National Education Policy Gives Importance to Indian Languages and Teaching in Mother Tongues: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

National Education Policy Gives Importance to Indian Languages and Teaching in Mother Tongues: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Minister for Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan said that Tamil Nadu is a land of learning and educated. Tamil was the oldest language in the world and thirukkural Has been translated into many languages.

He was speaking at the 33rd convocation of Alagappa University at Karaikudi in Sivagangai district on Sunday, which was presided over by Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi. A total of 1,09,616 candidates were awarded degrees.

Referring to the architectural marvel of the Thanjavur Big Temple, he said it reflects the scientific knowledge prevalent in this part of the country. He highlighted the steps taken by the Center for the spread of Tamil language across the country.

He said that the National Education Policy gives importance to teaching in Indian languages ​​and mother tongues. All mother tongues are national languages ​​and no one language should be dominant. Tamil is a national language so are other languages ​​of the country.

He said that India is a knowledge superpower and universities are at the forefront of the movement. He advised the students to become job creators and not job seekers. He told the students that they were entering a responsible phase of their lives. He asked the students to work hard and play an active role in nation building. He said that education is the key to knowledge.

Governor RN Ravi on Sunday unveiled a bust of mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan at the Alagappa University campus at Karaikudi in Sivagangai district. , Photo Credit: Balachander L

India has been a land of brotherhood and cooperation and has advocated holistic thinking. He said that there have been significant indigenous scientific and technological developments that show that India is flourishing and the world has acknowledged it.

On this occasion, Higher Education Minister K. Ponmudi and Cooperation Minister K.R. Periakaruppan were present. Alagappa University Vice Chancellor G. Ravi gave the welcome speech. He presented the important achievements, activities, and programs of the University in the last three years.

After the convocation, the Governor visited the University Scientific Instruments Centre, Alagappar Museum, Tamil Culture Center, and Skill Development Centre. He unveiled a bust-size statue of mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan at the Ramanujan Center for Advanced Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics.

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