Governor Urmila Singh advises the scientists of the universities to include research on environment protection in educational curriculum by developing a technique, which minimizes the adverse impact on environment. She was addressing the students, parents and teachers of Jaypee University of Information Technology, on its Fourth Annual Convocation, while presiding over the same, in University Campus at Waknaghat in district Solan. Governor said that environment needed to be formed a part of educational curriculum to sensitize the young citizens about the importance of environment and replicate the same in the projects they undertake as their future assignments. She said that Himachal Pradesh had emerged an environment conscious State which had taken effective steps to protect environment. She expressed happiness over the research work being undertaken by the University and stress laid upon building international relations to benefit students and teachers through exchange programmes and joint research and idea exchange activities. She said that the University had best faculty with congenial academic atmosphere. She said that the University needed to develop academic curriculum in association with the industrial sector to develop human resource to identify any problem and find appropriate solutions for the same.

Chief Minister, who was the Chief Guest on the occasion presented Chancellor’s Gold Medal to Jayant Rajpurohit, for obtaining highest rank in Electronics and Communication Engineering and Vice Chancellor’s Gold Medal to Deepak Bharti, Gaurav Kumar Srivastava, Shivangi Pathak, Ankush Jamwal, Anukriti Sharma, Sharad Sharda, Seneha Santoshi and Amit Kumar Aggarwal, for obtaining highest rank in respective branches. Addressing the Convocation he gave a clarion call to the young lads to come up with new concepts for ensuring better implementation of information technology and become partner to the state in bringing about e-Revolution. He said that the State would be seeking collaboration from educational institutions to participate in implementation of various IT projects in the State and offer execution of various activities to them. He said that NASSCOM had predicted growth of IT Industry at a rate of 15 percent in coming years and create vast job opportunities to professionals being in India itself. He said that a 64 acre IT Park was coming up fast while a BT Park was also proposed to be set up in the State. He congratulated the University for being rated Best Institution in Bio-Technology in the country.

Jai Prakash Gour, Founder Chairman, Jai Prakash Sewa Sansthan, said that economic growth of India was bound to improve further in coming one decade when India would be one of the top five best developed countries of the world. He advised the outgoing students to exercise tolerance which would ensure their success on all steps and spend their income judiciously. He said that the University would be further enhancing the intake capacity in coming years.

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