Magdhi Diksha|May 22, 2023
President Droupadi Murmu praises Goa University for promoting innovation
The President appreciated the Goa University for promoting interdisciplinary studies, a major point under the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.
NEW DELHI: President Droupadi Murmu in her speech during the 34th convocation of Goa University praised the initiatives of the institute for promoting innovation and developing competence in artificial intelligence and data science.
Speaking at the Raj Bhavan, Goa, the President said technology and innovation play a major role in today's world and developing world-class competence in areas such as artificial intelligence and data science in our higher educational institutions (HEIs) is essential.
She noted that Goa University is promoting innovation and has formed various schools in the campus to encourage interdisciplinary studies. She praised Goa University for the initiative, which is in line with the National Education Policy (NEP 2020), and running a programme ‘Digital integrated system for holistic teaching and virtual orientations’ in collaboration with the directorate of higher education, Goa.
The President said the university has immense potential to become a centre of excellence for education, research and innovation.
She also appreciated the university’s role in adopting five villages under the ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan' for promoting mussels and mushroom cultivation.
Stressing that education was a lifelong process, the President told the students that the degrees they have earned will help them get employment or start business but one quality that can take them far ahead in life is the courage to never give up. “A continuous learner will be able to seize opportunities as well as meet challenges in life. Today’s youth will build a developed India in the 'Sankalp Kaal',” Murmu said.
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