“Young people can contribute in a big way towards helping people through use of technology,” Dr MM Pallam Raju, Union Minister for Human Resource Development calling on the youth to shoulder greater social responsibility and endeavor to use means of communication to facilitate social harmony while addressing the 62nd Annual Convocation of Panjab University.
“Our country today needs teachers in universities to inform, guide, mobilise and inspire us, and it is a sincere hope that more young people will consciously choose teaching as a career which enables society to make advances in its consciousness and to become more enlightened,” said Raju.
Arun K Grover Vice Chancellor, Panjab University said that a corporate-academia partnership was under way in the University with the help of a grant of Rs one crore from the MPLADS funds of Pawan Kumar Bansal, local MP and Union Railways Minister.
Preneet Kaur, Minister of State for External Affairs said the youth are crucial to the nation’s progress in the next 20 years. He stressed upon the importance of teaching as a suitable career for some of country's best and brightest students, reported IBN Live.