CHIEF MINISTER Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday urged youths to channelise their immense energy to the task of nation rebuilding and to consecrate their lives by rendering best possible services to society and the nation.
The Chief Minister’s call, more or less on same lines came at the annual functions of two Government colleges – MVM College and Hamidia College - held separately. The Chief Minister also stressed that college campuses in the State would not be allowed to become political playfields.
At the annual function of Motilal Vigyan Mahavidyalaya, the Chief Minister exhorted students to pursue their studies with single-minded devotion to excel in any field they choose for their career.
He said students have the most significant role to play in re-establishing India as the leader of the world. He sought the cooperation of the younger generation in weeding out corruption. He said efforts were being made to augment employment opportunities for youths and vacancies in all the departments would be filled up.
He dwelt at length on other steps being taken to promote women’s education and to eliminate gender bias in the State. Chouhan recalled his association with the MVM College and students’ politics here.
At the outset, college principal Dr OP Jain gave an account of the activities of the institution. The Chief Minister sanctioned Rs 25 lakh for encouraging sports activities in the college.
Students’ Union president Deepak Malviya and other office-bearers welcomed the Chief Minister, Minister of State for Higher Education Tukoji Rao Paur, Minister for PHE Rampal Singh. Cultural programmes were also presented on the occasion. The Chief Minister presented awards to meritorious students
HAMIDIA: At the Hamidia College Chouhan inaugurated a computer lab – Chanakya- and also participated in the annual function of the college. Chouhan said best available facilities would be provided to the lab.
He also announced the construction of an auditorium in the college and sanctioned Rs 30 lakh for this purpose. The Chief Minister presented awards to students for their outstanding achievements in sports, art and culture on the occasion.
Stressing the need for woman empowerment he referred to the various steps taken by the State Government for the emancipation of women through education and various other schemes.
Minister of State for Higher Education Tukoji Rao Paur; Member of Parliament and PHE Minister Rampal Singh were also present on the occasion.
Principal Dr Vijay Tiwari delivered the welcome address. President of college’s people’s participatory committee Vichitra Sen and chairman of Bhopal Development Authority Dhruvnarayan Singh also spoke on the occasion.
In-charge of the Students’ Union Shail Pradhan; president Samar Hujur; Commissioner, Higher Education SN Mishra; Commissioner, Public Relations Manoj Shrivastava and teachers and students in large numbers were present on the occasion.
Promotion for scholar employee: The Chief Minister congratulated Dr Rajkumar Dwivedi, an employee of the college, who has conducted a research on Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya and said he would be promoted to a suitable post he deserves. The Chief Minister assured him that he would receive the order in this regard soon.