Bilaspur, September 01, 2023: President of India, Droupadi Murmu today addressed the 10th convocation of Guru Ghasidas University here at Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh.
In modern world, the individuals, institutions and countries should remain ahead in innovation and adopting science & technology for greater progress, the President said.
For the development of science and technology, appropriate facilities, environment and encouragement are needed, she added.
Murmu was happy to note the establishment of Accelerator Based Research Centre at the Guru Ghasidas University. She expressed confidence that this Centre would make its mark through useful research.
Speaking about the recent success of Chandrayaan-3 mission, the President said that behind that success was not only the ability acquired through years of hard work and dedication, but also the commitment of moving forward without getting discouraged by the obstacles and failures.
She urged the University to organize knowledge-enhancing programs and competitions on this historic achievement which would help in developing scientific temper in the society.
The President said that today India is a respected member of the Nuclear Club and the Space Club on the strength of hard work and talent of our scientists and engineers.
She added that the example of ‘High Science’ at ‘Low Cost’ presented by India is appreciated in the country and abroad. She said that by attaining high level competence, students of this university can participate in important decisions of society, state and country. She added that creating opportunities amid challenges is an effective way to achieve success.
Guru Ghasidas had spread the immortal and living message that all human beings are equal. About 250 years ago, he advocated for the equality of underprivileged, backward and women. Youth can build a better society by following these ideals, the President said.
She noted that there are a large number of tribals in the area around the Guru Ghasidas University and the students can learn life values like sensitivity towards nature, sense of equality in community life and participation of women from the tribal community.
Maritime trade has been playing an important role in the trade and economic development of India, President Droupadi Murmu said here today.
South East Asia’s first Night Sky Sanctuary would soon be set up in Ladakh, Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh said today.
Government of India has decides to proactively review preparedness measures against respiratory illnesses in view of emerging public health situation in China.
Raipur police today fished out a female body from the Teli Bandha pond and sent that for post mortem to ascertain the cause of death.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today successfully completed a sortie on Indian Air Force multirole fighter jet Tejas and said the experience was incredibly enriching.
India and United Kingdom today discussed bilateral issues relating to security, defence cooperation and a host of other issues.