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UTU to be rename as Veer Madho Singh Bhandari technical University

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat announced to rename Uttarakhand Technical University as  Veer Madho Singh Bhandari Technical University. He inaugurated the newly constructed building of the university. He unveiled the newly constructed “Shaurya Deewar” and launched University Academia Industry Forum during a visit to the university on Friday.

He laid stress that university students should get ample opportunity to interact with industrial establishments to understand industry demand. He called for adaptation  towards modern techniques, which are  changing rapidly and said that it is now mandatory to keep pace with technique in the era of change.  Chief Minister Mr Trivendra Singh Rawat said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid stress on skill development. He said residents should be motivated for increasing skill development, and generating self-employment. He appealed to students to motive residents towards skill-development.  He said skill development department has been formed to transform one lakh youths as skilled persons by 2020 as a target set by the state government. He said students can devote their time in the villages and visiting schools to get the students trained under skill development which would be helpful for them to stand up economically in the society. Chief Ministrer also felicitated meritorious students during the function.

State Higher Education Minister Dhan Singh Rawat, MLA S.S. Pundir, UTU vice chancellor Dr U.S. Rawat, registrar Dr Anita Rawat, CM’s technical advisor Dr Narendra Singh  were present on the occasion.(ends) (DIPR)

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