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Anna University VC to support students to get Nobel prize in 20 years

Chennai, August 11(BPNS)

Newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of Anna University, Dr. R. Velraj has said that the university would create basic infrastructure to create world-class research and sow the seeds for the students to win the Nobel prize in the next twenty years time.

In a statement on Wednesday, the VC said that the engineering syllabus would be revised to equip all the students to get jobs. Dr. R. Velraj said,” We will divide the engineering syllabus into two as only 20% of the students understands all the topic. One is for students who understand all the topics and the other is to equip students according to the need of the industry and to train them and become entrepreneurs.”

He also said that Anna University along with the Tamil Nadu government would try to improve the quality of engineering education in the next three years.

The new Vice-Chancellor also said that I MW solar panels would be set up at all the 18 constituent colleges of the University. Dr. Velraj said that the university will have solar-powered vehicles in its campus in the next three months and that focus would be on electric vehicle research.