New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari here on Monday said the University of Delhi has maintained a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research and it has become a role model for other universities.
On the occasion of the University of Delhi’s (DU) Foundation Day, the Vice President, who is also the chancellor of the university, in a statement said: “It gives me great pleasure to send my congratulations to the vice chancellor, faculty, staff and students on the joyous occasion of the 94th foundation day of the University of Delhi.”
He said the academic distinction of the university has attracted the most eminent scholars and the most talented students who have gone on to make significant contributions to the society.
The vice president also lauded the premiere institute for performance in the field of academics. “The University of Delhi has to play its role of a neutral assembler of talent; that of an unmatched idea factory where the passion, creativity and idealism of young minds can be applied to meeting the transitional needs of our society, polity and economy.”
The university, founded in 1922, celebrated its 94th Foundation Day on Sunday.
Yogesh Tyagi was appointed the 22nd vice chancellor of the university earlier this year.