Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that Delhi University is not just a university but a movement. PM Modi also said that DU has lived every movement and has brought life to every movement.
What did PM Modi say about DU?
“Delhi University has completed 100 years when the nation celebrates 75 years of independence… Delhi University is not just a university, but a movement. This university has lived every movement and has brought life to every movement,” PM Modi said, as quoted by the news agency ANI.
Prime Minister Modi laid the foundation stone of Delhi University Computer Centre and the building of ‘Faculty of Technology’, and of the Academic Block of Delhi University.
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Speaking during the Valedictory Ceremony of the Centenary celebrations of Delhi University, PM Modi said that there was a time when Delhi University had just 3 colleges, now it has more than 90 colleges. “There was a time when Delhi University had just 3 colleges, now it has more than 90 colleges. There was a time when India used to come under the list of fragile economies and today it is among the top 5 economies in the world. Today the number of girls studying in DU is more than that of boys,” PM Modi said, as quoted by ANI.
PM Modi also said that his government is continuously working to improve the quality of educational institutes. “…The global recognition of Indian Universities is increasing today. In 2014, only 12 Indian universities were there in QS World University Rankings, now it has risen to 45. To improve the quality of educational institutes, we are working continuously. There were around 100 startups in India before 2014, today the number has crossed 1 lakh,” PM Modi said, as quoted by ANI.
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