Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has emphasized the need for reforms in the education sector. He said that the University of Delhi can further contribute to nation-building by advancing the Center of Excellence on National Education Policy.
The Minister also said that efforts will not only strengthen Indian education system but also make the country a global knowledge superpower. Mr Nishank was addressing the 97th Annual Convocation of the Delhi University yesterday.
He asserted that the duty of a University is to patronize, promote, support and guide other educational institutions. He observed that the University is supporting and promoting institutions located in remote areas under the Vidya Vistar Yojna.
The Minister appreciated the efforts of the University of Delhi for ensuring no disruption in the holistic development of its students during this pandemic year.
During the convocation, for the first time in the history of the University, over 1.78 lakh digital degrees were distributed online.