New Education Policy 2020 will improve creative skills among youth: President Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind addresses centenary celebrations of Harcourt Butler Technical University

Prime News, National, Education, Students, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), November 25:- The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, Thursday (November 25) said that the “New Education Policy (NEP) 2020 being implemented in the country will improve creative skills among youth and give strength to the regional languages. It has recommended to promote research and scientific education in regional languages which is according to the vision of Mahatma Gandhi and the policy will play an important role in making our country a ‘Knowledge super power.”

The President was speaking at the centenary celebrations of Harcourt Butler Technical University in Kanpur.

Addressing the gathering, Kovind said that girl students should be encouraged to take up technical education.

Kovind said that the “Alumni of HBTU can play an active role in providing education to the needy and poor children. They can also shape future generations.”

Underlining the importance of HBTU, the President said that the institution played a key role in making Kanpur city famous in many fields.

Giving a call to the residents of Kanpur city and its public representatives, Kovind said that they should take a cue from the Indore city in the field of cleanliness and try to keep their city clean so that it should rank in at least first five cities.

A coffee table book, university history book, postal stamp, special cover and commemorative coin photo of centenary celebration of HBTU was released on the occasion.

President Kovind inaugurated ten buildings including ‘kulpati awas’ and different hostels for students at HBTU.

Harcourt Butler Technical University (HBTU) is a premier state technical university situated in Kanpur and was named after Sir Spencer Harcourt Butler, the Governor of the United Provinces in British India and is one of the oldest engineering institutes in the country. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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