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SHILLONG: Vice president, Venkaiah Naidu on Monday stressed on the need to provide special coaching to the youths of the North East to enable them to get into IIIMs, IITs and Civil Services .
Delivering the convocation address at the IIM Shillong , Venkaiah Naidu further urged upon the North Eastern Council to facilitate coaching to the youths of the region.
Naidu while remembering former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam who died in IIM Shillong few years back said that the greatest tribute to the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam would be to follow his footsteps even as he added that the people’s President was a simple man with great ideas
Calling for academic empowerment of women, he also urged upon the people to preserve their local language even though he maintained that people should learn as many languages as possible
“ The dialects of the North East must be preserved but we should not be against any other language,” he said.
Earlier, he added that India may have many ethnic groups and religion and the approach of everyone should be as Indians.
Stating that religion is way of worshipping and culture is a way of life, the Vice President he also suggested the IIM graduates they should not go abroad now as people from outside instead are coming to India which has potential in every sector
. “The 21st century belongs to India an only Indian economy is moving forward,” he said
Supporting the move of demonetization and Goods and Service Tax (GST), the purpose of demonetization was to see that people’s money reaches bank from their bedrooms and kitchens.
On GST, the vice president said that it was a reform which would change the economy of the country in future. He further said that there was a need for inclusive growth of the backward areas of the country.
Earlier, IIM Shillong Director, Professor Amitabha De spoke on the various initiatives which the institute had taken.Vice