Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and Renewable Energy said that Don Bosco Institutions have embarked upon a journey to educate, engage and empower the young.
Speaking at the Don Bosco Bicentenary educational seminar at Guwahati, Goyal said that education must aim at providing future leadership and it should aim at the pursuit of excellence. Education must produce good citizens, able to serve the country at all times and in all circumstances, he added.
The Minister further said that education would reduce the disparities in wealth and power by providing young people with skills and competence to make them find a valued place in society. On Good Governance the minister said that it is the shared responsibility of Educators, Political Class, Artists, Business, etc; to bring Good Governance to society.
He said, Education’s prime aim is to make every individual self reliant. On Extremism, he said that the root cause is attributed to poverty, illiteracy and ignorance. It is the bounden duty of educators to eliminate the above through quality education to all specially to the unreached sections of society.