02-07-2015, 09:24 PM
President Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday the responsibility of the leadership of the Central University for "change process" India's higher education system.
Vice-Chancellor at the University of Central President stressed the need to recognize the potential "enormous changes", global trends in higher education and the need to educate young people the spirit of competition.
"It is important to recognize that the world's emerging trend is likely to bring dramatic changes in the global higher education," he said during the meeting held at the Presidential Palace.
"The rising cost of higher education, changing the profile of job seekers to education, through technical innovation and secondary lead to the creation of an alternative model of knowledge franchise."
"Central University has the responsibility to lead the process of change in India's higher education system," he added.
This is the third meeting convened by the President since he took office.
The President is the first visitor, vice president of the Central University of 40 attended the meeting. Human Resource Development Minister heritage Irani also attended the meeting.
Explanation from the student passed the country's higher education system will have to compete with the best in the world, Mukherjee said the need to "educate young minds competitive spirit and pride in their alma mater."
He said: "In addition to the international rankings, the University needs should try to establish as soon as possible rating on a national ranking framework."
Noting the Central University of vacant positions is "alarmingly high", Mukherjee said the nomination of non-availability of staff visitor Selection Committee has been resolved.
"In percentage terms, job vacancies has increased 37.3 percent in the March 31, 2013, only 38.4 percent for December 1, 2014 ...... each central university will now have a group of five nominees can be called in accordance with existing instructions, "he said.
'Efforts to participate in the Central University with industry and alumni need greater focus and direction than at present. "
Only four universities have been set up so far, and another five are committed to these centers of excellence.
Mukherjee said emphasized the need to provide "core values to instill in our students' higher learning institutions in India.
"Our civilization advocate patriotism, pluralism, tolerance, honesty and discipline. Our values of democracy to flourish," he said, adding the next generation, "must learn to recognize our diversity, inclusion and assimilation capacity as the inner strength source. "
"... The teacher must encourage self to satisfy their curiosity, problem build knowledge and acceptance of a proposition only after an investigation, and the pursuit of originality.
He said: a scientific temper, accounting for one's imagination beyond grades and classroom, "is very important in our students."
"In particular, learning through books and reading habits must instill, hone their energetic and inquisitive mind. The book also breaks the social and cultural barriers," the president said.