Hooda says human resource development most critical component
Improving the quality of education is crucial as human resource development is the most critical component in the task of nation building, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has said.

Addressing the second convocation function of O P Jindal Global University last evening, Hooda said “society and the nation have done their duty by investing in your education and now it was your turn to return it, by becoming responsible citizens and by doing constructive work”.

Yesterday was also the Founder''s Day of the university and the 84th birth anniversary of late O P Jindal, noted industrialist, who was also a former Haryana Minister.

“We in Haryana, are trying to meet the challenge by improving the physical structure and the quality of education.

In past 8 years, a number of educational institutions have been set up in Haryana. Rajiv Gandhi Education City has been set up in Sonipat itself, where world class institutions of higher education will have their campuses.

“We have also set up a Women''s University at Khanpur, a Central University in District Mahendergarh, Animal Sciences University at Hisar and University of Health Sciences at Rohtak. The National Defence University is coming up in Gurgaon....,” he said, adding soon Haryana will become a education hub.

Hooda also commended the efforts being made by O P Jindal Global University in making strides in higher education.

“I am sure the ideas and values being provided by the university to its students would stand them in good stead,” he said.