President Kovind addresses Pondy Univ convocation: All have responsibility towards society

New Delhi: The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, addressed the 27th Convocation of Pondicherry University yesterday, 23 December. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that whether it is a university or any other entity, finally everyone is a part of society, and have a responsibility towards society.

He was happy to note that the social responsibility projects of Pondicherry University have already registered achievements including the inauguration of community services such as blood donation, organ donation, eye check-up, photo exhibition and health check-up in Pondicherry University Community College.

He was also happy to note that Pondicherry University is on the way to becoming the first university to implement Swachh Bharat in the campus.

The President said that Pondicherry University’s move to open a community college to help rural youth is commendable, noting that the motto of Pondicherry University Community College is ‘Education for Employment through Skills Formation.’

Educational activities are designed in line with the needs and demands of the local community, Kovind observed, noting that, more specifically, the main objective of this College is to offer job-oriented courses based on the community demand for specific manpower.

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