Indian talent is most admired: Vidyasagar
India has come of age in almost every segment of human life. The country’s engineers, doctors, entrepreneurs, professionals and researches have not...
Hyderabad: India has come of age in almost every segment of human life. The country’s engineers, doctors, entrepreneurs, professionals and researches have not only held aloft the national flag all over the globe with their individual flair but also have put India in the elite category.
That was the observation made by CH Vidyasagar Rao, Governor of Maharashtra, while addressing the students after inaugurating the residential complex in the Symbiosis International University (SIU) campus here on Sunday.
‘The perception of the world towards India has changed remarkably, particularly since the time country has emerged as a youthful nation’, he added.
In a glowing salutation to the institute, he stated that Symbiosis was a shining example of Vedic thought as espoused in ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam'. On that count, it stands as a classic pioneer of global integration at the study place.
He said that ‘we have demographic dividend advantage. By 2020, the average age will be 29, which is eight years younger than that projected for China and the United States of America.’
He said education has always been seen as an instrument of transformation for economic, social and political development of the country.
Rao said that there is need of more reforms to bolster the world rankings of Indian institutions of higher learning. He advised the students to become entrepreneurs rather than ended up as job-seekers.
He hailed the vision of the institution’s founder-Chairman Dr Shantaram Balwant Muzumdar.
‘India needs young men and women with global vision and global outlook, traits that he symbolised’, Rao pointed out.
Later, Vidyasagar Rao planted saplings on premises of the college.
SIU Chancellor Dr SB Majumdar, Pro-Chancellor Dr Vidya Yaraveker, Vice-Chancellor Dr Rajaji Gupte and Director Ravikumar Jain, Director, also addressed the gathering.