At a convocation ceremony held at the University of Jammu and Kashmir to felicitate Bharat Ratna and internationally acclaimed scientific researcher CNR Rao, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed highlighted the need to revamp the education sector in Jammu and Kashmir, which will be more research oriented.
Praising the university in promoting advance research in science Sayeed stressed the need to improve the standards and quality of higher education in the State.
The CM also proposed that the universities and higher education institutes should develop knowledge temper amongst aspiring students and shared his dream of making J&K a knowledge capital of the country.
He emphasised to make the schools attractive for children and parents. He has also urged the teachers to be a part of the knowledge movement that his government is about to launch. He asked the parents and teachers to play their role in meeting the challenges of global benchmarks in education sector.