Dynamic education system needed for overall development: Minister

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Hyderabad, Nov 12 (UNI) Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) D Purandeswari today emphasised that the country's education system must be ''made dynamic'' and should cover all aspects for overall development in the society.

Delivering 'Maulana Azad Day' lecture on the occasion of the late Freedom fighter's 119th birth anniversary at Maulana Azad National Urdu University here, Ms Purandeswari said, ''only knowledge would lead the nation to the heights of progress.'' Expressing concern over the lowest percentage of enrollment in universities in India, compared to other developing nations, she said the present enrollment percentage in India is 10 per cent compared to 20 per cent in other countries and the universal enrollment percentage is 23 per cent, she added.

Earlier, the Minister also inaugurated an Urdu medium ITI institute and post office in the University premises, a press release said.


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