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PM Dahal highlights need for expanding university reach to community level

26 November 2023  

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KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ underscored the vital importance of extending university accessibility to community levels to cater to the diverse needs of the 21st century.

Speaking at the 37th Senate meeting of Purbanchal University from Baluwatar, Kathmandu on Sunday, the Prime Minister, also the University Chancellor, assured governmental support to address obstacles hindering the implementation of the university’s community outreach programs.

He pledged to facilitate necessary revisions and amendments in policies and legislation to bolster the University’s expansion initiatives. Commending the institution’s progress since its inception nearly three decades ago, PM Dahal acknowledged and thanked all contributors to its academic growth and development.

Expressing confidence in future institutional reforms, the Prime Minister encouraged sustained efforts to maintain higher education standards.

PM Dahal lauded the presented policy and budget, envisioning their positive impact on the university’s educational and infrastructural advancements. He stressed the importance of producing globally competitive human resources aligned with national needs. He applauded the University’s focus on nurturing skilled individuals in science, technology, engineering, management, medicine, education, and law.

Highlighting the evolving global landscape, PM Dahal urged all universities to expand their research and study scopes, emphasizing their role in addressing global challenges faced by humanity and the planet.

He emphasized the significance of incorporating sustainable development, environmental conservation, profound research, and innovation into curricula, emphasizing the importance of producing highly skilled individuals equipped for the advanced technological era.

PM Dahal stressed the pivotal role of universities in fostering innovation, research, and development for the nation’s prosperity, especially in economic sectors related to natural heritage preservation, indigenous knowledge utilization, tourism, and agricultural modernization.

Moreover, he emphasized the potential of in-depth research in Nepal’s unique products such as black cardamom, tea, rudraksha, medicinal herbs, jute, and fruits, foreseeing their contribution to the international market.

The occasion also witnessed the presence of Minister for Education, Science, and Technology, Ashok Rai.

Publish Date : 26 November 2023 16:22 PM

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