Prof. Avadhesh Kumar Singh
Vice Chancellor, AURO University, Surat
AURO University is a space for meaningful knowledge transactions - acquisition, preservation, creation, dissemination and application of knowledge. It is a University with difference because apart from facilitating knowledge transactions through its qualitative academic programmes, it focuses on integral and transformational learning, inspired by the philosophy of Sri Aurobindo’s vision of integral education. The University aims at holistic development of its learners’ Physical, Mental, Vital and Spiritual aspects, and thereby transforms them into future leaders.
‘AURO’ means ‘dawn’. AURO University is a new ‘dawn’ of integral education. In the course of time, with sincere efforts of its students and faculty, it is expected to become mainstream education system because human history informs us that mere knowledge is not ultimate destination of humankind. It goes beyond knowledge to wisdom and integral vision of life. With this perspective in view, AURO University is committed to excellence in its teaching, outreach activities beyond its walls, collaborations at national and international levels, creation of knowledge through interdisciplinary, innovation and research with many new and valued added programmes in its five existing Schools and in two new schools — School of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences and School of Journalism and Mass Communications that would be operational from the academic year 2018 - 19.
In consonance with his vision, AURO University is striving sincerely to bring about meaningful change in the domain of education.
On behalf of the AURO family, it is my privilege to greet all of you to your University, and invite you to embark on the journey of realizing your infinite potential.
Warm welcome to AURO!