Honourable President of India Mr. Ram Nath Kovind recently addressed the platinum jubilee celebrations of the believes that the Karnatak Law Society & Raja Lakahamgouda Law College, during which he mentioned that the aspirations and dreams of today's youth are changing at a fast pace and it is important that educational institutes become compatible with this changing pace. The decisions taken towards transforming the overall education system of the country will not only leave an impact in the near future but for a very long time, he said.
While citing examples, Prez Kovind mentioned that the overall GDP of the country had increased to 8.2% in the last quarter which clearly indicates the potential and speed of the country at large. Moreover, since we are advancing to the fourth industrial revolution, the aspirations of the youth of the country is constantly changing. He thus said that it is time for the educational institutes to become compatible with the changing technology and innovation.
He elaborated on the efforts that the government is taking to upgrade the education of the country to enable it to meet the requirements of today's youth in ways more than one. Mr. Ram Nath Kovind was further hopeful that the process of introducing autonomy, providing Institute of Eminence status to educational institutes is a positive step towards this goal. He said that very soon, many of the higher education institutes of the country will be able to meet global standards.
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Shifting the focus to address the law students present at the gathering, Mr. Ram Nath Kovind said that the field of law is not a career but a calling that ensures justice to the poorest and the disadvantaged. He cited examples of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, Mahatma Gandhi among others who could be referred to as 'lawyers with a spirit of public service'.