>Addresses special convocation ceremony of Jammu University
> Describes scrapping of Art 370 as greatest homage to Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee
> Announces MoU between the Indian Council of World Affairs and University of Jammu
Jammu: Vice President of India, Jagdeep Dhankhar Thursday said that Jammu & Kashmir’s integration into the national mainstream has paved the way for investments, development and improved governance.
The Vice President and J&K LG addressed the Special Convocation Ceremony of University of Jammu, at General Zorawar Singh Auditorium.
Stating that the convocation ceremony holds a significant essence in one’s life, the Vice President advised the students to never be under tension or stress and never be afraid of failure. He praised the Lt Governor of J&K for steering the UT to newer heights of development.
The Vice President said that Jammu & Kashmir is charting a new path of remarkable growth and development post abrogation of Articles 35-A and 370. The region’s integration into the national mainstream has paved the way for investments, development and improved governance, he maintained.
Dhankhar noted that the region, unlike before, now has the prevalence of harmonious atmosphere and called it as the greatest homage to the life and mission of Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee who laid down his life for building a strong and united India.
The Vice-President announced a Memorandum of Understanding between the Indian Council of World Affairs and University of Jammu. This, he said, will facilitate greater exposure to the University in domains of culture, education and foreign affairs at a global level.