President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates Centenary Celebrations of Osmania University

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates Centenary Celebrations of Osmania University
x
Highlights

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday inaugurated three-day Centenary Celebrations of Osmania University in Hyderabad.

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday inaugurated three-day Centenary Celebrations of Osmania University in Hyderabad.

Speaking on the occasion, the President mentioned that it was an honour to be present at Osmania University's cenetenary fete and recalled that the University got to witness the ending of the War World 1 and the World War 2, during it's journey.

Adding that OU witnessed a number of momentous changes including the bifurcation of the state, he further reflected over the education policy of the country.

Explaining the purpose of University Grants Commission (UGC) and the establishment of educational institutions, particularly universities in India, the President said that great minds - teachers or students facilitate meeting and form a platform to exchange ideas due to these institutions.

Mr Mukherjee also pointed that universities like Taksasila and Nalanda, existed in ancient Indian thus proving that the Indians are highly civilized since ages.

Show Full Article
Print Article
Interested in blogging for thehansindia.com? We will be happy to have you on board as a blogger.
Next Story
More Stories