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'Good research needed for quality teaching'

At the first convocation of Teerthankar Mahaveer University in Moradabad, former President of India APJ Abdul Kalam spoke about the need for good research for quality teaching.  

While sharing his own experiences, the former president maintained that when something is at stake, the human mind gets ignited and the working capacity gets enhanced manifold. This is one of the techniques of building talent, he said.

Commenting on the distinctive profile of India, Kalam said the mission is to transform India into a developed nation. To achieve this, he suggested five areas where Indians have to concentrate, namely agriculture and food processing, reliable and quality electric power, surface transport and infrastructure for all parts of the country, education and health care, information and communication technology and self reliance in critical technologies.

Abdul Kalam, in his address, dealt at length about Moradabad district and suggested that there's need for inclusive growth of all 31 lakh people in the district. He said that Moradabad district is an agrarian based economy while Moradabad city is known for small and medium-based cottage industries, particularly brass ware and high quality bangles. He further said that Moradabad district has unique international recognition of brass ware and handicrafts.  

Honorary degrees were conferred during the convocation to Ashok Seth, Chairman of Fortis Escorts Institute and president of the Cardiological society of India, Arvind Dham, Chairman & Managing director of Amtek group of companies, Narinder Batra, trustee, Batra hospital & Institute of medical sciences Jammu, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, equity investor and Ravendra Jain, noted music composer, singer and lyricist.

The convocation was presided by Suresh Jain, Chancellor of Teerthankar Mahaveer university.
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