New Delhi, Nov 19 (Agency) Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said on Thursday that the new education policy will lead the current generation affected by Artificial Intelligence (AI) towards “effective intelligence” and by identifying talent with this policy it will also be developed and expanded. Addressing the fourth convocation of Sharda University here, Dr Pokhriyal said that today is a day of change for the students getting degrees from this institution and now wherever you go, stay connected with your roots and in your field of work keep a clear impression of the values of Indian life. Apart from this, he encouraged all the students to move forward by constantly updating, upgrading and educating. He said it is highly commendable that Sharda University has provided more than 150 academic programmes through its 13 schools and in such a short time has been ranked in the NIRF rankings in the range of 151 to 200 and recognised by NAAC.
The Union Minister said, “Our National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 has been at the centre of discussion not only in the country but all over the world and it has emerged as one of the biggest reforms in the world. Any other example of such a reformation in this world does not exist. Through this policy, we are all committed and able to establish India as a global ‘superpower of knowledge’. ” Dr Pokhriyal said, “I call upon all of you that you have a wealth of knowledge, experience, skills and experiences, then the time has come to use your abilities to create a new India, superior, powerful… Build a prosperous India. The day is not far when we will re-establish India as the Vishwa Guru (world guru).” Today, 3,593 students were awarded Bachelor’s, 1,203 students got Masters degrees and 51 students were awarded PhD degrees. About 26 students received gold medals and six students bagged Chancellor’s medals. The programme included Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, Quality Council of India General Secretary Dr Ravi Singh, University Chancellor P K Gupta, Pro-Chancellor Y S K Gupta, Vice Chancellor Professor Shibaram Khara and university teachers, officers and staff and students and guardians were also involved.