44th Convocation Address of University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru

‘Endeavour to be the best in the world’, advised Dr. Ayyappan

Bengaluru, 25 September, 2010

While appreciating the strength and quality expertise of University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru in teaching, research and extension areas in agricultural sciences, Dr S. Ayyappan, Secretary, DARE and Director General, ICAR motivated and advised the students, ‘endeavour to be the best in the world in whatever you choose to be.’

Dr. Ayyappan was delivering 44th convocation address of the prestigious University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru. He shared his memories as a student in the university and elaborated the noteworthy contributions of the institution in agricultural developments of the Karnataka state.

‘We consider UAS as an important constituent of the Indian National Agricultural Research System’, said Dr. Ayyappan and congratulated Vice-chancellor, faculty and students of UAS for their continued accomplishments. He emphasized that education is a life time process and graduation is a milestone in the journey of learning. The aim of education is to prepare young minds to accomplish given task with more accuracy and perfection, he said.

Convocation address was delivered in august presence of His Excellency Sri. H.R. Bhardwaj, the Governor of Karnataka and Chancellor of the University of Agricultural Sciences; Shri. Umesh V. Katti, Minister for Agriculture and Pro-Chancellor of the University and Dr. K. Narayana Gowda,Vice Chancellor, UAS.

(Source: NAIP Sub-Project on Mass Media Mobilization, DIPA)