CM EXHORTS VCs PLAY A PROACTIVE ROLE IN PROGRESS OF THE STATE
Chandigarh, (Gurpreet) Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday exhorted the Vice Chancellors of the Universities to play a proactive role in socio-economic progress of the state by duly focusing on confidence building of the youth.
Chairing a meeting of the Vice Chancellors of Universities of the state here at his office on Wednesday, the Chief Minister said that the youth is the biggest asset of the state which needs to be perfectly nurtured for ensuring the progress of the state and the prosperity of its people. He said that the need of hour is to ensure the proper capacity building of the youth so that their services can be aptly utilised for the development of the state. Bhagwant Mann said that the Universities are temples of learning and they must be used well, motivating the youth to be the leaders of the coming times.
Underlining the need for imparting quality skill education to the students, the Chief Minister said that it is the need of the hour to cope with the needs of industrial giants who are coming in a big way to invest in the state. Bhagwant Mann said that through skill education the state will be able to have a huge pool of skilled manpower which will be beneficial for the industry. He also said that the skill education will also open new vistas of self employment for the youth thereby enabling them to live a life with dignity and pride.