Kasturirangan, who was additionally the top of the committee that drafted the Nationwide Training Coverage (NEP), stated this whereas addressing the tenth convocation ceremony of the Delhi government-run Dr BR Ambedkar College.
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“India now wants an academic system aligned with the aspirational targets of the Twenty first-century schooling. The NEP has been crafted to make sure it touches the life of each citizen,” he stated. He inspired the scholars to undertake a lifelong studying perspective and suppose innovatively whereas drawing from their cultural information to handle the brand new and ever evolving socio-economic challenges.
Kasturirangan highlighted the position of universities in nationwide growth, particularly within the subsequent decade when India may have a large demographic dividend.
“The duty of the colleges on this context is to arrange the youth to know and handle actual world issues from a multidisciplinary perspective,” he stated.
He appreciated that the construction of the Ambedkar College is already based mostly on a multidisciplinary method as advisable by the NEP 2020.
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia stated the scholars of the college should maintain their certificates carrying Babasaheb Ambedkar’s identify with nice delight. He additionally known as upon the scholars to hitch the “Desh Ke Mentors” program launched by the AAP authorities and undertake the accountability to mentor and information the scholars learning within the authorities colleges of Delhi.
He additional stated not solely has the standard of schooling improved within the Ambedkar College, the variety of seats has additionally elevated and yearly, 1000’s of scholars are graduating from the college.
The federal government has determined to quickly add two new campuses to the college and admit extra college students, Sisodia stated.
“The fourth campus of the Ambedkar College, stretching over 49 acres, is being developed in Dhirpur. This may enable 5,000 extra college students to take admissions within the college. As well as, the fifth campus is being arrange in Rohini with 3,475 seats in numerous programs. The design of each the campuses is world class and environmentally sustainable. Each the campuses might be self-sufficient by way of power and can use green-energy,” the deputy chief minister stated.
Vice Chancellor of the college, Professor Anu Singh Lather, stated a complete of 1,042 college students acquired their levels in numerous areas of social sciences and humanities. Of them, 438 acquired undergraduate levels, 558 postgraduate levels, 29 MPhil levels, 5 PhD levels and 12 college students have been awarded with diplomas, she stated.
Lather shared that 63.05 per cent of the graduating college students have been ladies. She highlighted that there’s a steep leap within the variety of purposes acquired for the undergraduate, post-graduate and PhD applications from 23,304 to 31,237 this 12 months.
“The college has adopted three slum clusters within the Moti Nagar constituency (Jawahar Nagar, Chuna Bhatti and Kirti Nagar 5/35), the place the Outreach and Extension Division will manage its actions. In 2022, the college will introduce many extra programs, colleges and facilities to realize the goal of scholar enrollment set by the Nationwide Training Coverage 2020,” she stated.