Nanjing Agriculture University (China) The 120th Anniversary Innovation and Development Conference of Nanjing Agricultural University was grandly held
At 10 a.m. on November 20, the 120th Anniversary Innovation and Development Conference of Nanjing Agricultural University was held in the school sports center.
Zhang Baowen, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Twelfth National People’s Congress, Tian Xuejun, Member of the Party Leadership Group and Vice Minister of the Ministry of Education, and Zhang Taolin, Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and President of the China Agricultural Society, delivered video speeches respectively. Ma Xin, Vice Governor of Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, Fei Xu, 93-year-old former Secretary of the Party Committee of Nanjing Agricultural University, alumnus Qu Futian, Deputy Director of the Standing Committee of Jiangsu Provincial People’s Congress, alumni Hu Jinbo, member of the Party Group of Jiangsu Provincial CPPCC and former Secretary of the Party Committee of Nanjing University, Southeast Alumni Zuo Wei, Secretary of the Party Committee of the University, Vice Chairman of the Democratic League Central Committee, Vice President of the European and American Scholars Association, Former Vice Minister of the Ministry of Natural Resources, Former Vice Governor of Jiangsu Province Cao Weixing, Former President of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Zhai Huqu Alumnus, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Gai Junyi, former president of Nanjing Agricultural University, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, researcher of Institute of Bioengineering, Academy of Military Medical Sciences Alumnus Xia Xianzhu, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, professor of Ocean University of China Mai Kangsen, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, former president of Zhejiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Ningbo University Researcher Chen Jianping, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Researcher of Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences Alumnus Zhao Zhendong, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Professor of Dalian University of Technology Zhu Beiwei, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, President of Hunan Agricultural University Alumnus Zou Xue, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Researcher of Nanjing Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences Alumnus Zhang Jiabao, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, President of Army Engineering University Wang Jinlong, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Director of China Rice Research Institute Alumni Hu Peisong, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, President of Jiangnan University Chen Wei, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Director of the Academic Committee of Nanjing Agricultural University Shen Qirong, Chinese Academy of Engineering Bai Lianyang, Academician and Secretary of the Party Committee of Hunan Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Alumnus Qu Sixi, Representative of the United Nations Food Program in China, Zhu Ji, Deputy Secretary-General of Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, Liu Jian, Deputy Secretary-General of Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, Department of Education of Jiangsu Province Ge Daokai, Secretary of the Party Group and Secretary of the Provincial Education Working Committee; Alumnus Wang Qin, Secretary of the Party Group and Director of the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Science and Technology; Alumnus Yang Shiyun, Secretary of the Party Group and Director of the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs; Alumni Jiang Feng, vice chairman of the Chinese Federation of Overseas Chinese, alumni Zhou Jiannong, deputy director of the Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Overseas Chinese Committee of the Jiangsu Provincial Political Consultative Conference, and Jiang Yuejian, member of the Standing Committee and Secretary General of the Nanjing Municipal Party Committee, attended the meeting. Chen Ligen, secretary of the school’s party committee, presided over the meeting, and Chen Fadi, the principal, delivered a speech at the meeting.
Leaders of relevant departments directly under Jiangsu Province, leaders of sister universities and scientific research institutes, leaders of some provincial cities and districts and counties, leaders of Qiandongnan Prefecture and Majiang County in Guizhou Province who have paired cooperation and designated assistance, leaders of cooperation units in various industries, and news media Unit leaders, members of the school’s current leadership team and some old leaders, deputies to the National People’s Congress at all levels, members of the CPPCC, major leaders of various democratic parties, representatives of teachers, students and alumni attended the meeting. Global alumni, teachers and students, and friends from all walks of life watched the live broadcast of the conference through the online platform, and participated in the grand celebration of Nannong’s 120th birthday.
Zhang Baowen pointed out in his video speech that since its establishment, Nanjing Agricultural University has made important contributions to my country’s agricultural and rural modernization and the reform and development of higher agricultural education. In the ten years of the new era, the school has strived to promote the construction of a world-class university with agricultural characteristics, demonstrating its historical responsibility and era of devotion to the cause of agriculture, rural areas and farmers and the great cause of strengthening the country. He hopes that the school will take root in the land of China, build a first-class university, insist on building morality, cultivate first-class talents, continue to carry out original and leading scientific and technological research, produce more scientific research results, and promote high-level agricultural science and technology to be self-reliant and self-improving. Show great achievements and make great contributions during the journey.
