Higher education institutions should promote global standards: Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan

Higher education institutions should promote global standards: Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, July 15 (prajaamaravathi): Andhra Pradesh Governor & Chancellor of Dr NTR University of Health Sciences, presided over the 24th and 25th Convocation of the University held at Thummalapalli Vari Kshetrayya Kalakshetram in Vijayawada, virtually from Raj Bhavan on Friday. Delivering the Convocation address, Governor Sri Harichandan said that the scope and demand for higher education is increasing day by day and the most important mission of higher education is the creation of intellectual minds by providing world-class education and promotion of global standards in the Higher Education Institutions. 

He said education plays a vital role in the nation’s development and constitutes the backbone of a country, as it produces a human force, which plays the most determining role in the advancement of a nation and in the progress of civilization. The progress of the country is possible when its citizens are dynamic, resourceful, enterprising, and responsible, said the Governor. He also said that the Higher education is considered as an important instrument for bringing about social, economic, political, and technological progress of any country particularly for a developing country like India.

Governor Sri Harichandan congratulated all the Graduating Students, awardees of Gold Medals and their Parents, Faculty members and administrative staff their commitment, creativity and talent needed to succeed in the chosen career. He hoped that the students would serve the society and give back to the society that gave them the skills and knowledge and to serve the Society by providing Comprehensive Health Care.

Dr. G. Subrahmanyam, renowned Cardiologist, Research Director & Cardiologist of Sri Padmavathi Multi Speciality Hospital, Tirupati, who participated as the Chief Guest and delivered key note address, was presented the Degree of Doctor Science, Honoris Causa by the Vice Chancellor Dr. P. Shyam Prasad.  

Earlier, Dr. P. Shyam Prasad, Vice Chancellor, Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, read out the annual reports of the University. On behalf of the University, Dr. V. Vijayalakshmi and Dr. M. Manjulabai, felicitated the Chancellor by presentation of a memento and shawl.

Sri R.P. Sisodia, Special Chief Secretary to Governor, Sri P.S. Surya Prakash Rao, Joint Secretary to Governor and other officers attended the programme from Raj Bhavan.