STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE
New Delhi, 24 July
On the first day of the academic session, Delhi University vice chancellor, Prof Dinesh Sinesh, along with university officials today visited four colleges in the South Campus and interacted the newcomers. First, the officials visited Lady Shri Ram College for Women and appreciated the college for its esteemed place as an academic institution in the Country. “We have come here not not to deliver a lecture on this auspicious day but to reaffirm our faith in the great institution. LSR is one of the best colleges of the country and we hope it will be world&’s best college in the coming years,” said
University vice chancellor Prof Dinesh Singh. He said that the University officials have exerted lots of hard work to make the Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) a reality which offers the best to the students.
The vice chancellor said that the Delhi University has been raked India&’s number one University, third time in a row, due to its good students.
To facilitate research and entrepreneurship in the college, the vice chancellor also promised the students to establish an Incubation Centre at the LSR, with immediate grant of Rs 5 Lakh. Prof Singh assured the students that the Incubation Centre will start in the next two months. He concluded this speech with Faiz Ahmad Faiz&’s couplet, “Gulon mein rang bhare baad-e-naubahaar chale; Chale bhi aao ke gulshan ka kaarobaar chale.” The vice chancellor along with University registrar Alka Sharma, Proctor Satwanti Kapoor, Director South Campus Umesh Roy, Dean of Colleges Sudhish Pachauri, Dean Students Welfare JM Khurana and others also visited to Deshbandhu College, Ramanujan College and Acharya
Narendra Dev College in South Campus. Prof Singh interacted with the group of students there and advised them to study hard and contribute to society. “Do you know why people admire Ramanujan? Everyone of you have unique qualities which can make you
like Ramanujan or Deshbandu, just you have to identify yourself,” the vice chancellor advised the students. He said that the newly introduced programme offers lot of flexibility to students to choose courses. “We are offering students opportunity, like if they excel in sports, they will get some plus marks in their course.” The vice chancellor also assured these colleges to establish Incubation Centre to encourage research and entrepreneurship among students. “We hope the initiative will create entrepreneur like Tatas, Birlas and Narayana Murthi, who will be the job creators rather than job seekers,” he said.