Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed to the scholars’ group to undertake a “nation first” method to search out answer to ongoing issues as an alternative of being part of the disaster.

Addressing the annual convocation of Visva-Bharati College by video conferencing, the Prime Minister, who’s the Chancellor of this central college, stated that the brand new ‘Nationwide Schooling Coverage’ is a serious step in direction of Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India).

“Many people who find themselves spreading terror and violence internationally are extremely educated and extremely expert. Alternatively, there are people who find themselves risking their lives in hospitals and labs to avoid wasting folks from a pandemic like Covid-19. It isn’t about ideology however a mindset. What you do relies on whether or not your mindset is constructive or unfavourable. There may be scope for each of them. The trail is open for each of them. It’s in our arms to resolve if we need to be part of the issue or the answer,” stated Modi.

The Prime Minister continued, “If we proceed to take a look at our personal curiosity then we are going to at all times witness issues, crises, and anger round us. However in the event you rise above your individual curiosity and undertake a nation-first method then you will see an answer to each downside and disaster. You’ll discover the urge to search out constructive pressure in negativity. You’ll change into an answer to those issues in case your intention is pure and dedication is unquestionable.”

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Visva-Bharati College located at Birbhum’s Santiniketan was based by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore in 1921. It is without doubt one of the oldest central universities within the nation. In Could 1951, Visva-Bharati College was declared to be a central college and ‘an Establishment of Nationwide Significance’ by an Act of Parliament. The PM is the Chancellor of this college.

The convocation began at ‘Amra Kunja’ (the Mango grove) in Santiniketan campus continued for two-and-a-half hours. A restricted variety of college students had been current on the programme because of covid 19 restrictions.

“The brand new ‘Nationwide Schooling Coverage’ is a serious step in direction of Atmanirbhar Bharat. It provides power to analysis and innovation. It additionally provides stress to the training of ladies,” stated Modi.

A complete of two,535 college students acquired their levels within the convocation. West Bengal Governor and Rector of Visva-Bharati, Jagdeep Dhankhar, Union Schooling Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and VBU vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty had been bodily current on this event.


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