Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh on Sunday stressed on value-based education saying it inculcates true human virtues and only when teachers are dedicated to the service of the nation they can instill tolerance among the students. Speaking at the first convention ceremony of Agriculture University of Kota he appealed the students to develop innovative techniques of crop cultivation and conservation and stressed the need for nutrient management, soil testing and water-self–reliance.
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He awarded five gold medals and 178 graduate and post-graduate degrees to the students.
Singh asked the agriculture scientists to make efforts to enhance agriculture productivity per hectare.
Deputy Managing director of Indian Agriculture Research Council Narendra Singh Rathore stressed the need to bring transformation in horticulture, milk and dairy sectors.
Chancellor, Agriculture University of Kota, G L Kushwaha told two villages Chomakot in Kota and Chachlao in Jhalawar-are being developed as Smart Village by the university and other 55 have been adopted for agricultural innovations.
Sangod MLA and member of Board of University Management, Heeralal Nagar also spoke on the occasion.
The Governor also laid the foundation stone for the Administrative building of the varsity.