Rohilkhand University Vice-Chancellor Prof. KP Singh launched Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Research and Study Centre. The occasion was the 195th birth anniversary of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule. The Vice Chancellor called upon the students to come forward to conduct research on the lives of great men.
The Vice Chancellor said that the month of April is very important. The Indian New Year begins in this month. There are festivals like Navratri etc. In this month, the birth anniversary of two great sons of the country, Mahatma Jyotiba Phule and Baba Saheb Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar is also celebrated. To keep democracy alive, the Constitution should be followed, he said.
Professor Kalicharan Snehi of Lucknow University said that Mahatma Jyotiba Phule was a great social reformer of the 19th century. His whole life was dedicated to the society. He opened the doors of closed education for women and the underprivileged during his time. Said, meeting the great men is done through the libraries of the universities.
On the importance of education, he said, “Education is the means of fulfillment of all needs.” There are good things in all religions but they need to be put into practice. On this occasion, Controller of Examinations Ashok Kumar Arvind, Coordinator Dr. Suresh Kumar, Teachers Association President Dr. Kaushal Kumar, Dr. Pawan Kumar Singh, Dr. Ashok Kumar, Prof. Rashmi Agarwal, Prof. Santosh Arora, Prof. Tulika Saxena, Dr. Kamini etc were present.
About Rohilkhand University Bareilly
Well-proud of enticing and enrolling, in the Art and Science of the Knowledge, more than half-a-million young-brains, Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University (MJPRU) is one of the major provincial-universities enjoying the dual character of affiliating and campus jurisdictions in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is a vibrantly experienced, enthusiastic, and energetic quadragenarian sanctuary of higher education under the legislative control of the state government and deriving, as well, its jurisdictional and academic autonomy from the UP Universities Act, 1973. Viewed in terms of the historical development of universities in pre and post-colonial India it is a generation three university, the universities of the second half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century (i.e. those established in between 1857 and 1947) being, to say, the generation first and second in that order.