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PM attends 95th Meet & National Seminar of Vice-Chancellors of Association of Indian Universities

Association of Indian Universities (AIU), a premier apex body of higher education in the country, is conducting its 95th Annual Meet this year on April 14 and 15, 2021.

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New Delhi Updated on: April 14, 2021 11:07 IST
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PM Modi at Association of Indian Universities' 95th annual meet 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed the Association of Indian Universities' 95th annual meet and National Seminar of Vice-Chancellors, through video conferencing. The Prime Minister also released four books-- Dr. Ambedkar Jivan Darshan, Dr Ambedkar Vyakti Darshan, Dr Ambedkar Rashtra Darshan, and Dr. Ambedkar Aayam Darshan-- based on Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar's life, written by Kishor Makwana.

The event was hosted by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad.

Governor and Chief Minister of Gujarat and Union Education Minister were also present on the occasion.

A National Seminar of Vice-Chancellors on the theme 'Implementing National Educational Policy-2020 to Transform Higher Education in India' is also being organised during the meet. 

It aims to work out implementation strategies for the recently launched National Education Policy- 2020 with a clear-cut action plan on effectively implementing the policy in the interest of its primary stakeholders, the students.

The annual meet also commemorated and celebrated the 96th Foundation day of AIU, established in 1925 under the patronage of stalwarts like Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee.

Association of Indian Universities (AIU), a premier apex body of higher education in the country, is conducting its 95th Annual Meet this year on April 14 and 15, 2021. 

The Meet was an occasion for AIU to showcase its past year's achievements, present its financial statement and delineate the scheme of activities for the forthcoming year. 

It is also a platform to inform the members about the recommendations of Zonal Vice-Chancellors Meets and other discussions conducted throughout the year.

(With ANI inputs)

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