Ranchi: Jharkhand Governor CP Radhakrishnan on Tuesday said that it is the responsibility of a university to groom the young generation of a nation to quality citizens.
Addressing the convocation ceremony of the Ranchi University he said a nation with the potential to lead the world must have citizens who are intellectually sound, physically strong, morally upright, profoundly thoughtful, imaginative, culturally deep-rooted and spiritually alive and balanced.
He extended his greetings to the teachers who had worked very hard in shaping the young minds and also congratulated the parents who had inspired their children towards studies and provided them the resources and environment for their growth. In his message to the students, he said that the journey has not been easy for any one of them and they had to face challenges and overcome obstacles and that is why they are here today. He said that they have acquired knowledge and developed skills that will serve as the foundation for their future success.
The Governor encouraged them to continue learning and growing as education does not end here and is a lifelong journey. He asked them not to be afraid to take risks and do not let failure discourage you. Instead, use it as an opportunity to learn, grow, and become stronger.
Our former President and the Missile Man Bharat Ratna Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, who was also a great teacher and inspired millions of young minds said that do not take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.
The Governor said that in today’s world, we are living in a knowledge-based society where the ability to acquire, apply, and disseminate knowledge has become the most critical factor for success. It enables us to learn, grow, and contribute to society, and it is a vital tool for personal and professional success.
The entire world is looking towards India as a nation with tremendous potential to enrich the lifestyle of mankind. The revelation of Yoga to the world as a gift from India is well known to all and globally accepted he said.
He said that Ranchi University has a rich and glorious history as it has produced many scholars in the past and hoped that the University will always be imparting quality education to its students. The students who are passing out today will always take inspiration from the rich intellectual tradition.
The Governor said that with the great initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi National Education Policy 2020 has been introduced in our country where much emphasis has been laid on the revival of the Indian Knowledge System and this New Education Policy will help for the revival of ancient knowledge so as to reshape the destiny of modern India.
He said that many Indians are holding the top positions in different institutions in the world. One day you may prove your ability like these successful individuals from our land following their footprints and taking inspiration to excel in life. Our dreams of turning the motherland into the mightiest nation of the world rest on your mighty shoulders.
India is a country of young people like you who are strong, competent and enthusiastic. You should be the miniature of our aspirational India in its true sense, he said.