Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said that IGNOU should become the knowledge centre of the world. Addressing the 35th convocation of IGNOU, he called for leveraging technology to reach the unreached.
Mr. Pradhan said that 21st century is the century of knowledge. He said if we want to establish India as a knowledge-based economic superpower, the country must ensure a paradigm shift in the education landscape. He said that National Education Policy 2020 is a step towards transforming our education and skills’ landscape.
The Minister said technology is the new equaliser. He said Digital University and other e-learning initiatives are steps in that direction. On the occasion, Mr. Pradhan extended his deep compliments and good wishes to nearly 3 lakh meritorious students at the 32 regional centres across the country who have received their degree, diploma, certificate, Ph.D/M.Phil and gold medals.