Ranchi: President Ram Nath Kovind, graced and addressed the 33rd convocation of Ranchi University in Ranchi, Jharkhand on Monday.
Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Jharkhand is home to 40 per cent of the country’s mineral reserves. Many big public and private sector industries are established in the state. There are many tourists’ attractions in Jharkhand. The state has also many good educational institutions. On the strength of many such characteristics of Jharkhand and the talent of youth, it has the potential to become a developed state.
The President said that universities should contribute to Universities’ Social Responsibility (USR).
“At least five students from each university should go to nearby villages at an interval of about two months, and if possible, stay there at night and interact with the villagers. They should communicate with the villagers about welfare and development schemes of the central and state government,” said Kovind.
He urged Ranchi University to pay special attention to USR.