Omar seek support of corporate sector to JK Universities
Dhanore (Rajouri), Dec 16: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday said that corporate Sector of India should show interest in the development and growth of educational institutions in Jammu and Kashmir so as to enable the youth to make best use of their capabilities.
“I am glad that Chairman Emeritus Infosys Limited, N R Narayana Murthy is here as Universities across Jammu and Kashmir requires continuous support of the corporate sector. His (Murthy’s) presence here would pave the way for others to follow the suit”, Omar said addressing the 1st Convocation of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU) here on Sunday morning.
“Now is your turn (students) to reciprocate and give back to your society what you have received. It will leave a legacy to repeat itself and in this way you will be redeeming the unspoken pledge you have made to the society”, he observed.
The Chief Minister said BGSBU is young university, its students are young, faculty young but outlook towards what is required is major. He said the development and growth of this university in a hilly and backward area is praiseworthy.
In his address, Chairman Emeritus Infosys Limited, N. R. Narayana Murthy, asked the students to make optimism and confidence necessary tools to face challenges and emerge successful.
Sharing his experience and presenting details of the success stories of renowned personalities like Mother Teresa, Narayana Murthy also cited an example of a woman entrepreneur from Budgam district who made her mark in the floriculture industry.
He also exemplified various young men and women of the State who passing civil service examination successfully and with distinction and asked the passing out graduates to show commitment towards realizing goals and making honesty and discipline benchmark in their life.
As many as 5 M. Phil Degrees were conferred on 5 candidates, Masters Degrees on 724 candidates in different disciplines and Graduate Degrees on 189 candidates. The Founder Vice Chancellor of the University, Masood Choudhary and NR Narayana Murthy were conferred honoris causa D. Lit degrees at the convocation.
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