KIRTIPUR: Chairman of the Interim Election Council of Ministers and Chancellor of the Tribhuvan University (TU), Khil Raj Regmi, has said that education should be the means of transformation of the society.
Chairing the special assembly of TU here today, Regmi said that today's education should be for social transformation and not only for employment.
Stressing on the need of forwarding education in a timely manner in social transformation, Chairman Regmi mentioned that the TU should establish itself as research-oriented university as per the need of the hour.
He emphasized on the quality of higher education and added that developing education system timely to make the higher education productive, creative and competitive is as per the present day need of the country.
Similarly, Vice-Chancellor of TU and Minister for Education, Madhav Poudel, said that TU should emphasize on quality of education as per time.
Minister Poudel stressed that TU should give priority to skill-oriented education based on originality and added that increasing problem of employment could be resolved on its basis.
The Education Minister said that grant should be used in a transparent manner and internal resources should be maximally mobilized.
Vice-Chancellor of TU, Prof. Dr. Hira Bahadur Maharjan, said that the special meeting was called as amendment should be made on some rules related to election of the Free Students Union.
On the occasion, Registrar of TU, Prof. Dr. Chandramani Poudel, presented the amendment proposal, and discussion on it is underway.