Access to education will lead to equal economic development: regmi

काठमाण्डु टुडे २०७० मंसिर २८ गते १५:२२ मा प्रकाशित

Banepa, Dec. 13: Chairman of the Council of Ministers and Chancellor of Kathmandu University Khil Raj Regmi has said that education and economic development could move ahead together if the poor community’s access to education was ensured.

             Addressing the 19th convocation ceremony of Kathmandu University in Dhulikhel on Friday, he said if educational institutions produce human resource for industrial development and industrial houses support quality education then that would lead to good results.

             Chairman Regmi also stressed on the need of the utilization of information and technology in the development of education and integrated partnership between educational and industrial enterprises.

             Prof. Liyang Xie of the Hebei University of China said education has become inevitable in today’s economy based on globalization and knowledge.

             Intellect and honesty are the foundation of accomplishment, and one can seek truth by standing on those foundations, Liyang added.

             Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the University Dr Ramkantha Makaju said that the KU was mulling to introduce new programs based on the need of the market while some programs would be made relevant.

                      Makaju said that School of Law would be commenced as the seventh school of the KU from the next academic year.

             The VC was of the view that the KU has become energetic after the leadership handover to the new generation.

             During the program 1,050 students graduated from different titles including undergraduate, graduate, M. Phil, MS bi-research and PhD.

             Among the graduated students, 17 students are from India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sweden and USA, among others.

             On the occasion, Anandaraj Devkota of School of Arts was awarded the Chancellor Gold Medal in the Master’s Level and Sandip Sahani of School of Engineering was awarded the Chancellor Gold Medal in the Bachelor’s Level for their outstanding performance.

             Likewise, Rajshree Kothari was honored with Juddha Bahadur Shrestha Gold Medal and Saurabh Pokhrel from Rana Bahadur Shah Gold Medal.

             Earlier, a meeting of the 65th senate meeting of the KU held today appointed nine persons from different fields.

             Meanwhile, Chairman Regmi met with the Mukesh Kayestha, the living martyr of People’s Movement-II, by reaching he latter’s home at Banepa.

             Kayestha’s mom Mira updated Chairman Regmi about the health condition of Mukesh. RSS

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