Reform, perform and transform, Naidu tells universities
Chandigarh: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday asked universities in the country to reform, perform and transform in order to become centres of excellence.
Addressing students and faculty of Panjab University (PU) at its 67th Convocation here, Naidu said that universities need to evolve and change according to the need of the changing times.
He urged students to master the mother language and to work hard to aim high to achieve heights.
He added that there is no substitute for ethics and value system.
He urged the youth for "will, skill and kill using the right means of communication that technology has provided" us to facilitate social harmony and to cultivate a culture of healthy and civilised discussion on many of the pressing problems.
Stressing on the importance of each discipline in the field of education, Naidu said that the division between the areas of science and humanities is an artificial one and made for convenience sake.