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Set goal, work hard for success: Governor to students

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 Dec 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From our correspondent

Itagar, Nov 30: Aruchal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra on Thursday advised the students to set their goal, work hard and earn knowledge.

Gracing the 15th convocation of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) here, the Governor said that the students must be self motivated and mission oriented to achieve excellence in life.

He also asked them to keep fit, play and participate in extra-curriculum activities.

Mishra congratulated the degree awardees and university toppers and was pleased to note that the girl students were very well up in the merit. He added destiny of the country is being shaped in the classrooms.

Reminding the passing out students that the society has contributed to their academic excellence, the Governor said now it is their turn to pay back to the society for which they would get ample chance in whatever capacity they would be working in the future.

Giving a copy of ‘The Fundamental Duties’ as enshrined in the Indian Constitution to all the degree awardees, the Governor exhorted them to develop scientific temper, humanism and spirit for inquiry and reform.

The Governor, who is also the chief rector of the Central Varsity said that RGU must be a centre for research for progress of the people and centre for inventions for development of tion.

He emphasised creating conducive academic atmosphere in the university campus and suggested that the vice-chancellor and deans must conduct two classes every week to share their wisdom, knowledge and experience with their students.

Earlier, the governor gave away PhD degrees to 39 candidates and M Phil degrees to 20 candidates.

In his convocation address, Dr Ramesh C Deka, former Director of AIIMS and former VC of Guwahati-based Downtown University called upon the university to prepare the students to meet the requirement of inspiratiol leadership.

He pointed that the University, beside academic has a big role to play. It must be centre for developing new researches. He also emphasised preservation and sustaining the cultural heritage.

Prof Deka gave away the gold medals to 23 toppers of PG courses for the year 2016-17.

Speaking on the occasion, RGU Chancellor Air Marshall (Retd) Prab Kumar Barbora advised the students to do their best so that India reaches to its rightful places in the world.

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