President Droupadi Murmu calls for use of locally available resources towards research and innovation for sustainable development.

Updated, Nov. 08, 2023. 8.39 PM.

President Droupadi Murmu has emphasized on working towards research and innovation using available resources for sustainable development. She said it is a big challenge to create economic development by creating employment opportunities keeping in mind the local needs.

The President was addressing the eleventh convocation ceremony of the Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University of Srinagar Garhwal in Uttarakhand today.

Stressing on making education accessible to every person, the President expressed the need to work for the betterment of society. She called upon the students to stay connected to their roots and help the backward people in the society by adopting moral values. 

Earlier, the President offered prayers at Badrinath Dham in Chamoli District. On this occasion, Governor Lt. Gen Gurmit Singh (Retd.) and Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami were also present. The President is also scheduled to participate in a program organized on the occasion of Uttarakhand State Foundation Day in Dehradun tomorrow. The President is on a three-day visit to Uttarakhand.