Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra on Saturday said the convocation ceremony is not the end of education but the gateway to a new life.
Addressing the convocation ceremony of Govind Guru Tribal University in Banswara, Mishra called upon universities to link quality education with fundamental research culture.
He also laid emphasis on saving tribal traditions and culture.
Expressing happiness over the number of girl students being more than the male students receiving degrees at the convocation ceremony, he said this is a pleasant and commendable achievement.
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Governor Mishra awarded gold medals to 30 toppers and Ph.D degrees to 11 research scholars at the function.
He expressed the need for undertaking research projects which can give modern vision to folk culture and traditions. He called for the creation of employment-oriented courses, skill development and student-centred activities for the all-round development of the student community.
Tribal Area Development Minister Arjun Singh Bamnia said that with the opening of Govind Guru Tribal University, there has been a revolution in the education level in tribal areas.
He said the state government is working for all-round development in the field of education and has started several schemes for higher education and asked students to take advantage of them.
Vice Chancellor I V Trivedi gave information about various activities of the university.
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