Our students making a mark abroad, he says
VISAKHAPATNAM: Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University L. Venugopal Reddy on Thursday noted that the increasing number of Indians making their presence felt in foreign countries bears testimony to the fact quality education was indeed being imparted in India.
He was delivering the valedictory address of a series of lectures on India at Sixty, organised by the Centre for Policy Studies of Gayatri Vidya Parishad, at the Visakha Public Library. He commended the students who participated in an elocution contest on ‘India of my dreams’ reflecting their love for the motherland. “Being an optimist, I dream that India will become a super power in every sector,” he said.
Prof. Reddy also released the news bulletin of CPS on the occasion.
Coordinator of GVP College of Degree and PG Courses, D. Dakshinamurthy who presided over the function, asked students to be tech savvy and recalled how the late Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao opened the gates to global economy. He spoke on education and health, two important aspects for development, food security, poverty alleviation, literacy and other sectors.
The GVP was creating human excellence for better society, he said.
Earlier, Director of CPS A. Prasanna Kumar gave details of the series of lectures that began with former Cabinet Secretary T.R. Prasad, followed by several luminaries.
He was elated that the last day was left to students to speak of their dreams in front of a packed audience.
Mounika of Visakha Valley School, Phani Krishna, Godavari Sarma and Srinivas of GVP, Vani of Dr. Ambedkar College of Law, Swathi of Andhra University School of Management Studies, Ujjwal of Pydah College, Sowmya of BVK College, Kiran Kumar of Andhra Medical College and Suresh Babu of Maharaja College of Engineering participated in the elocution contest.