President Pranab Mukherjee to be Chief Guest at LPU’s 8th Convocation
May 1 2017: LPU is all set to conduct the 8th annual convocation. Honourable President of India PadamPadma VibhushanShriPranab Mukherjee will grace the occasion as the Chief Guest.Governor of Punjab Shri VP Singh Badnore will preside over the convocation. The President will award 38 gold medals to meritorious students for their outstanding performance. The Convocation will manifest the commencement of a new chapter of life for 15, 988 regular and distance education students of the year 2016 batch.
LPUhastransformed the way education in delivered with its unmatched pedagogy, stateof the art infrastructure, cultural diversity and industry associations. In ashort span of time, LPU has gained high level of trust and respect in themasses and intelligentsia alike. That is why many luminaries have been a partof the convocation ceremonies at the campus. Prior to this six Presidents andPrime Ministers of different nations including Mauritius, Kingdom of Lesotho,Commonwealth of Dominica (North America), Afghanistan and Nobel Peace Prizerecipient His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, have addressed thestudents of LPU during the convocations.
Talkingabout the event,Mr. Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, LPU said: “On the convocationday, a rare view of international integrity would be seen when studentsfromfifty plus countries will receive their degrees/certificates along withtheir Indian classmates from all states of India. The preparation for theglittering ceremony is in full swing. Assessing great presence of VVIPs, the State administration is involvedin security arrangements at and around the campus. Both Punjab State and LPUadministrations are working day and night to make the event a grand success. Iexpress my gratitude to everyone involved. I express my gratitude to one andall.”
“Thestudents of LPU are imbibed with a strong academic and work ethic to becomeexemplary citizens of India and the globe. As the students embark on their newjourney, the blessings and guidance fromthe honourable chief guestShri Pranab Mukherjee will surely motivate them totread the path to successwill be like a beacon to these students keeping themon course throughout their lives.” He added.
Theconvocation will be held on 2nd May 2017 at the University campus.