Tian Xuejun made a video speech on behalf of the Ministry of Education. He said that Nanjing Agricultural University insisted on promoting reform and development in an all-round way, and actively served the urgent needs of the country. He hopes that the school will firmly grasp the direction of running a socialist school, thoroughly study and implement the spirit of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, deeply understand the decisive significance of the “two establishments”, more consciously achieve the “two maintenances”, and fully implement the fundamental task of Lideshuren , always keep in mind the original mission of “educating people for the party and cultivating talents for the country”, actively serve the country’s major strategic needs, take serving the country as the highest pursuit, and make new achievements in promoting the realization of high-level agricultural technology self-reliance and self-improvement.
Zhang Taolin made a video speech on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs. He pointed out that the development of Nanjing Agricultural University has always been closely connected with my country’s agricultural education and agricultural science and technology, and has made outstanding contributions to my country’s agricultural and rural development in different periods. He said that the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs will, as always, care about and support the development of Nannong. He hopes that the school will always have the greatness of the country in mind, adhere to the four orientations, firmly guard the lifeline of agriculture, the lifeline of the country, insist on building schools based on agriculture, take root in the rural land to run schools, insist on educating people for agriculture, and cultivate knowledge, love and prosperity of agriculture New-type talents will write the chapter of Nannong in the process of building a strong agricultural country, a strong country with science and technology, a strong country with education, and a strong country with talents, and will build a world-class university with agricultural characteristics as soon as possible.
Chen Fadi made a speech at the conference titled “Practice and strive to be first-class”. He said that over the past 120 years, Nanjing Agricultural University has passed on farming and studying to the family, rejuvenated agriculture and served the country. It has been working hard in the tide of the times, inheriting the cultural roots of agricultural education, holding high the scientific torch of modern agriculture, and personally experiencing, promoting and leading our country. Educational reform, agricultural development, and social change have accumulated the spiritual power and cultural heritage of honesty, simplicity, and diligence, and have written a magnificent epic of the university and the earth. Today, Nannong implements the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s reply to the secretaries, principals and expert representatives of agricultural colleges and universities across the country, leaps forward in development, bravely takes on the responsibility of the times, and has achieved fruitful results in various aspects such as talent training, high-quality development, and strengthening agriculture to serve the country. Showing a first-class spirit of forging ahead. Chen Fadi emphasized that in the future, Nannong will highlight the greatness of the university in the great cause of national rejuvenation and the progress of human civilization, and integrate the construction of “a world-class university with agricultural characteristics” into the great cause of strengthening the country and the great cause of rejuvenation; in leading the new development of higher agricultural education, Deeply cultivating the foundation of educating people, cultivating pioneers of a strong country and pillars of revival, contributing Nannong’s strength to the construction of an important talent center and innovation highland in the world; in the main position of serving the national strategy, chasing the light of innovation, adhering to the four aspects, and striving to overcome the key core Technology, to solve the problem of “stuck neck” in agriculture, and to make a strong voice of Nannong in the process of promoting the construction of a strong agricultural country; in the watch of the university spirit, to cultivate the beauty of culture, strengthen cultural self-confidence, and explore the prosperity of modern university culture with the technique of modern university governance The way to polish the spirit of “sincerity, simplicity, diligence and benevolence” of Nannong in the new era.
Sun Qixin, President of China Agricultural University, delivered a video speech on behalf of domestic universities. He said that China Agricultural University and Nanjing Agricultural University have carried out extensive and fruitful cooperation in the long-term school-running practice, forming a deep and lasting friendship. Based on the new era and facing a new journey, he hopes that the two schools will work together to actively serve the country’s major strategic needs, closely meet the needs of regional economic and social development, continue to promote the reform of higher agricultural education, continue to produce major achievements in strengthening agriculture and promoting agriculture, and contribute to the modernization of national agriculture. Make a greater contribution to construction.
Zuo Wei delivered a speech on behalf of domestic universities. He said that Southeast University and Nanjing Agricultural University have similar cultures and are connected by blood. The two universities have frequent talent exchanges and extensive scientific research cooperation. He hoped that the two schools will go hand in hand, grasp the pulse of the new era, inspire the dream of striving for excellence, deepen cooperation, seek common development, and jointly make new and greater contributions to the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation in an all-round way through Chinese-style modernization.
