Speaking on the occasion, Pradhan congratulated all those students who have received their degrees today. “Heartily congratulate all those who have received their degrees today. As the students begin a new journey, I am sure they will make their parents, UoH and the nation proud,” he tweeted.
Together with @DrTamilisaiGuv pleased to be among the @HydUniv family for their 22nd Convocation.
Heartily congratulate all those who have received their degrees today. As the students begin a new journey, I am sure they will make their parents, UoH and the nation proud. pic.twitter.com/NB4vT9SoOR — Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) October 1, 2022
Pradhan said that today, climate change, changing agricultural patterns, new diseases are a concern for everybody. Society is looking towards knowledgeable people for providing solutions to these pressing challenges and University of Hyderabad is capable of providing solutions to these challenges.
The Minister stated that India is aspiring to become a leading economic superpower and a knowledge-based economy. Innovation and entrepreneurship will take us forward. We must create more wealth-creators and job-creators for our society to grow, he added.
Pradhan asserted that world is looking towards India with great hope. The next 25 years are important for all of us. As we enter the AmritKaal, NEP 2020 remains a guiding philosophy for the welfare of humanity. India’s responsibility is to take care of the planet.
He further said that India is going to be the benchmark for the world in fighting climate change, food scarcity, in paving the way for peace and harmony and in providing healthcare and economic models. India will emerge as a leading light of humanity based on the philosophy of NEP 2020, he added
Later, Pradhan added that when India will be celebrating 100 years of independence, Hyderabad University will be one of the major epicentre of our knowledge-based society. He urged students to give back to society to make their education more meaningful and purposeful.
The University of Hyderabad gave away the coveted degrees to 4800 students enrolled in various programs, with 1631 receiving their degrees in person and remaining in absentia; 573 are Ph.D. Scholars and multiple students were felicitated with awards and medals for their extraordinary performances.
Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan was, among others, present on the occasion.