Convocation is stage and not destination, says Governor

Ranchi: Jharkhand Governor Ramesh Bais on Tuesday said convocation is an important academic milestone and is only a stage but not the destination. Addressing the Eighth Convocation Ceremony of Sainath University here he motivated the students to choose the right path along with the right approach in life by giving them tips to move forward in life. 

Furthermore, referring to the achievements and efforts of the university the governor said that the students of Sai Nath University have made their mark at the national level.

Following the New Education Policy, Sai Nath University which has made its place among the leading universities of the country is imparting teaching training to the students through an advanced academic curriculum, practical approach and modern research, based teaching-learning method, the governor added. 

Commending the efforts of the university, Governor Bais said that the B Ed students of the University are rendering their services as teachers in Sainik Vidyalaya, Kendriya Vidyalaya and major schools run in the state.

The role of the students of this university in the field of sports is commendable, more than 50 students have made their mark at the national and international level. Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Rabindra Nath Mahto expressed hope that the students getting degrees will now provide leadership to society with their talents in their respective fields of work. At the same time, the Speaker while addressing the students said that they should always have the desire and longing to learn. 

He urged students to adopt humility and morality in life and suggested that they never stop learning about things. Minister of Health, Medical Education and Family Welfare Banna Gupta while addressing the students stated that the Assembly Speaker has a B Ed degree. He further wondered that in order to become a teacher, B Ed is needed, and to become a professor MEd is a must. However, no such degree is necessary to become an education minister or health minister he said.

The minister further guided the students, and while congratulating the degree holders at the convocation ceremony said that talent, determination and hard work play a big role in getting an education. He further called upon students to find ways for the progress of the people on the strength of technology.

The convocation ceremony saw 1200 Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and PhD students of three sessions held between 2018 and 2021 get their degrees. Of these, 60 students each were given Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. Along with this, 25 Gold medals were awarded to students who have made remarkable contributions in specific fields.

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