Gary May, President of the University of California, Davis, sent a video speech on behalf of overseas universities. He said that the UC Davis campus and Nanjing Agricultural University have maintained a long-term partnership to introduce the educational concept of “global health” into the fields of agriculture, food and animal health. He looked forward to the future cooperation between the two universities to benefit mankind and make greater contributions to human health on a global scale.
As an alumni representative, Zhang Jiabao fondly recalled the time of studying and living in his alma mater, and he was always proud of his alma mater’s construction and development achievements. He sent a message to Nannong students to further inherit and carry forward the Nannong spirit centered on “sincerity, simplicity, diligence and benevolence”, compete in the great journey of national rejuvenation, and highlight the glory of the era belonging to Nannong people. On behalf of Nannong alumni, he wished that his alma mater would continue to write new chapters in the pursuit of excellence and realize the grand goal of a world-class university with agricultural characteristics as soon as possible.
Zhu Jing, a representative of the National People’s Congress and a professor of the School of Economics and Management, spoke as a teacher representative. She said that as a Nannong teacher, she will always adhere to the original intention of loving agriculture, knowing agriculture, learning agriculture, and serving agriculture, devoting herself to educating people, cultivating people with morality, serving agriculture, rural areas, and dedicating to the country, so as to build a world-class university with agricultural characteristics for the school. Work hard. On behalf of all Nannong teachers, she wished the school will continue to glow with more vigorous vigor and vitality in the new era and new journey.
For 120 years, what has accompanied the Nannong people through the wind and rain through Shuangjia? Over the past 120 years, what has inspired Nannong people to pass the torch through wind and rain? 76 student representatives made speeches on stage. “It is the sincerity of strong farmers to serve the country, the quality of hard work, the fighting spirit to be the first, and the heart of the people first!” “Departure! To the peak, to the frontier, to the palace of science” , to the Quartet of the motherland”, the youthful and passionate vow resounded through the audience. In the name of youth, Nannong students continue their belief in promoting agriculture and serving the country, and play the movement of Chinese-style modernization with the power of youth.
In his speech, Ma Xin pointed out that over the past 120 years since the establishment of Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing Agricultural University has taken root in the land of China and the fertile soil of Jiangsu, serving the country and benefiting the society. He emphasized that Jiangsu is a province with a large education and agriculture, and Nanjing Agricultural University has great potential and great achievements to show a high-level picture of Jiangsu with Chinese-style modernization. He hopes that the school will thoroughly study and implement the spirit of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, fully implement the party’s education policy, unswervingly follow the path of high-quality connotative development, and show greater achievements in adhering to the cultivation of morality and strengthening connotation construction; vigorously cultivate knowledge farmers A new type of talent who loves agriculture, helps agricultural science and technology to be self-reliant and self-reliant at a high level, and shows greater achievements in strengthening agriculture, revitalizing agriculture and enriching farmers, and helping rural revitalization; fully integrates into Jiangsu, serves Jiangsu, and provides strong talent support and intellectual support for accelerating the construction of a land of fish and rice in the new era , and show greater achievements in “taking up new missions and writing new chapters”.
When presiding over the meeting, Chen Ligen pointed out that Nanjing Agricultural University has gone through a glorious 120-year struggle. The only way to promote the self-reliance and self-improvement of agricultural science and technology; to cultivate people through both farming and reading is the only way for Nanjing Agricultural University to fulfill the mission of “educating people for the party and talents for the country”. Based on a new starting point and embarking on a new journey, Nanjing Agricultural University will hold high the great banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics, unite closely around the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core, thoroughly study and implement the spirit of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, and comprehensively implement the Party’s educational policy , adhere to the foundation of building morality and cultivating people, take strengthening agriculture and promoting agriculture as our own responsibility, continue the blood, build dreams together, and accelerate the construction of a world-class university with agricultural characteristics. The outstanding achievements will help the country’s agricultural and rural modernization, the overall revitalization of the countryside, and the realization of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
Before the start of the conference, the Weigang and Pukou campuses held the school flag passing ceremony simultaneously.