“Great students shape great nation,”: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu at VSU convocation


Nellore: Addressing the convocation of Vikrama Simhapuri University, in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, the Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu stressed the need to reorient the education system and improve the quality of teaching and research in our institutions of Higher Education today, he expressed concern over the fact that none of our universities has figured among the top 100 Universities of the world in Times Rankings, Shri Naidu said, “India was once known as Vishwaguru and knowledge-seekers from all over the world used to come and study at renowned learning centres like Nalanda and Takshashila. Our students must draw inspiration from our glorious past to create a magnificent future. “Private universities need to focus on ensuring inclusiveness and deploy more resources to educate children belonging to the under-privileged sections of the society”, he added. Shri Naidu also said that the education policy must focus on teaching India’s culture, heritage and the rich history with life stories of the great men and women who shaped this great nation. The Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Biswabhushan Harichandan and the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. R. Sudarsana Rao were among the dignitaries who graced the occasion