Blessing the pass out students of SHRIDHAR University, Ela Gandhi, the chief guest offered her heartfelt advice to them on this important milestone of their life. â€śYou should take responsibility for your parents and for the society, into which you are stepping, and at the same time towards the University from which you are stepping out,â€ť said Ela Gandhi.
Earlier, this first convocation of Shridhar University, Pilani held on 9 September 2013 started with an impressive procession dressed in convocation robes, of the Chancellor, Vice Chancellor and other faculty of the University arriving at the venue of the convocation. A Saraswati Vandana followed by lighting of the auspicious lamp set the tone for this solemn occasion that marks a milestone in the life of these young students graduating from the University.
Honâ€™ble Chancellor, Mr. Vijay Pal Yadav declared the convocation open.
Honâ€™ble Vice Chancellor,VC, Dr.S.P.Mishra gave a report about the University. â€śThe University aims to set a new trend in education to help a person grow with values,â€ť said the Hon. VC . He highlighted that today the University has 11 schools of discipline. The university is growing in international stature and the latest development in this connection is the prospective tie up with New Jersey City University, USA for student exchange, collaboration in research etc.
The convocation was rendered scintillating when Hon.D.Litt was conferred on Ms.Ela Gandhi for promoting peace at the international level.
Others awarded the Hon.D.Litt. were Dr. Ravindra Kumar and Dr.Jaideep Gupta.
Meritorious students who stood first in their streams were awarded gold medals.
Then began the significant process of awarding Ph.D., M.Tech., B.Tech. , MBA degrees and diplomas to students from different fields of study viz. Mechanical, Civil, Electrical and Electronics etc.
The Hon.Chancellor delivering his convocation address congratulated all the students who had been awarded their degrees and diplomas today . He wished them well for an exciting future and cautioned them to inculcate a spirit of creativity and be true leaders in the society.
Blessings were also given by Dr. Ravindra Kumar and Dr.C.P. Yadav, former VC, Agricultural University, Jaipur.
Shreedhar Sandesh , a new publication was released by Ms. Ela Gandhi.
A notable thing was the award of SHRIDHAR SAMMAN to illustrious people from different walks of life.
This glittering convocation ceremony ended with a Vote of Thanks by the Hon.Registrar of the University.