Governor Anandiben Patel underlined the importance of studies and research which are useful for the country and the society, calling upon the students to perform their responsibility towards social concerns.
She said that inclusion and studies of environment protection, woman empowerment, Dalit upliftment like concurrent subjects will certainly benefit the society. The Governor was addressing the 31th convocation of Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya in Jabalpur today. Governor released university's souvenir, research magazine Vishleshan and book of Prof CSS Thakure.
The Governor congratulated students for receiving medals and degrees. Patel said that they should not consider this convocation as the end of education. They should keep maintain their inquisitiveness to get knowledge and carry out always efforts for making the society free from illiteracy, superstition, poverty, violence and discrimination.
The Governor appreciated the efforts of the university to adopt child suffering from tuberculosis and take responsibility for his care till the recovery. Patel appealed for wide plantation in the campus. She said that the campus can be made with full of greenery if every student plants sapling at the time of admission and take care of it during the study tenure.
The Governor administered resolution to students in the form of Guru-Dakshina. She said that the students will have to take resolution for eradicating evils prevailing in the society, not to demand in marriage, not to waste water, not participating in child marriage and curbing wasting of food. The Governor also urged to use voting right to students and citizens.
Vice Chancellor Prof Kapil Dev Mishra delivered welcome speech. Registrar Prof Kamlesh Mishra conducted the programme.
One DLit, 24 PhD in Arts, seven in science, 14 in biology, eight in law, 14 in commerce, 17 in education, three in management and 5 PhD in mathematical science faculty were given away by the Governor and Chancellor in the convocation.