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Odisha Central University, Koraput celebrated its 14th Foundation Day

Odisha Central University celebrated its 14th Foundation Day today (Monday) at its Sunabeda campus in the Koraput district. Union Skill Development Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan attended the ceremony as the chief guest.

He addressed the gathering through virtual mode and emphasized the need for research and development towards promoting the local food processing sector in the Koraput region.

Superfoods produced in the biological system in Koraput should be taken to the international level. Union Minister Shri Pradhan said that Odisha Central University is taking the help of the Food Processing Center and partnering in bringing the district’s superfood to the international level through research.

Odisha Central University celebrated its 14th Foundation Day

He said that paddy, mango, millet (ମାଣ୍ଡିଆ), vegetables and Koraput Coffee produced in an organic farming system in Koraput are special. The Prime also Minister spoke on the promotion of millet or mandia in the Man Ki Baat programme.

So we have to give priority in this direction. The biscuits made from Mandia in Koraput have to be delivered to the world market. On the occasion of the 76th Independence Day, Prime Minister Modi has called upon the countrymen to take five resolutions for a developed India.

On the call of the Prime Minister, Koraput, an area of ​​immense potential, should be made the centre of the construction sector. Not only should Bauxite be exported but a high-quality Aluminium manufacturing centre should be set up in Koraput.

The Union Minister said that education is the only key to eradicating poverty. To utilize this education, the country’s Prime Minister Modi has envisioned the National Education Policy. We all need to take a decision together to take Odisha Central University forward through this education policy.

Similarly, the mother tongue is given priority in the national education policy. The empowerment of tribals is also inherent in their language. If the tribals are taught in their local language, the development of primary education of the tribals will be enhanced and will manifest a profound reflection.

At the outset, Vice-Chancellor Sharat Kumar Palita hoisted the university flag and addressed the university community. Registrar of the University Dr Asit Kumar Das delivered the welcome address. Three books were launched on this occasion.

Dean of Student’s Welfare Dr Ramendra Kumar Parhi delivered the vote of thanks and Dr Minathi Sahu, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics coordinated the program. All the faculty, officers, staff, students and scholars of the university and other dignitaries were present on this occasion.



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