Shimla:CM Jai Ram Thakur while addressing the Golden Jubilee Celebration of the Centre of Excellence Government Degree College Sanjauli here today announced starting of Post Graduate classes in English and Hindi, BBA and PGDCA courses in this college from next academic session.
He said that the success in life largely depend on the availability and commitment of the talented and trained Human Resources and the role of education is most crucial in this. He said that the State Government has started a number of initiatives to underscore the need and importance of research and innovation in institutions of higher learning.
He said that the State Government was committed to provide quality higher education that provides students access to world-class teaching methods and meets the dual challenge of providing employment while focusing on inclusive education. He said that education also needed to reflect and meet the requirements of contemporary times.
He said that we should ensure that the educational institutions become potent tools of change that helps to make our State as well as nation a more just, equitable and educated society.
He said that the State has made immense progress in all spheres of development and education in particular and the State has shown way for most of the developed States of the country. He said that today Himachal Pradesh was the second most literate State of the country after Kerala. He said that the girls in particular were doing commendable performance in education and had outshined the boys in every competitive examination.
Jai Ram Thakur said that the teachers were the architect of the nation in real sense as they not only impart education to the students but also help in inculcating moral values which were vital for the allover development of the society.
Jai Ram said that after parents, teachers were responsible for the bright future of the students. He said that the teachers should also come forward to inculcate moral value amongst the students.
While expressing concern over the increase incidences of drug abuse among the students, Chief Minister urged the teachers to come forward to check this social evil. He said that menace of drugs was one of the most dreaded social evils which was damaging the very fabric of the society.
The Chief Minister said that the State Government was committed to strengthen this college. He said that as soon as the land was made available, girls’ hostel would be constructed in the college.
The Chief Minister also released the Souvenir and e-Journal marking the Golden Jubilee of the College on the occasion.