Mangaluru, Dec 04, 2019: The country must move forward on the foundation of knowledge, said Dr K. Kasturirangan, former chairman, ISRO and Chairman of Committee of Drafting National Education Policy.
He was delivering an Endowment Lecture on “Forays into Space and Beyond” at the Fr L F Rasquinha Auditorium of St Aloysius College on December 4, Wednesday.
Dr Kasturirangan further said the Committee of Drafting Education Policy has already forwarded the opinion of over 200 people on the issue to the government.
Pointing out that modern world throws out more challenges while also giving rise to more expectations, he said in such a scenario there should be no doubt or hesitation. The younger generation has the responsibility of taking the society forward on the foundation of knowledge, Dr Kasturirangan said and exhorted students not to shy away from responsibilities.
Rev. Fr Dionysius Vaz, SJ, Rector of St. Aloysius Institutions presided over the function. Rev Dr Praveen Martis, Principal and others were present.