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Bring laurels to TN and India: Stalin to students at Bharathidasan convocation

In his speech, the CM said the Dravidian Model governance implemented education for all during the times when education was reserved for one section of the society.

Bring laurels to TN and India: Stalin to students at Bharathidasan convocation

PM Modi, CM Stalin and Governor Ravi at the convocation ceremony. ANI

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu tops the country in the field of education and it was possible because of the Justice Party that sowed the seed of education 100 years back and the Dravidian model government which considers education for all, said Chief Minister MK Stalin here on Tuesday.

Addressing the graduates at the 38th Convocation of Bharathidasan University, Chief Minister Stalin who was the guest of honour, said, Tamil Nadu is the forerunner in education in the country and it was possible as the Justice Party sowed the seeds of education 100 years back and we cherish the yield at present.

Stating that the major agenda of Dravidian Model rule is to give education for all, the Chief Minister said, the state government has been initiating several steps to encourage education to girls and as a token of encouragement for the higher education, a fund of Rs 1,000 per month has been distributed to the girl students who pursue higher education. While the students and teachers are provided skill development training under ‘Naan Muthalvan’ scheme.

Meanwhile, CM Stalin said that the Bharathidasan University was founded under Dravidian Model rule and with the proper infrastructure, Tamil Nadu stands top in the field of education in India. “Out of the 100 best colleges, Tamil Nadu possesses 37 colleges and 15 engineering colleges and 146 educational institutions from the state are in the list,” said the Chief Minister.

Based on the information in 2023, as many as 328 colleges are in the list of best educational institutions in India, he said. “Tamil Nadu is the place of higher education for which the universities in the state play a major role,” he said. He also asked the graduates to help the society and their parents.

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