Union Training Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday mentioned Delhi College ought to design futuristic programs and embody them in its curriculum.
He was addressing the inaugural session of a three-day worldwide seminar on “Revisiting the Concepts of India from ‘Swaraj’ to ‘New India'”.
“I want I have been a scholar of DU. DU is celebrating its centenary yr and we’re celebrating the nation’s Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. This can be a pleased coincidence,” he mentioned.
The training minister additionally suggested the college to incorporate futuristic programs in its curriculum.
“The occasions are altering. Our nation’s innovations don’t get patented. DU can begin a short-term diploma course on patent course of. The scholars won’t solely turn out to be employable in India but additionally on the worldwide stage… DU ought to add futuristic programs to its curriculum,” he mentioned.
Pradhan additionally shared that Union House Minister Amit Shah, who was the chief visitor on the occasion, grew to become emotional after seeing the NCC cadets who welcomed him on the occasion.
“Whereas coming into, we have been welcomed by NCC cadets. Our dwelling minister bought emotional after seeing them. He recalled his time as an NCC cadet when he had welcomed Morarji Desai throughout a go to to his village. He mentioned that in 30-40 years, considered one of them might turn out to be the prime minister of the nation,” Pradhan mentioned.
Delhi College vice chancellor Yogesh Singh mentioned that India wants a development charge of 10 per cent for the following 10 years to turn out to be a six trillion greenback economic system.
He additionally pressured that insurance policies that compromise on the nation’s development shouldn’t be supported and be postponed.
“Delhi College is celebrating its centenary. These have been 100 years of training, the method of turning into the perfect college. It began with three faculties, 750 college students, 40,000 annual funds, and at this time we have now 90 faculties, greater than six lakh college students, and 840 crore annual funds. That is such an enormous enlargement. Congratulations to college students, the training ministry and the Heart on this achievement,” he mentioned.
“We’re giving a centenary likelihood to college students who couldn’t full their diploma. The registration for this began on Might 1 and we have now obtained 1,560 registrations. The oldest scholar is from the 1977-80 batch, who was learning B.Com in Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma School,” he mentioned.
He mentioned Union House Minister Shah’s go to is “a golden day” within the historical past of Delhi College.
Centenary celebrations of the college started on Might 1.