AMN / Kasargod in Kerala
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said, India has the chance to re-emerge as the global powerhouse in the field of education. He also called for revamping the syllabi and improving the infrastructure to impart world class quality education.
Mr Naidu said this, after inaugurating the new campus of the Central University of Kerala in Kasargod.
The Vice President said, India was once known as Vishwaguru and people from across the globe used to come to India to study and acquire knowledge.
All the higher educational institutions, including Central Universities have an onerous responsibility in transforming the country into an epicenter of knowledge and innovation. pic.twitter.com/9fN19Bp5EX
— VicePresidentOfIndia (@VPSecretariat) April 29, 2018
He said, every academic organization must work in a mission mode to revamp the educational architecture in tune with the requirements of the 21st century to make India a leading nation in the field of education and innovation.
Mr Naidu further said, the higher education system should expand qualitatively and quantitatively for the betterment of the nation and society. He said, graduates need to be competitive not only in a local or national context, but in an increasingly global market. Mr Naidu expressed hope that in future various courses, including science and technology, will be taught in respective local languages in various States.
Mr Naidu is on a 2-day visit to the state. After the function in Kasargod, he left for Kochi.