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Gujarat CM attends Central Government’s Technical Education Quality Improvement Program under UK-India Collaboration at Gandhinagar

Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Vijay Rupani called for upgrading the faculty and incorporating practical knowledge about the world in the syllabus for students, more than bookish knowledge, to compete in the global market to be global citizen.

He was speaking at a function to distribute certificates to 552 teachers of seven engineering colleges of the state at the Central Government’s Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP) in UK Universities organized by the State Education Department in collaboration with the World Bank at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar today. The seven engineering colleges are Patan, Rajkot, Gandhinagar, Vidyanagar, Morbi and Bhavnagar.

CM Shri Rupani exhorted the state’s youth live up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’, ‘Digital India’ ‘Skill India’ and ‘Start-up India’ campaigns. He recalled how Shri Narendra Modi as the Chief Minister of Gujarat initiated opening a series of specialty universities and centres of excellence. Strengthen teaching-learning process for all round development of the state’s youth. He wished the state became a Number One Knowledge Hub of India’ as it is also a ‘Manufacturing Hub’.

He said that sharing experience and knowledge are the keys to Human Resource Development (HRD). The objective is to ensure the educated youth get good jobs, encourage research and build effective systems.

Others who spoke on the occasion included Minister of State for Higher and Technical Education Jaydrathsinh Parmar, Principal Education Secretary Sunayna Tomar, British Deputy High Commissioner Geoff Wain and Trainer Andrew Fairhust. Technical Education Commissioner S.B. Raval proposed a vote of thanks.

Source: Information Department, Gujarat