IIT Guwahati 22nd Convocation Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Virtually Addresses The Students
IIT Guwahati convocation: The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is hosting its 22nd convocation virtually today from 11 am. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the students as a chief guest of the ceremony.
The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati) is hosting its convocation online today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the 22nd convocation of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati through video-conferencing. A total of 1,803 students including 687 B Tech and 637 MTech students will receive their degrees today. The convocation ceremony is being streamed live on YouTube and Facebook.
Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Minister of State for Education Sanjay Dhotre among other dignitaries will participate in the event. Dr. Rajiv I Modi, Chairman, Board of Governors, IIT Guwahati and Professor TG Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati, will address the gathering during the virtual convocation.
IIT Guwahati convocation: The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is hosting its 22nd convocation virtually today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the students at 12 noon.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: NEP talks about opening up the education sector
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: NEP talks about opening up the education sector of the country. The aim is to open the campuses of foreign universities in the country and get global exposure to our students right here. Research collaboration and exchange programs between Indian and global institutions will be promoted.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: 300 of our young fellows are being awarded PhD
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: I am happy that today around 300 of our young fellows are being awarded PhD in this convocation, and this is a very positive trend. I believe that all of you will not stop here, rather research will become a habit for you, will remain a part of your thought process.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: National Research Foundation has been proposed
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: A National Research Foundation has also been proposed in the NEP to enrich the research culture in the country. NRF will coordinate with all funding agencies regarding research funding and provide funds for all disciplines, be it science or humanities.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks about NEP
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: National education policy has been made multi-disciplinary, subjects have been given flexibility, opportunities for multiple entry-exit have been given. National education policy will link education with technology which means students will also read about technology.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: I congratulate you for making our country self-reliant
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: I know that during this pandemic how difficult has it been to conduct academic sessions and continue research work. But still, you achieved this success. For your efforts, I congratulate you for your contribution towards making the country self-reliant.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Be future-ready
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: The future of a nation is what its youth think today. Your dreams are going to shape the reality of India. This the time to be 'future-ready'.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his address
Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his address to students. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the IIT Guwahati students through video-conferencing. "I firmly believe that the dreams of the students are going to shape our country," he said.
Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonawal congratulates the students
The chief minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonawal: Assam has been affected majorly due to COVID-19 pandemic. IIT-Guwahati has played a crucial role in assisting the state government during this fight and I thank IIT-Guwahati for their contribution. I wish all the students a very best for their future endeavours.
Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank': Update yourself regularly
Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank': Move forward with a positive attitude along with a positive attitude. Update yourself regularly and steer towards success. Students of our premier institutions are now managing the MNCs as CEO around the world. IIT G has fought against COVID-19 making the campus a corona centre.
Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank': IIT G stood tall even during the COVID-19 pandemic
Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank': IIT Guwahati is one of the premium institutions of our nation. For students, this is not the end. This is the new beginning. IIT G stood tall and worked even during the COVID-19 pandemic to felicitate the students.
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' begins his address
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' begins his address. "It's a matter of great pride for me to be a part of this ceremony."
Minister Sanjay Dhotre congratulates students
The minister of state, Sanjay Dhotre, “It's a great pride to see IIT Guwahati, from the northeast part of the country, stand tall through its excellence in imparting education. IIT Guwahati stands as a model institute and it brings out best in every student. I am confident that top minds of IIT Guwahati will work towards the betterment of this institution. I congratulate and wish all the students a very best."
Minister of State, Sanjay Dhotre talks about NEP
Minister of State, Sanjay Dhotre: National Education Policy (NEP 2020), under the umbrella of PM Modi, is the most comprehensive and transformational policies introduced in the filed of education.
IIT Guwahati Convocation: We are ranked in top 7 universities in the country
Professor T. G. Sitharam: “IIT Guwahati is ranked in the top 7 universities in the country. It stands at 470th spot in the QS Ranking. We are at 7th position in engineering in NIRF ranking 2020."
Director, Prof. T. G. Sitharam, Presents The Report
Director, Prof. T. G. Sitharam, presents the report at IIT Guwahati 22nd convocation. "I would like to acknowledge the hard work and efforts of teachers and students."
Chairman, Board of Governors: I congratulate all the students participating today
Chairman, Board of Governors, Dr Rajiv I Modi: "I congratulate all the students participating today. I wish you all the best for entering into the full of opportunities. Please shine out in your career and make your institution and family proud. I pray for you and your successful life. We have just began this adventure and wonderful things are meant to happen. At IIT Guwahati, we will always keep moving forward."
IIT Guwahati: Convocation Begins
The 22nd convocation of Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati) begins.
IIT Guwahati Convocation To Be Streamed On YouTube and Facebook
The virtual convocation will be streamed live on the IIT Guwahati’s website, YouTube and Facebook page on September 22 from 11 am.
IIT Guwahati Convocation To Begin Shortly
The IIT Guwahati convocation, in its 22nd edition, has gone online due to the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions associated with it.
IIT Guwahati: A Photo-Booth For Students
IIT Guwahati has created a photo-booth for students to take pictures at some selected locations on the campus. The faculty and students have developed a telepresence module for a virtual visit to IIT Guwahati.
IIT Guwahati: Revised Schedule of the 22nd Convocation
Revised Schedule of the 22nd Convocation of IIT Guwahati to be held today from 11.00 AM.