GD Goenka University
Post Event Press Release
July 11, 2020
GD Goenka University’s 5th Annual Convocation was held on Saturday, 11th July 2020. The virtual convocation live on Facebook for the very first time attracted large number of students and parents from all over the country and abroad.
The Chief guest for the Convocation was the Hon’ble Minister of Human Resource Development Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. Also in attendance were other dignitaries from the academic world, industries and the government apart from Chancellor of the GD Goenka University Mrs. Renu Goenka and President of the GD Goenka University Prof. Suku Bhaskaran.
This year a total of 598 students and scholars graduated, 488 Undergraduate, 104 Post Graduate and 6 PhD degrees were awarded.
The Convocation began with opening remarks by Hon’ble Chancellor of the University Mrs. Renu Goenka followed by the welcome address and annual report by the president Prof. Suku Bhaskaran.
The President in his report touched upon the research and internationalization and highlighted the growth of a dynamic curriculum for the holistic development of students. He emphasized the accomplishment of the dream of the GD Goenka Group to provide a curriculum from foundation to flight.
Presentation of Gopi Ram Goenka Medals was also part of the convocation.
Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ delivered convocation address. In his captivating address the minister emphasized on contribution of learned youth in the self-reliant India movement. He also praised the university for the world-class infrastructure and dynamic curriculum. The students were enthralled by the scholarly and motivating speech of the chief guest.
The graduates were awarded their degrees and diplomas post the convocation address by the HRD minister.
The deans and faculty members of all the eleven schools of the university delivered the message of achievement of their respective schools.
The graduating students shard their experiences and praised the perfect blend curricular and extra-curricular environment of the GD Goenka University.
The ceremony ended after the Chancellor, G D Goenka University announced the closing of the Convocation of 2020 followed by the National Anthem.