Panaji, Sep 28 (GCNews) Advising the future leaders of India about integrity of character, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday asked students not to indulge in any activity that dishonor the prestige of women and remain committed to highest moral and ethical values in their life.
Addressing 4th Convocation of National Institute of Techonology (NIT), Goa, the Vice President advised the graduating students not to take any short-cuts or quick fixes to scale new heights.
He said as engineers, it was important for students and the youth to take a closer look at the collective needs of the populace and come up with innovative, cost-effective solutions, especially in areas such as healthcare and education.
He further said that wherever they (students) go, they should not forget their obligation towards the society and the nation.
‘You cannot neglect the ethical aspect of your engineering profession and remember that if you make your contribution towards the cause of the society with a sense of responsibility and commitment, you will always be remembered,’ he added.
Saying that India was poised to become a high middle-income country by 2030, and lot of opportunities would be waiting for the skilled youth in different sectors, the Vice President asked the teachers to impart skills to the youngsters to enable them find gainful employment or become self-employed.