Education institutes should focus on research for India’s growth: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

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Speaking at the convocation of a private management institute, Prakash Javadekar said that education institutes need to focus on research in order to be a part of India’s growth story.

 

Speaking at the convocation of a private management institute through video conference, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said that education institutes need to focus on research in order to be a part of India’s growth story.

“India needs expertise in all sectors to manage the economy. We need to realise that in order to be part of growth story of India, education institute need to focus on research,” he said yesterday.

Indian economy’s growth

Javadekar added, “As the economy grows, we need good leaders and better managers from our educational institute. Management institutes will provide training to the students to manage the economy of India.”

He also interacted with the students and discussed the problems faced by the Indian economy at present and various employment generating and skill-building projects undertaken by the Centre.

UGC chairperson, Ved Prakash, who was the guest of honour at the convocation, said, “Institutes of learning are the most enduring organisations in the world and they have taken the society to the next stage of development.” Sanjay Dhande, the chairman of the Management Development Institute (MDI), also addressed the students at the programme.

Earlier, during the Question Hour in Rajya Sabha, the HRD Minister said that over 10,000 vacant posts will be filled up by the government in various Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) this academic year.

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