While addressing the inaugural ceremony of ‘Conference on Academic Leadership on Education for Resurgence’ organised by the HRD Ministry our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid emphasis on the importance of character-building too for wholesome education in the country. He also stressed upon the need of innovation and also gave the example of ancient universities like Takshishila, Nalanda and Vikramashila where due emphasis was given to innovation along with knowledge. He also mentioned about the importance of good teachers for society.

He also said that scholars and students could help spread digital literacy and generate awareness about the government’s various initiatives. He applauded that the youth had given global identity to ‘Brand India’.

This conference was organised to address the challenges faced by the education system and its solutions.

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