IIT Bombay and DU awarded degrees to students at their convocations respectively. Thus, on 26th February 2022, IIT Bombay awarded degrees to more than 260 students. This was done at the interim session of their 60th convocation ceremony. Hence, it was remarkable as this session was the 1st offline event conducted after the lockdown and outbreak of covid. Also, DU held its 98th convocation on 26th February 2022 with the defense minister Rajnath Singh as its chief guest.
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Highlights on the convocation ceremonies of IIT Bombay and DU:
Both IIT Bombay and DU successfully held their convocations in an offline mode. The IIT Bombay Convocation was presided by Padma Bhusan Dr. Krishna M. Ella who is the chairman and managing director of Bharat Biotech and the inventor of Covaxin. Also, others included Dr. Pawan Goenka, the chairman of the Board of Governors, Professor Subhasis Chaudhuri, director of IIT Bombay, etc. Along with the students, their parents and faculty members also had to attend the function.
Dr. Pawan Goenka stated that IIT is prove that caliber of researchers in India is as good as any other county. Also, he urged the students to translate their caliber into scientific discovery. Hence, this will make the world a good place that is not too far from science and technology.
As for Delhi University, the 98th convocation was held in the presence of chief guest Rajnath Singh. But, considering the current situation of covid-19 and its guidelines, only students, teachers, and faculty were allowed. Thus, it was held in the multipurpose hall at the Delhi University Sports Stadium Complex. Minister Rajnath Singh stated that Delhi University as an educational institution is incredible. Also, celebrating its 100 years mark in 2 months is splendid.