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NIT Rourkela hosts 19th convocation, digital degrees given to 1555 graduates

The 19th convocation of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela was held on August 13, 2022.

For the first time in the institute’s history, graduating students were awarded ‘Blockchain-based Digital Degrees’ making NIT Rourkela the first NIT and the second among ‘Institutes of National Importance’ to adopt this ambitious futuristic project.(Handout)
Published on Aug 13, 2022 10:40 PM IST

IIT Guwahati's 24th convocation held, 1,620 degrees awarded

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati conducted its 24th convocation on June 17, 2022.

1,620 degrees awarded during the 24th Convocation of IIT Guwahati(File Photo / PTI)
Updated on Jun 18, 2022 10:18 AM IST

Millionaire can become bin Laden, newspaper vendor can be Kalam: Rajnath Singh

Speaking at the convocation of Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth in Pune, defence minister Rajnath Singh said that people working in both Infosys and Al-Qaeda are “highly educated” but values and principles set them apart.

Defence minister Rajnath Singh addresses the convocation ceremony at Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth in Pune on Friday, May 20, 2022. (Twitter/Rajnath Singh)
Updated on May 20, 2022 08:03 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Work of IGNOU professors needs to be celebrated: Education minister

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said the professors of the IGNOU are like Lord Hanuman, who was unaware of the powers he possessed, and asserted that their work needs to be celebrated.

He made these remarks while addressing the 35th convocation of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in New Delhi.(HT file)
Published on Apr 26, 2022 04:57 PM IST

At IIM-C convocation, Chief Economic Advisor gives pep talk to students

Trust is very important while pursuing a career, Chief Economic Advisor to the Union government Dr. Krishnamurthy Subramanian said at the convocation ceremony of Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, on Saturday.

Underscoring the need to build trust, Chief Economic Advisor Subramanian, an alumnus of IIM-C, told the future team leaders at the virtual event, if one makes the first move in an organisation to behave in a trustworthy manner, it will be reciprocated by others.(PTI file)
Published on May 16, 2021 10:01 AM IST
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