KATHUA, Jan 21: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said the vision and direction by the Prime Minister has been instrumental in changing every facet in the country especially the educational sector and younger generation should also contribute their bit in it by wholeheartedly supporting these initiatives.
The Deputy Chief Minister was speaking at the annual day function of Angel Public School at Dayalachak in Kathua, here today.
Dr Singh said the Government has already undertaken several initiates for augmenting the educational sector and these have started making impact on the ground. He said these initiatives will ensure that the students get quality educational and other related facilities which would be having a big impact on overall academics and its related fields.
The Deputy Chief Minister said that the present Government has undertaken several measures which have immensely contributed in making the educational scenario in the country at par with the various international universities and India is also coming up as an educational hub for several countries. He said the sustained and systematic intervention by way of granting funds and other things has largely contributed in elevating the educational standards in the country.
Dr. Singh while referring to the visionary approach of late President Dr. A.P J Abdul Kalam said that the path shown by him for making India a global power to be reckoned with by 2020 needs to be followed. He said that it is admitted fact that India has emerged as one of the leading powers globally and now the onus lies on the people specially the younger generation to carry it forward. “The 21st century as predicted by several global intellectuals and thinkers belongs to India and we have to ensure that we all contribute to ensure the same”, he added.
The Deputy Chief Minister said that the private educational institutions have also played an important role in augmenting the initiatives undertaken by the Government for ensuring that the educational sector of the State touches new heights. He said that they have also contributed their bit which needs to be appreciated.