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RGU must create new benchmarks of excellence: governor

Press Trust of India  |  Itanagar 

(Retd) Dr B D on Tuesday said the University, the lone central varsity in the state, must create new benchmarks of excellence in extending the frontiers of knowledge.

During a meeting with newly appointed RGU Prof Saket Khushwaha, who called on the at Raj Bhawan here, Dr said the vision of higher is to realise the state's human resource potential to its fullest with equity and inclusion.

"This essentially means providing greater access to higher for all sections, particularly the vulnerable sections of the society," an official communiqu quoted the as saying.

said the central university should take the lead to be a trend setter to excel and show the path for improving quality education, innovations, research work and good campus discipline.

The governor, who is also the of RGU, also discussed with the VC various issues of the university.

Prof Khushwaha who was with the Banaras Hindu University, took charge as the new VC of RGU on October 4 after the union appointed him on October 1.

The post had remained vacant for nine months following the retirement of former VC Prof

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 17:00 IST