Bengaluru: Stating that National Education Policy (NEP) will provide education which is global yet seeped in indigenous values to imbibe patriotism in youth, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that making India a knowledge superpower is the dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Centre.
He was speaking after inauguration of Nrupathunga University and NATGRID campus on Tuesday May 3. He said that Centre aspires to inculcate the culture of patriotism among students during the celebration of 75 years of Independence (Azad ka Amrit Mahotsav). In the past eight years, a total of 410 higher education institutions, including six central universities, seven IIMs, 15 AIIMS, have been established in the country. In the next 25 years, the country will make immense progress emerging as global superpower. This will be beneficial for the bright future of Indian youth. This is also Government’s priority, he asserted.
Applauding the State for being the first to implement NEP, Shah expressed that it will brin revolutionary changes among the youth with strong sense of patriotism being inculcated in them.
North East region which was earlier neglected has also been given prominence in all developmental works, including education and Sindhu Central University has been established in Ladakh, the Minister mentioned.
Further, he said that the union government has been focusing on developing India as a global manufacturing hub.
Earlier, the University was called Government Science College, and established by the erstwhile Mysore Maharaja Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar.
Shah is on the visit to State for a day and earlier paid tributes to Sri Basavanna on Basava Jayanthi in the City’s Basaveshwar Circle.
With inputs from IANS