Lt Governor addresses commemorative event at Jagatpur PG College, Varanasi

VARANASI, DECEMBER 24: Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha addressed the commemorative event at Jagatpur, Varanasi, today. He paid tributes to Babu Shivnath Singh Ji, freedom fighter, social reformer, well-known educationist and founder of Jagatpur Post Graduate College.
Addressing the gathering, the Lt Governor said Babu Shivnath Singh Ji played a historic role in Champaran Satyagraha.
Babu Shivnath Singh Ji promoted the idea of universal access to education and established a senior secondary school in 1945 to bring the quality education within the reach of all sections of society, he said.
The Lt Governor said, our forefathers like Babu Shivnath Singh were committed to the promotion and all-round development of the nation and the institutions founded by them are actively engaged in this task.
The sacrifice of our freedom fighters and their vision continues to be a great source of strength for the nation. The youth must follow their ideals and values to put the country on the path of Viksit Bharat,” the Lt Governor said.
Terming education and knowledge as a prerequisite for complete socio-economic equality, the Lt Governor said education is the only tool to transform a society.
Under the guidance of Hon’ble PM Sh Narendra Modi Ji, India is making impressive strides in new areas of knowledge connectivity. The entire nation is today working with one objective to make India self-reliant and a developed country by 2047, the Lt Governor said.
The Lt Governor shared the transformational journey in School and Higher Education in Jammu Kashmir. He also highlighted the College on Wheels initiative launched recently to provide the students an opportunity to learn beyond the walls of classrooms.
In his address, the Lt Governor also gave his suggestions on incorporating students feedback in the education system, organizing innovation competitions and to focus on inter-disciplinary education.
On the occasion, the Lt Governor also inaugurated the BBA and BFA blocks of the Jagatpur PG College. A publication, ‘Smruti Granth’ was also released.
Sh Satish Chandra Dubey, Member of Parliament, Sh Aniruddh Singh, President, Managing Committee, Professor Anil Kumar Singh, Principal, people from all walks of life and students were present.

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