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UGC chief urges universities to improve community’s lives

DNMUM385259 | 3/21/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :739

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Vellore: The University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Prof Ved Prakash said that the universities such as the Vellore Institute of Technology should help improve the quality of artisans and farmers living in the community around them.
Speaking at the University Day and Annual Sports Day at the VIT campus, here on Sunday, Prof Prakash who remits office in 15 days said that the expertise of the different disciplines in the university should benefit the people living in the community, so that they can improve the quality of their profession and also improve their standard of living.  Universities should also nurture the talent of the best students from the marginalised sections of the society so that they become asse
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