Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan participated in the sixth convocation of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). Meanwhile, he addressed the students and other officials including professors of the university.
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Participated in the sixth convocation of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). Meanwhile, he addressed the students and other officials including professors of the university. In his address, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan described JNU as a multi-diverse institution, where students come from different corners of the country to study. He said that JNU is a research university and there is no such diverse institution in the country.
JNU is not just an institution but a culture
The education minister said that the students passing out from this university have to play a big role in the society. In his address, he said that JNU is known for diversity, sensitivity, inclusiveness, equality, quality and affordability. JNU is not just an institution but a culture. He said that debate should always be welcomed.
130 crore people trust JNU students
The Union Minister requested JNU students to research the roots of India’s democracy. He said that India is not only the largest democracy in the world, but it is the mother of democracy. 130 crore people of India have full faith in JNU students. Students here will become global citizens.
He said JNU has set an example by ensuring that students from all backgrounds are given equal opportunities to excel. The Education Minister further said that JNU has developed a unique culture in which seniors, faculty and fellows all work together to ensure student development.
948 researchers received degrees
JNU Vice-Chancellor Shantishri Dhulipudi Pandit said that 52 percent of the students studying in the university belong to the SC, ST or OBC categories. He said that this year is the sixth convocation. A total of 948 researchers have been awarded degrees. This time the number of female researchers is more than male.