Hyderabad: Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javedkar stressed the need for rural management education.
Javedkar stresses the need for rural management education
He was speaking after launching the Mahatma Gandhi Grameen Prabandh Vidya Abhiyaan at National Council of Rural Institutes here on Tuesday.
This campaign is part of the effort to gear up for celebrating 150yrs birth day of Mahatma Gandhi falling on October 2nd 2019 by when all the higher education institutions in the country would be involved to address the rural issues as part of their academic and field engagement activities.
The minister congratulated NCRI which is an autonomous council under the Ministry of Human Resource Development for choosing to focus on Rural Management Education on the eve of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary.
“NCRI, aims at Human Resource Development and Capacity Building of formal Institutes and universities in the country to address the issues concerning Rural India through Higher Education. Working under the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, the NCRI seeks to usher in curricular interventions in Higher Education for promoting academic activity on rural community resilience. It also works closely with the academia and student fraternity consistently evolving rural engagement programmes, interfacing the youth power with the rural resilience, for the overarching cause of rural empowerment and welfare” said Dr W G Prasanna Kumar Chairman NCRI speaking on the occasion.
Several Students and faculty members from the universities in Delhi attended the event. On the occasion the campaign poster was launched by the Minister.