Nashik: The Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU), is the Gangotri that provides education to those belonging to the deprived and poor communities.
The university is a boon for the workers, farmers and labourers, it is the invaluable asset of the state which is the origin of modern thought, said famous Marathi film actor and founder of NAAM organization, Makrand Anaspure.
The renowned film actor and social activist Makrand Anaspure paid an informal visit to YCMOU here on Tuesday. In the informal visit to Makrand Anaspuray, took information about the work carried out by the university for the farmers and the people residing in the rural area. YCMOU’s Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr E Vayunandan welcomed him.
During the meet Prof E Vayunandan gave the information about the work of the university and at the same time took information about NAAM organization’s work. Speaking on the occasion Makrand Anaspure said that if the farmers of Maharashtra, who have been connected with NAAM trust the university.
The organization is working with an aim to empower the poor; we need to impart education in agriculture and skill development sector. After visiting the University’s Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Anaspure took information about various courses and training programmes carried out by the university for the needy farmers.
Anaspure said that we need to enrol more and more people from the rural areas of the state in the courses and programmes of run by the university. Besides, speaking on the occasion, University Registrar Dr Dinesh Bhonde gave detailed information about the Skill Development courses and other courses related to farming run by the university.
Bhonde also said that the YCMOU has always emphasized on the importance of skill development. Meanwhile, training coordinator of Agriculture Science Center, Dr Ravasaheb Patil, play director Sachin Shinde and others were present on the occasion.