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Assam Don Bosco varsity gets 'University of the Year' award

IANS  |  Guwahati 

The (ADBU) has been honoured with 'University of the Year' award by the at the 14th FICCI Higher Summit 2018: A Global Conference & Exhibition, held in on October 30.

The ADBU received the prestigious award among all the universities in India, which are in existence for one to ten years. The award was received by Pro Vice Chancellor, Fr Joseph Nellanatt, on behalf of the university.

R Subrahmanyam, Secretary-Higher Education, MHRD, gave away the awards to 13 educational institutions and eminent personalities in the field of

"It is indeed a proud moment for our university, which also received a certificate of special mention for social commitment. At Don Bosco University, we want to make social commitment as our institution's distinctiveness," said

"If we compare the national scenario of literacy, at least 20 per cent of our polulation cannot read and write. Only 10 per cent of the country's total population has passed Class X. So, we believe, it is our responsibility to contribute to the society," he said.

The ADBU is already engaged in significant activities in the university's neighbourhood, said "It is our commitment to ensure that the villages located near our university also develop as our university develops," he said.

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First Published: Thu, November 01 2018. 18:14 IST
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