Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani has made an important and a sensitive announcement to ensure that the bright youth of the state do not face any kind of difficulty in pursuing education due to financial problems. Inaugurating the Grand Education Fair at Gujarat University Convention Centre in Ahmedabad , Mr. Rupani said that the state government shall provide a maximum financial aid of Rs. 5 lakhs for pursuing higher education to the orphans, children of widows, physically handicapped, and the children of all those police officers and soldiers who have lost their lives in serving the nation. He added that as many as 2500 students shall be benefitted by this every year.
The CM also said that ‘While C is for College, C is for career too’. The government is making sure to ensure that the capable youth in the state have access to quality education since each student of the state is a future asset with skill, will and zeal. Hence, it is necessary that they get proper guidance for their bright future. It is with this aim that the state government organizes such Education Fairs to facilitate them in selecting the best career choice as per their set of skills. As many as 84 thousand students shall be benefitted from this education fair.
The CM said that there is no limit of learning and appealed the youth to have a quality education and bring innovations in their respected fields to cater and establish themselves in this competitive world. He also told to use the latest technology and ensure maximum skill development among the youth.
He said that the state government is providing a 50% aid to the students under the ‘Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana’ for admissions in self finance colleges in the fields of engineering, medical, para-medical etc. The state government provides a yearly aid of Rs.800 crores for the said purpose.
He appealed the youth to make the vision and mission of Prime Minister Modi come true by ensuring quality education for nation building.
The CM and various other dignitaries distributes cheques to the beneficiaries of the ‘Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavlamban Yojana’ and the ‘Gujarat Technological University Startup and Innovation’ scheme. Winners of NET (National Eligibility Test) and SLET (State Level Eligibility Test) were also honored during the event.
Education Minister , Mr. Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said that education is a slow and gradual process. The state of Gujarat has constantly ensured to bring progress in the education sector which is why the Gujarat Technological University has attained the topmost position in the country which is a matter of great pride.
9 thousand students have registered for various seminars in the education fair. It is to be noted that there are 55 stalls of 44 universities, 64 stalls of higher and technical universities, 11 stalls of private and foreign consultants, 2 stalls of foreign councils, 4 stalls of banks, and 17 stalls of various other organizations along with 8 food stalls.
Minister of State for Education Ms. Vibhavariben Dave, MLA Mr.Rakeshbhai Shah, Executive Director of Technical Education Ms. Sandhya Bhullar, Director of Higher Education Mr. Patel, Chancellor of Gujarat University Mr. Himanshu Pandya, Chancellor of GTU Mr. Navinchandra Sheth and chancellors of various other colleges and universities and various teachers, professors, parents and students were present on the occasion.
Source: Information Department, Gujarat