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Knowledge can’t grow in silos : Prez

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New Delhi : Rashtrapati Bhavan hosted a one-day meeting of Vice Chancellors, Directors and Heads of 19 Central Institutes of Higher Learning on July 13, 2018. This was the part of regular interactions of the President of India Ram Nath Kovind with the heads of Central Universities and institutions of higher learning in his capacity as visitor to 146 Central Universities and institutions of higher learning.

Institutes heads who participated at the meeting belonged to Central Agriculture University, Dr Rajendra Prasad Central Agriculture University, Rani lakshmi Bai Central Agriculture University, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ahmedabad, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Guwahati, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hajipur, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hyderabad, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Kolkata, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Rai Bareli,National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, SAS Nagar, Mohali,Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University,Footwear design & Development Institute, ational Institute of Design, Nalanda University,Indian Maritime University, National Institute of Fashion Technology; Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum and Technology, and Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development.

Speaking at the concluding session, the President said that each of these institutes has a rich history. Each of these is instrumental to the realisation of social and economic goals that India has set itself as it strives to eliminate poverty and become a middle-income country, according to a PIB release.

The President said that while developing their specialisations, these institutes should collaborate and learn from each other. This is possible for institutes in the same field. It is also possible across categories. He urged the heads of these institutes to make actionable and focused plans for collaboration. The President nudged these institutes towards partnering with other universities in the country and outside in their respective fields and beyond. He stated that knowledge can’t grow in silos and it is essential that each of them participate in the growth of the other.

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