Digital University Mooted By Vedanta’s Anil Agarwal To Revolutionise Higher Education In Odisha!
Bhubaneshwar: Hailing the contribution of Vedanta in Odisha’s progress, will-known technocrat Dr Damodar Acharya said the digital university proposed by its founder Anil Agarwal will usher in the future path of education not only in the state but in the country at large.
The ex-Director of IIT and AICTE said that the digital university mooted by the Vedanta Group Chairman will enable the students to enrol from every nook and corner of the state and will give them global exposure. It would also be a platform for exchanges with students from abroad.
In short, it will be an international university, part of the student population will be from abroad, he said, adding that the university will not only make the cost of study cheaper, but it will also open the doors for placements in the country and abroad.
“In a sense, digital university, university first of its kind will revolutionise the system of imparting education and will bring in a new normal in the higher education making it more accessible and affordable to the needy,” the eminent technocrat said.
He was speaking at a special session organised on the side line of the just concluded Make in Odisha Conclave 2022 where Anil Agarwal had an interaction with eminent personalities of Odisha under the aegis of Odisha#1st forum chaired by flute maestro Padmavibhushan Hariprasad Chaurasiya. The forum consisted of 8 Padma award recipients and 11 top personalities in the field of science and technology, health, education, dance, music, literature, sports, etc.
Dr Aacharya also complimented Agarwal for such a unique contribution. He also extended heartly thanks to CEO–Aluminium Business, Vedanta Limited, Rahul Sharma and President of Vedanta Aluminium, T K Chand for their drive in introducing such meaningful interaction in the side line of Make in Odisha-2022.