DU will offer solutions to global problems emerging as an incubator of world: Dharmendra Pradhan

On its 100 year journey celebration, education minister congratulated the Delhi University for being a pioneer in implementing all aspects of NEP 2020.

DU will offer solutions to global problems emerging as an incubator of world: Dharmendra Pradhan Education minister Dharmendra Pradhan speaking at Delhi University's inauguration ceremony of centenary celebrations (Source: Twitter/@dpradhanbjp)
Anu Parthiban | May 1, 2022 - 5:50 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The University of Delhi on Sunday organized an inauguration ceremony for marking year long centenary celebrations in the multipurpose Hall, DU, Sports Complex. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu was the chief guest while Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan was the guest of honor.

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Speaking on the occasion, Dharmendra Pradhan said that the Delhi University will offer solutions to global problems, emerging as an incubator of the world. He said, “The Delhi University is not just an educational institution, it is an emotion for people associated with it. He called upon DU Alumni to create a model for the country in alumni contribution.”

The Minister congratulated the University for being a pioneer in implementing all aspects of NEP 2020. The university should aim to enlarge the canvas of skilling and education and also endeavour to build ‘job creators’, he added. He further expressed confidence that the Delhi University will play a leading role in churning out global citizens, establishing India as a knowledge-based society and in creating a benchmark model for emerging economies.

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Delhi University had important role in India’s independence: VP

On this occasion, the Vice President also released the Commemorative Centenary Stamp, Commemorative Centenary Coin, Commemorative Centenary volume and the Delhi University Undergraduate Curriculum Framework- 2022 - Hindi, Sanskrit and Telugu versions. He also launched the centenary website of the university and felicitated Kritika Khinchi, student of DU’s Gargi College and creator of the Centenary Logo.

Speaking at the DU’s centenary celebrations, the Vice President emphasised that Universities must come out with innovative and out of box ideas to address the pressing problems of the society. He also said that the ultimate aim of the research should be to make people’s lives more comfortable and happier.

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“Delhi University has had an important role in the country’s independence movement & many distinguished alumni who have graduated from this University have occupied very important positions in various fields & have contributed to the development of our country after independence,” he wrote on Twitter.

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