PM Deuba has urged Kathmandu University to be accessible to the meritorious students from the underprivileged sections of society.
Addressing the 76th senate meeting of the Kathmandu University today, he said the university should be made purely an academic institution and it should not be dragged into unnecessary controversies.
He said the university should be fully freed of political interferences.
Prime Minister and Chancellor directed the university to reform its structure in tune with the time and expand programmes as per the need of time and society.
Education Minister and University Pro-Chancellor Gopalman Shrestha suggested the University to emphasize on research that would help utilise natural resources available in the country for the welfare of the people. Minister Shreshtha, who is also the Deputy Prime Minister, said University academicians, its activities and research works be targeted towards finding solutions to problems facing the country.