As one of the largest celebrations of excellence across genres, more than 1900 students are being awarded degrees at the grand convocation ceremony of Manav Rachna University (MRU), Manav Rachna Dental College (MRDC) and Manav Rachna International Institute of Research & Studies (MRIIRS) from December 6-8, 2019.
The Convocation of 2019 remained a day of great joy and exhilaration for the granduands and their parents who went down the memory lane, reminiscing university days while re-uniting with their friends and Alma mater.
On the first day today, 226 degrees were awarded to under-graduate and post-graduate students of Manav Rachna University and 339 students of Manav Rachna Dental College by the Chief Guest Sh. Manoj Kohli, Executive Chairman, Soft Bank Energy in the presence of Smt. Satya Bhalla, Chief Patron, MREI; Dr. Prashant Bhalla, President, MREI; Dr. Amit Bhalla, VP, MREI; Dr. I K Bhat, Vice Chancellor, MRU; Dr. Arundeep Singh, Principal, MRDC; Dr. Sanjay Srivastava, VC, MRIIRS; and several veterans from the academic, corporate, government and administrative bodies. This is the second convocation of Manav Rachna Dental College and the third convocation of Manav Rachna University. President’s Medal, Vice President’s Medal, Patron’s Medal, Vice Chancellor’s Medal, Student Leadership medals and Outstanding Academic Achiever medals were bestowed upon students on the occasion.
A Honoris causa degree was bestowed upon Dr. Janak Raj Sabharwal, President, Indian Dental Association National by MRDC in recognition of his contribution towards Dental Studies and practices in the country. On this solemn occasion;MRU also bestowed a Honoris Causa degree upon Dr. NarinderDhruvBatra, President, Indian Olympic Association in recognition of his conscious contribution in sports, social and cultural philanthropy.
While congratulating all the graduating students, the Chief Guest Sh. ManojKohli said: “As you step into the professional world, maintain and retain the three precious traits of honesty, hard work and humility. In your next ten years from now on, build a domain expertise because the respect of the future will be for people with deep domain knowledge, people who are experts in a particular field”.
The second and third day of the convocation will see around 1300 degrees being awarded to engineering and non-engineering students of Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies. Dr. V S Chauhan, Executive Chairman, NAAC and Sh. Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs, GoI will preside over the ceremony on December 7 & 8 respectively.