President Patil calls for adoption of modern technologies in Indian institutes

November 28th, 2007 - 9:08 pm ICT by admin  

Nasik, Nov 28 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today urged the Indian educational institutes to take lead by adopting modern technologies.
“Foreign institutions are taking the lead in the field of education. We should make an effort to take the lead by adopting modern technologies,” Patil said after inaugurating the Bhujbal Knowledge City at Adgaon near Nasik.
She also asked the universities and the state governments to provide facilities for courses in biotechnology across the county.
Patil said that the research and development in all field must be given more time.
“Youth should be self-sufficient and face challenges in life,” she said.
Patil also unveiled a statue of Social worker Jotiba Phule at the educational complex on his 117th death anniversary.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, Governor S M Krishna, PWD Minister Chagan Bhujbal were also present during the occasion. (ANI)

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