President Graces the 6th Convocation of Central University of HP


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The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind presented Gold Medals to ten meritorious students during the 6th Annual Convocation of Central University of Himachal Pradesh in a simple but impressive function held in the Auditorium of the University at Dharmashala today. The President also addressed the Convocation function on the occasion. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur in his address, while congratulating the students receiving gold medals and degrees on this auspicious occasion, said that student life was an important phase of our life which helps in overall development of our personality and hone our creative potential.

He said that despite being a small State, Himachal Pradesh has shown a way to several big states in the field of education and the credit of this goes to the teachers of this hilly state. Jai Ram Thakur said that the Central University would soon have its own campus to facilitate the faculty and students of the University. He said that   providing self-employed and innovative education has been the motto of Himachal Pradesh Central University, as a result of this, more than 400 students were getting medals and degrees. He said that this also shows that University has made splendid progress over these years.  He said that knowledge should be in practice, from this comes a sense of responsibility, which paves the path of knowledge and unity in the society and gives a sense of nationality for a strong nation and a superior nation.

Chief Minister said that the credit of unprecedented development that the State has achieved was possible due to the benevolence of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said that the able leadership provided by the Prime Minister has ensured that the country forges ahead on the path of progress and prosperity by leaps and bounds. He said that apart from being the Prime Minister of the country, Narendra Modi has today emerged as the world leader, which was a matter of pride for every Indian. Jai Ram Thakur said that the one should never leave the tendency and desire to learn, since it should be a never ending and continuous process. He said that the nation was successfully guided by the Prime Minister during the testing times of pandemic. He said that the biggest vaccination campaign of the world was successfully launched in the country. Himachal Pradesh has also pioneered in the country in achieving the target of cent percent vaccination of the eligible population, he added.

Chief Minister presented PhD. degrees to meritorious students on the occasion. Vice Chancellor of Himachal Pradesh Central University Prof. S.P Bansal welcomed the President and other dignitaries and presented the progress report of the University. He said that University was striving hard to provide career oriented education to the students with special focus on research.  Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Sarveen Chaudhary, Member of Parliament Kishan Kapoor, Chancellor of Himachal Pradesh Central University Prof. H.S. Bedi, Chief Secretary Ram Subhag Singh, Director General of Police Sanjay Kundu,  members of the Executive Council and Academic Council, Registrar of the  University, Dean Studies, Controller of Examinations, All Heads of Departments, Professors and students were present on the occasion among others.


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