Varanasi: The 40th convocation ceremony of Sampurnanand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi was held under the chairmanship of State Governor and Chancellor Anandiben Patel. On this occasion, while congratulating all the students who received the degree for a bright future, the Governor extended best wishes for the upcoming New Year-2023.
Addressing the ceremony, the Governor described Sanskrit language as a source of rare knowledge-science information. She said that efforts should be made to make the general public also knowledgeable about Sanskrit language. Mentioning the increasing relevance of Sanskrit in the new education policy, she expressed confidence that this will benefit the young generation in Sanskrit study-teaching.
In her address, the Governor also discussed India’s inspirational events and achievements at the world level. She said that this year, in the “Har Ghar Tiranga Abhiyan” in India, the love of the people for the country surprised the world. She said that by campaigning against open defecation, TB, malnutrition, polio, India has impressed the whole world by overcoming these problems. In this sequence, she also made special mention of India’s International Solar Alliance, International Yoga Day, use of India-made medicines globally and India’s rallying cry against global warming.
Talking about the country’s culture, the Governor described the event of “Kashi-Tamil Sangamam” organized on the concept of “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat” in Varanasi as an initiative to restore relations. During the discussion, the Governor asked the universities to make effective efforts and measures on ground water augmentation and water conservation. In her address, she also drew attention to the pollution of river Ganga and made special mention of the efforts made by the Central Government in this direction through the “Namami Gange Project”. She said that this initiative of India is getting appreciation all over the world and it has been included in the top ten initiatives of the world.
In her address, the Governor expressed concern over the decreasing production and use of millets in the country. She said that due to its beneficial from the point of view of health, today its demand has increased all over the world. She asked to publicize the benefits and recipes of its use at the university level.
Giving information about the meetings of G-20 countries in India, he said that these meetings are based on the theme of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” for the welfare of humanity. Its meetings are also being organized from December 01, 2022 to November 30, 2023 in four cities of Uttar Pradesh, Agra, Varanasi, Lucknow, Greater Noida. She encouraged the university to participate enthusiastically in this event. She said that universities should select such meritorious students who are knowledgeable in foreign languages. These students can interact with representatives of G-20 countries, disseminate information, participate in university innovations, digital promotion of startups and other activities, organize exhibitions, etc.
In this sequence, in view of the increasing spread of Corona in the world, the Governor asked everyone to take precautions and precautions related to Corona. Referring to India’s indigenous vaccine Covishield and Co-Vaccine, she also told about the newly developed indigenous nasal vaccine Incovac for the prevention of corona. She informed that the Government of India has included the nasal vaccine as a booster dose in its Covid-19 vaccination programme.
The chief guest and former judge of the Supreme Court, New Delhi Justice Sharad Arvind Bovad shared his experiences with the students and wished them success in their future life.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University Prof. Hariram Tripathi presented the progress report of the University at the function. A total of 14702 students of various courses were awarded degrees in the convocation ceremony. 56 medals were awarded to 31 students for special achievements.