Nalgonda: Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday said that social service organizations should respond swiftly to help people who are in need.
Inaugurating a youth seminar hall and blood collection-cum-ambulance of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) here, she said the Nalgonda unit of ICRS topped the State in serving the people during COVID pandemic time. She also mentioned that Nalgonda unit was one of the oldest ICRS branches in South India, having been set up in 1958. It distributed one lakh face masks to people in addition to holding poor feeding during the pandemic.
Stating that her visit to Nalgonda was the first to a district after the pandemic broke out, she said Nalgonda was a historic place. “The service mindedness of the people of the area brought more recognition to the district,” the Governor said, and underlined the need to provide education and hygienic food to all the children. She also distributed clothes to orphans and hygiene kits to sanitation workers on the occasion.
Nalgonda MP N Uttam Kumar Reddy, Bhongir MP Komatireddy Venkat Reddy, IRCS Nalgonda unit president Goli Madhusudhan Reddy and others participated in the programme.
Governor calls for quality higher education
Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday emphasised on the need for quality in higher education.
Addressing Executive Council members, academic administrators and others at the Mahatma Gandhi University in Nalgonda, she said that it is vital for students to get access to quality higher education to meet competition at the global level.
Stressing on the importance of creating academic and research facilities that meet global standards, she stated that in order to face the global completion, we need to train our students in tune with the global benchmarks.
The Governor, who is also the Chancellor of State universities, called upon the academic administrators to work for imparting of the quality higher education in our universities. It should be the collective endeavour of all the stakeholders to transform our universities in the State as the Centers of Excellence in higher education, she added.
As part of the programme, she released the pamphlet to create awareness on ‘Chancellor Connects Alumni’ initiative launched by the Governor to enlist the support of the alumni for the all-round development of the universities in the State. The Governor also unveiled the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the MG University campus.
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