GUWAHATI: Addressing the graduates in the first convocation of Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU) at GMCH Auditorium here on Saturday, Jagdish Mukhi said that as graduates they have the responsibility to build the nation by making technology user-friendly and use them to raise the standard of life. He also said that convocation of a university is the most important event of an academic programme which celebrates the fruition of months and years of commitment, hard work, and perseverance of the students.
Prof Jagdish Mukhi also observed that university convocation is an important personal achievement that deserves to be celebrated with joy and pride. He also advised the students to use their technical knowledge on innovation and research and work for society. He also asked them to take the benefits of the schemes of the Government of India for higher education like Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship scheme and showcase their talents and get global recognition, stated a press release.
It may be noted that the convocation conferred degrees to 1569 students of Post Graduate and Under Graduate level from 2015 to 2018. Vice Chancellor of ASTU Prof Dhiraj Bora and a host of dignitaries were present on the occasion.
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