The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Mr. Pushkar Singh Dhami, and Ayodhya Member of Parliament Mr. Lallu Singh unveiled the Atal Community Innovation Centre at Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary (SGT) University on Wednesday. The pioneers of SGT University have taken the responsibility of creating the next generation of leaders with a vision and mission to bridge the existing skills gap and develop world-class industry professionals. Carrying this tradition, SGT University organized a series of lectures on the National Education Policy 2020 (NEP).
The Atal Community Innovation Centre is a project of the Atal Innovation Mission, the Government of India’s program whose focus is on promoting a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Among the mission’s goals is to establish world-class incubation centers, and nurture and support innovative tech-based startups. SGT University has established several centers of excellence, which help it achieve academic excellence and carry out cutting-edge research work. Besides, SGT has also set up laboratories, incubation cells, and industry-academia associations.
The program was started by Chief Guest Mr. Pushkar Singh Dhami, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand; Special Guest Mr. Lallu Singh, MP Ayodhya; Trustee Mr. Manmohan Singh Chawla, SGT University; Chairperson Mrs. Madhupreet Kaur Chawla, SGT University. The lamp was lit by Vice Chancellor Prof O.P. Kalra, SGT University, who expressed gratitude to both the honored guests by presenting the book, ‘Constitution: An Untold Story’, written by Padmashree Mr. Ram Bahadur Rai ji. While inaugurating the ACIC, Mr. Pushkar Singh Dhami greeted the students, staff, faculty, and senior management of the university.
While encouraging the university students and senior management, the Honorable Chief Minister remarked, “Take a resolution to fulfill your dreams, do not look for alternatives. Accepting the alternative would be like giving up. Have unwavering faith in yourself. The new education strategy will affect the past, present, and future of the education system. Under the direction of the Honorable Prime Minister Modi, a new, comprehensive education policy has been introduced. The new policy spans the entire human race, from man to the universe. Agricultural work in the area of rural development is being done in 200 villages by students and faculty at SGT University, which is playing a significant part in India’s growth. “Speaking about the event, Dr. Rajneesh Wadhwa Dean, External Affairs, & Director, at SGT University said, “It has been nothing less than an honor for us to have Mr. Pushkar Singh Dhami preside over today’s inauguration, and also present his considered thoughts on the National Education Policy 2020. Through the unveiling of the Atal Community Innovation Centre, we at SGT University feel great pride in doing our bit to help realize the government’s goal of promoting innovation and entrepreneurship. The Chief Minister’s address to the students of SGT University will surely encourage them as they look to complete their graduation and contemplate their careers, while also motivating them to take India to greater heights.”