Give place to cosmic and transcendental subjects in the syllabus: Governor MP
BHOPAL [Maha Media]: Governor Mangubhai Patel has said that the teachers should impart education to students keeping their ideals of conduct and values afore. Give place to both cosmic and transcendental subjects in the syllabus. He has said that students are the asset of our country. They are the nation builders who will take the country on the path of development. Therefore, our behaviour with them should be such that there should be no dissatisfaction in their mind. It is the responsibility of the teachers to inculcate a sense of service in them. This spirit will be awakened in the students only when we all diligently fulfill our responsibilities. Shri Patel was giving a virtual address on the 54th Foundation Day celebrations of Awadhesh Pratap Singh University from Raj Bhavan, Bhopal today.
Governor Patel has asked all the teachers to make talented students realize their full potential, enrich their skills, knowledge and motivate them to contribute to the society. He told the students to ponder upon what they are doing and what they can do for the development of our society, state and country. He has said that our country is the country of Buddha, Gandhi and Vivekananda, with its foundation based on Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, where in every person’s heart there is compassion, non-violence, tolerance. Our country is known as the Vishwa Guru due to these qualities. He has said that the aim of education should be to make students self-dependent and stand on their feet. Education should not be just to acquire a job. Education should help in developing the physical, mental, spiritual and character of the student, only bookish knowledge is not adequate. Education should be such that there is a sense of responsibility to perform duties along with rights.
Governor Mangubhai Patel said that the future of the nation depends only on the active contribution of the students in the work of upliftment of the country and society. In every era and time, there is a challenge before the youth to deal with problems, it will continue to be so.
Therefore, it is the responsibility of the teachers to inculcate the confidence and will power in the youth to move forward with determination, fight the problems and turn the tide to their favour. He said that we are all fortunate that today education is not limited to any religion, class, sect, rich and powerful. Today the education system of our country only demands hard work, dedication and strong will power. There are so many talented students from the poorest of poor families who are reaching new heights with their hard work and dedication despite the family’s poverty, responsibilities and adversity. He said that the need is to fulfill the duty. The biggest virtue is to adhere to time and discipline. Students should aim to acquire education with patience and concentration.
Governor Patel said that for the first time in the country a strong and inclusive education policy has been implemented which includes all the changes required for today’s rapidly changing world. Universities play a major role in bringing the light of knowledge to more and more people. On the occasion, the Governor released the research journal Vindhya Bharati and newsletter Pratibimb. He said that Vindhya Bharati would become an effective means of publishing the original research talents of the students. It will pave the way for their bright future. The publication of the newsletter will be helpful in spreading the achievements of the institution, academic creative activities as well as transparency.
The Vice Chancellor of Bhatinda University, Punjab, Shi R.P. Tiwari said that the new education policy is focused on the interest of the students and the nation.. The intention of the policy is to create such a democratic education system, which by educating, training the youth, makes their social usability effective. He said that the universities play a significant role in the successful implementation of all the dimensions of the policy. With the successful implementation of the policy, the country will be established as a Vishwa Guru on the world stage. Vice Chancellor Dr. Ramkumar Acharya gave the welcome address. The officers-staff of the university, principals and professors of all the colleges affiliated to the university were present in the programme.