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Govt making changes in education to face contemporary challenges: Prez
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Govt making changes in education to face contemporary challenges: Prez

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New Delhi, Oct 30: President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said the government has been making changes in education eco-system to adapt it to contemporary challenges.

Addressing the annual convocation of Jamia Millia Islamia here, Mr Kovind said,'The whole world is aware of the immense talent of the students of India. All educational institutions in the country have to contribute to make proper use of this talent. Special contributions are expected from prestigious institutions like 'Jamia'.'

One of the important objectives of the 'National Education Policy' proposed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development is to establish India as a 'knowledge super power', he said. In order to connect every section of the society with development, the President said, University’s Social Responsibility (USR) like Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) needs to be emphasised.

He noted that Jamia has adopted five villages under the ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’ and asked if the varsity can adopt some more villages. (UNI)