Akhilesh Yadav’s tribute to ‘Missile Man’, UPTU renamed after APJ Abdul Kalam

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Lucknow | Updated: August 3, 2015 4:21:07 PM

CM Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government on Friday announced that it will rename Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) as Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical university.

UPTU, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical universityUttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) to be renamed as Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical university.

CM Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government on Friday announced that it will rename Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) as Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical university.

“Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has announced to rename UPTU as Dr APJ Abdul Kalam University. It has been also decided to construct a grand memorial for Kalam in the new campus of the university,” said an official spokesman.

Yadav said that APJ Abdul Kalam had deep association with the state.

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NOTE: As enshrined in the University Act, the University aims to provide and upgrade education, training and research in fields of technical education, and to create entrepreneurship and a conducive environment for pursuit of the technical education in close co-operation with industries. Further, as a very distinguishing feature of its vision, the University aims to make provisions for the advancement of technical education amongst classes and communities which are educationally backward.

To fulfill the above broad vision, the University develops flexible and innovative academic programmes and procedures that cater to a very broad range of students with different background, and prepares them to compete at the national and international levels.

In addition to transmission of knowledge through a very well thought teaching pedagogy, the University lays a strong emphasis on knowledge creation through a well planned research programme in emerging areas, and application of knowledge by undertaking issues and problems from the industry.

Apart from academics, the University lays a very strong emphasis on the overall development of a well rounded personality of its students with both professional and emotional maturity to take up the challenges in their chosen profession, and to contribute to the development of society.

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