IGNOU Marks 38 Years: Celebrating a Milestone Foundation Day

IGNOU Marks 38 Years: Celebrating a Milestone Foundation Day

Last Updated Nov - 20 - 2023, 07:13 PM | Source : The Indian Express | Visitors : 8

IGNOU celebrates its 38th foundation day with the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi emphasizing inclusive education.
IGNOU 38th Foundation Day Celebration with Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) celebrated its 38th foundation day today (November 19), with the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Vinai Kumar Saxena, in attendance as the chief guest.

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"IGNOU stands tall, as a beacon of knowledge and academic excellence in the field of inclusive education and distance learning, delivering a flexible, learner-centric, cost-effective, and high-quality education," he said, according to an IGNOU post on 'X' (formerly Twitter).

The LG of Delhi stated at the event that education should focus on student upskilling and vocational education in order to create a high-quality future workforce. For holistic student development, equal emphasis must be placed on both the curricular and extracurricular activities.

He urged IGNOU to make full use of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and virtual reality in order to achieve global standards and produce globally competent, yet locally relevant graduates.

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