Koushal’ awards bring out latent talent of rural students - Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

‘Koushal’ awards bring out latent talent of rural students - Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan 

Vijayawada, January 05 (prajaamaravati): Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated as Chief Guest in the ‘Koushal 2021’ programme organised by Bharatiya Vijnana Mandali and Andhra Pradesh State Council of Science and Technology (APCOST) held at School of Planning & Architecture, Vijayawada, in virtual mode from Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday. 

Speaking on the occasion, Governor Sri Harichandan has  appreciated the efforts of teachers, coordinators and organizers of the State-level competition ‘Koushal-2021’, conducted exclusively for the students of government schools in Andhra Pradesh, was a great platform to bring out the latent talent of rural students of Andhra Pradesh. 

It is significant to note that the Koushal-2021 programme coincides with the ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahaotsav’, as the country is celebrating 75 years of Independence and the occasion gives an opportunity to acknowledge the contribution of our eminent scientists, such as Dr. Raghunadh Mashalkar, Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam, Dr. Anil Kakodkar and others who are the spirit behind the Vijana Bharathi movement, said the Governor.

The Governor further said ‘it is our duty and responsibility to safeguard and spread the traditional knowledge systems which have relevance even today after hundreds and thousands of years.’

‘We need to make our country self-reliant in all walks of life by inculcating the ‘Swadeshi Spirit’ to achieve ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’, as declared by Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi, said the Governor.

Sri R.P. Sisodia, Special Chief Secretary to Governor, Sri S. Suresh Kumar, Commissioner of School Education and representatives of Vijnana Bharathi and Bharatiya Vijnana Mandali, were present on the occasion.