First Convocation of Shri Guru Ram Rai University held
Dehradun, April 11
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami today called upon the students to adopt qualities that lead to making a better society and powerful nation. He said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is given a path to the country for self reliance in which the role and contribution of students is of utmost significance.
He was speaking as Chief Guest of the first Convocation ceremony of Shri Guru Ram Rai University held here today. Congratulating the students on receiving their degrees ,he said that the students of any institution are its best Brand Ambassadors. He said that the students must accept every challenge and turn it into an opportunity. Today India has emerged as the second biggest start up hub of the world and expressed hope that the students of SGRR University will bring laurels to Uttarakhand in the whole of India.
Uttarakhand Higher Education Minister Dr.Dhan Singh Rawat who was the Guest of Honour on the occasion addressing the students said that research and development can bring constructive changes in the society and emphasized that the syllabi of the universities must be based on current market demands.
Former Chairman, University Grants Commission and currently Education Adviser to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Minister, Prof. D.P. Singh, while addressing the students said that they are entering a new phase of life in which the challenges will also be new. “If they keep delivering their best with true loyalty, honesty and skills, the success will definitely belong to them,” he said.
Vice Chancellor of Shri Guru Ram Rai University, Prof. Dr. U.S. Rawat while delivering welcome speech wished for the golden future of the students as well as presented the facts and figures of the academic excellence of the university. The Vice Chancellor said that the University was established in the year 2017 under Shri Guru Ram Rai education Mission. He said that under the charismatic leadership of University’s Chancellor Shri Mahant Devendra Dass Ji, the mission is touching new horizons in the fields of higher education, medical education and education while serving the mankind. He informed that the university is working in cooperation with many national and international higher education institutions by signing MOUs with them. As a result, 38 MOUs and multiple research linkages it is achieving on national and international levels. He informed that the university has published more than 25 patents till today. Out of which, 8 have been honoured. The university has published more than 1,400 research papers in the last 6 years. He said that the Innovation and Incubation Centre of the university is constantly working to covert young entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship into market based products. He urged the students to use their academic potential in the best manner and uplift the society.
A total of 5,386 students were awarded degrees at the First Convocation Ceremony of Shri Guru Ram University. Out of these, 218 meritorious students were awarded with Gold Medals. Out the students, awarded with Gold Medals, 62 students were of Graduation while 156 students were of Post Graduation. Along with these, 34 researchers were awarded with Ph. D. degrees. In the Convocation Ceremony, four students of SGRR University were also awarded with Chancellor Trophies.