Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar Addresses 43rd Convocation of IIT Dhanbad
Today, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar spoke at the 43rd convocation of IIT Dhanbad of Jharkhand state. He shared some important thoughts about education and its role in India’s growth. He sees educational institutes like IITs as more than just places for learning. They’re key to our economic growth.
Mr. Dhankhar praised the global respect for our Prime Minister, saying he’s seen as a leader worldwide. He stressed that appreciating someone’s work is not about politics. According to him, the Prime Minister’s role is a national symbol, beyond political parties.
Education, he said, is a powerful tool that shapes society. It’s crucial for the country’s reputation and future. The Vice President believes both state and central governments have a big role in making India better. He feels that all political parties should agree on one thing: the welfare of the nation.
Mr. Dhankhar talked about IITs and other such institutions as places that can really change things. He sees them as important for making India a leader in technology around the world. We’re at the start of a big tech revolution, he says, which will change how we live, work, and connect with each other.
He also spoke about some big achievements in our country. These include laws for women’s reservations and other new policies. He feels these steps mark a proud period in our history. The Vice President also mentioned India’s progress in defense, like making our own warships, planes, and missiles.
He recognized the IIT alumni as a group with lots of talent. They’ve done great work in many areas. Mr. Dhankhar suggested creating a group of all these alumni. This group could help in making policies and bring positive changes.
Many important people were there, like the Governor of Jharkhand, CP Radhakrishnan, and others from the government and IIT Dhanbad.
Mr. Dhankhar also had a message for the IIT Dhanbad alumni. He encouraged them to make a network of alumni from all engineering colleges in India. This network could be a pool of talent and ideas. It could help the country in making and changing policies.
Finally, some inspiring individuals were honored at the national awards for people with disabilities. This includes Jia Rai, a swimmer with autism, and Himanshu Kansal, a designer who is deaf. President Droupadi Murmu gave out these awards and spoke about the importance of helping people with disabilities.