durgavati Shodh Peeth and Guru Nanak Shodh Peeth have been established for academic advancement. Along with conducting health and eye tests of students, public awareness work has been done for health and hygiene. Last year, 26 types of innovative proto types and 3 patents have been received by the university in design and innovation. The university has been awarded a three star in its ranking with the Institutional Innovation Council. The programme was conducted by Registrar Shri Deepesh Mishra. On this occasion, degrees were given away to the students who passed in academic session 2017-18 and 2018-19 and completed Ph D in various faculties and gold medals, silver medals were awarded to the students with highest marks in various classes.