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Governor attends 10 th  convocation of Assam down town University

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GUWAHATI, Aug 26: Assam Governor Gulab Chand Kataria
said that education is the crucial driver of socio-economic
development and creation of sustainable livelihood and
Attending the 10th convocation of Assam down town
University at the university campus here on Saturday, the
Governor said that institutions of higher education should take
the lead in being the prime mover in enabling education to bring
about socio-economic development along with livelihood and
happiness.  The Governor said, “Convocation day is a
memorable day in the life of every student when one can see
one’s hard work giving fruits. This is the day when you get the
license of entering into the world of endless opportunities. It is
the day of taking new resolutions for bringing about positive and
tangible changes in the society.
The Governor said that the present day education system in the
country is on the springboard of giving quality education based
on Indian values, ethics and knowledge. The National Education
Policy 2020 is working in the direction of giving holistic
education to promote skill and other important faculties of life.
The Governor said that the aim of the policy is to establish
universal high quality education along with fundamental

responsibilities, constitutional values and a deep connection with
intrinsic values of the country.
Governor Katarika said that the education policy is working as a
catalyst to develop world-class competence in areas such as AI
and data science. He lauded Assam down town University for its
efforts in introducing curriculum to promote knowledge on this
areas. Hailing the university for taking a comprehensive
multidisciplinary approach towards education, research,
technology, innovation, knowledge dissemination and
community uplift, the Governor said that it is playing a vital role
in nurturing fresh ideas among the new generation. “I hope this
approach of the university will fulfil its social mission of
sustaining and keeping intact the rich tradition and cultural
heritage of the North East region of the country,” the Governor

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