Prez Kovind addresses fifth Convocation at Central University of Kerala, says ‘New Education Policy’ aims to promote inclusion and excellence
President Ramnath Kovind today observed that the most outstanding feature of the New Education Policy is that it aims to promote both inclusion and excellence.
Delivering the fifth Convocation address at the Central University of Kerala at Periya in Kasaragod yesterday evening, he noted that the policy through its varied curricula, promotes liberal and professional education. He said the NEP can become instrumental for the country to harness and reap its demographic dividend.
Referring to the union government recommending Nilambur and Thrissur towns of Kerala for being listed in the UNESCO’s Global Network of Learning, the President said it will ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
He lauded the empowerment of girls through education in different parts of the country and hoped that India will become a knowledge power with rich contribution of her daughters.
The President conferred degrees and diplomas to 742 students on the occasion.
President Kovind will leave for Kochi later this evening, where he will witness an operational demonstration by the Southern Naval Command and visit the Vikrant Cell at the Cochin Shipyard today.
In India, Kerala has led the other states on the critical parameters of literacy and education. This has enabled Kerala to be a leading state on several other parameters of excellence too. pic.twitter.com/t0N5qU7vVQ
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) December 21, 2021