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Pranab Mukherjee visits VTU and Ramkrishna mission ashrama

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Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was on a day visit to Belgaum to take part in the VTU convocation and he delivered his convocational address. In his speech he said that 2008 global crisis hampered India’s growth. Finance minister also said that UPA govt had taken numerous steps by which the Indian economy would grow at Double digit GDP. The government has assured to support the National Skill Development Corporation towards skill upgradation programmes of the youth.The government has set an ambitious target of US$ 1 Trillion investment for infrastructure development in the 12th Plan.

Pranab Mukherjee who accepted the honorary doctorate degree of the VTU, which was conferred upon him at the last convocation but he could not personally receive then.VTUBelgaum

VTU also conferred honorary “Doctorate of Science” (Honoris Causa) degree upon four prominent persons in recognition of their contribution and services in the field of higher  education – Chairman of of Aditya Birla Group Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman of All India Council for Technical Education Dr.S.S. Mantha, former Vice-Chancellor of of University of Roorkee Padma Shri Dr.H.C. Visvesvaraya and posthumously on late M.S. Ramaiah, founder president of Gokul Education Foundation, Bangalore, which was received by his sons M.R. Jayaram and Seetharam R.

Later Pranab Muhkerjee visited the Ramkrishna Mission Ashrama in the fort to pay his respects to the patriot monk, Swami Vivekananda.

During his tour around the Ashrama, the Hon’ble Minister spent some time to pay his respects at the very house in Fort where Swamiji had stayed for 9 days in October 1892. He then offered his pranams in the Universal Temple of Sri Ramakrishna at the Ashrama.


He then spent some time interacting with Swami Raghaveshananda, Secretary of the Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Belgaum and other monks and partook lunch Prasad.

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  1. Some Jokes at this event
    DVS says Belgaum Airport and railway station upgrade request have gone to Central govt.
    Facts NAAI sanctioned 20 crore and 3 crores for Belgaum Airport and Railways station respectively , Karnataka govt has snactioned 124 crore for Hubli Aiport whose liable Belgaum contributing 24% revenue to state exchequer??
    Industries are in shabby state , Mr Nirani is biased and have nothing done for taking cognizence of requirment of BCCI , where is funds for Mache foundry park,
    The last joke, our Belguam MP and MLA did not go to convocation since dindt find their name in card, shame , you would have gone ahead and bashed all this dignataries to publicize the real facts

  2. Missed out one more fact , DVS is very ill infomed CM , Belgaum Goa the whole strach is NK 4A , He saying , Belgaum Khanapur will national highway… bloody hell already so many times funds got sanctions only tenders were cancelled , the devlopemnt remains on papers

    All talk no action


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