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Education must aim at holistic development of an individual by imbuing the right qualities of head and heart: Vice President Naidu
Addressing the gathering at an event at Mizoram University on May 24, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said that education must aim at holistic development of an individual by imbuing the right qualities of head and heart, stated a press release.

He was of the view that better infrastructure creates better conditions for quality learning to take place. He further said that it is a necessary catalyst for improving the quality in any educational institution.

Here are the excerpts from the address Vice President Naidu.

-Education must prepare the students of today to take on the challenges of tomorrow. It must not only equip them with the latest knowledge but also impart the required skill sets to enable them to be successful in their chosen fields. Education must aim at holistic development of an individual by imbuing the right qualities of head and heart.

-Education is for enhancement of our competence, for empowerment, for enlightenment and for employment and enhancing our employability. Education must lay the foundation for a strong character with uncompromising integrity, ethical values and inclusive outlook. It is imperative for today's youngsters to be the torchbearers of a New India that will take its rightful place in the comity of nations.

-You (students) should also consider becoming entrepreneurs, job givers and not merely job seekers. You have a number of alternative career paths. Choose the one that you feel passionate about and work to build up your skill set accordingly.

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