New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 18th Convocation of Tezpur University in Assam on January 22, 2021 via video conferencing.
The event will witness the conferring of degrees and diplomas upon 1,218 students who passed out in 2020, Prime Minister’s Office stated (PMO).
Among the degree recipients, 48 toppers of various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes will be awarded Gold Medals, PMO added.
The Convocation will be held in blended mode observing the Covid-19 protocols, whereby only the Ph.D. scholars and Gold Medalists will receive their Degrees and Gold Medals in person and the rest of the recipients will be awarded degrees and diplomas virtually.
Governor of Assam, Jagdish Mukhi, Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and the Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal will also be present on the occasion.