- CNM Reporter
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that students should not be job seekers but job providers and all they need is passion to become entrepreneurs and for this, startups will be given more encouragement. He was addressing students from Calicut, Malayalam, Kalamandalam and Agricultural Universities at the CM @ Campus event,held at Calicut University.
He said that higher education institutions would be made centers of excellence and the vulnerabilities of universities would be addressed. The CM said that facilities will be provided for our students to study good courses here without going out. The CM interacted with more than 200 students from four universities. Higher Education Minister KT Jaleel delivered the introductory address. He said Rs 3,000 crore has been earmarked for higher education in this year’s budget and everything possible will be done for the explosion of knowledge. Calicut V.C. Dr. M.K. Jayaraj, VC, University of Agriculture. Dr. Chandrababu, Malayalam University VC Dr. Anil Vallathol, Calicut Pro-VC Dr. M. Nasser, Syndicate members, G.S. Pradeep and Abhilash were among the dignitaries. CM @ Campus is part of the NavaKerala Yuvakeralam program.