President, Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday, Empowering the women through
education will have the positive impact on the future generations. He also
called for greater collaboration between the industries and universities so
that the quality of education can be increased and education system can be made
important that young women particularly those belonging to marginal sections
gain increased access to the portals of colleges and universities. Women's
empowerment through education will have a positive impact on our future
generation. It is rightly said that if we educate a man, we educate an individual
but if we educate a women, we educate an entire family." Mukherjee said in
his address at the Goa University's 29th annual convocation ceremony.
concepts and understanding evolve, our faculty has to be better prepared with up-dated
knowledge. A strong research eco-system has to be built on the plank of institutional
collaborations, research parks, and talented researchers. There also have to be
close link between Indian universities and industries," he added.
the need of value-oriented learning, Mukherjee said that a strong connection
with the society will help in providing the structure to student for
"This will instill in the students a
sensitivity that will inspire them to search for solutions to vexed
socio-economic problems in the environment in which they are living. The onus
is on our institutions to produce men and women of substance and character, not
merely competent professionals," he said.