“Education is the first and foremost need for overall human as well as social development and progress” said Rajasthan governor Kalyan Singh on Monday.
On 15th March'16, the governor unveiled the statue of Swami Vivekananda in the premises of the Kota University.
The governor, while presiding over the third convocation of Kota University, called upon the students to embrace education with genuine spirit for knowledge. He emphasised the need to incorporate skill development, yoga and employment prone curriculum into the syllabus. The governor conferred upon 190 PhD degrees and 360 medals and certificates to the scholars and students.
The governor had earlier ordered to replace black gown, terming it a symbol of "British times", with traditional Indian attire in University convocations. Meanwhile on the occasion, the students and scholars were clad in traditional Indian attire instead of black gown.