LPU Chancellor meets PM Modi

LPU Chancellor meets PM Modi
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Jalandhar, Aug 9: Dr. Ashok Kumar Mittal, the Chancellor of Lovely Professional University and a Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha, along with his family members, recently met with Prime Minister  Narendra Modi.

During the meeting, Dr. Mittal reminded the Prime Minister of his visit to LPU during the Indian Science Congress in 2019, where he addressed the scientific community and coined the "Jai Anusandhan" slogan. Dr. Mittal shared his views on the importance of promoting research and innovation in higher education and strengthening the industry-academia collaboration to drive economic growth and development. He also mentioned how LPU has been contributing to the national skill development mission by imparting industry-relevant education and training its students.

Dr. Mittal further expressed his gratitude to the Prime Minister for his continued support to the education sector and also shared his appreciation for the government's New Education Policy (NEP) initiative.

Dr. Mittal informed the Prime Minister that he and LPU would be ever ready to play any role that the government feels is appropriate for the execution of the NEP policy.

Dr Mittal and his wife Rashmi Mital presented a bouquet, and a Punjabi hand-woven shawl (phulkari) while his daughter and son-in-law  Srishti and Sreshtha Khetan presented a frame that had a picture of PM Modi alongside his late mother.

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