SRINAGAR: Addressing the 8th convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University in Katra, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said that the University campus, anywhere in the world, is the best place to sharpen the social consciousness of young minds full of joy and adventurous pursuit of progress.
The Lt Governor said, “Our success as a nation can only be achieved by promoting a culture of ideas and innovation in classrooms with dedication, discipline and determination”.
Addressing the gathering of students, teachers and parents, the Lt Governor said, “Teachers should dream of making SMVD University one of the preeminent universities in Northern India and students must aspire to fulfil the dream of 130 Crore Indians”.
“We cannot achieve big things in life unless we dream big and strive hard to achieve it”, the Lt Governor added.
The Lt Governor observed that youth can shape the destiny of our great nation if they are equipped with special knowledge, skills, wisdom and values as emphasized in the national education policy. As they step out of campus, the new jobs and careers should become a mission to improve the lives of others, he added.
The Lt Governor said that in J&K government is building world-class infrastructure, and the UT is emerging as a performer in every sector on the national canvas. “Simultaneously, we are strengthening the knowledge system of our economy to provide bright opportunities to talented young professionals,” he added.
Underlining that the University campus anywhere in the world is the best place to sharpen the social consciousness of young minds full of joy and adventurous pursuit of progress, the Lt Governor said the education must be aligned to support students’ creativity so that they can contribute their best for a better world.
On the occasion, the Lt Governor congratulated all the students who received medals, awards and degrees at the eighth convocation of SMVD University and wished them a bright future and success in their life.