Good governance is collective responsibility: Governor

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Shimla, December 5, 2015: Governor Acharya Devvrat said that good governance was the collective responsibility of all of us and every person should be sensitive towards the right of fellow citizens in order to achieve the objective. He was addressing the National Law Conference on Human Rights and Good Governance organised by Maharaja Agrasen University at Baddi in district Solan today.

The Governor said that truly educated and civilized person was one who recognized the rights of others and people should learn to discharge their own responsibilities sincerely then their rights would be automatically protected. Rights and duties go hand in hand and such a society where citizens were aware witness fast development, he added. He said that our conduct played an important role in bringing about good governance and people at the helm of affairs should inspire others by setting an example of ideal conduct.

Acharya Devvrat called upon the teaching community to take up the challenge of shaping the destinies of youth and the pious duty of nation building with utmost dedication. He stressed upon instilling moral values, sense of patriotism, and spirit of social service and principles of good conduct in young citizens for the bright future of nation. He said that the country would march ahead on the path of growth only when youth participated in mainstream activities and campaigns for eliminating social evils. He said that teachers must sensitise the students about these and inculcate human values in them.

He said that our country was known for best education and knowledge in ancient times and ‘Guru-Shishya’ tradition was responsible for this fame. This needed to be revived again, he added. He said that teachers should set a good example of conduct as well as knowledge and inspire children to follow their footsteps. He urged the teaching community to serve with devotion and be ideal human beings and teachers.

The Governor released 5th issue of University Newsletter, International Journal of Law and various other publications of the University.

He also laid the foundation stone of international hostel of the university.

Sh Nandlal Garg Chancellor of Maharaja Agrasen University said that every effort was being made to impart best education to students and to keep pace with the rapidly expanding scope and standards of education.

Dr S K Bansal Vice Chancellor welcomed the Governor.

Sh Jagdish Mittal Vice Chairman Maharaja Agrasen Technical Education Society New Delhi proposed vote of thanks.

Sh B M Bedi Retd Judge Punjab and Haryana High Court, Sh P S Jaswal Vice Chancellor Rajiv Gandhi National Law University Patiala, Sh Sandeep Negi ADM Solan, Faculty, Staff and Students of the University were present on the occasion.

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Saturday, December 5, 2015