Convocation 2017

Convocation 2017

4th Convocation Ceremony of Manipal University Jaipur

  • September 07, 2017

Hon'ble HRD Minister, Shri Prakash Javadekar and Higher Education Minister Smt Kiran Maheshwari graced the ceremony.

Hon'ble HRD Minister, Shri Prakash Javadekar and Higher Education Minister Smt Kiran Maheshwari graced the ceremony.

4th Convocation Ceremony of Manipal University Jaipur Hon'ble HRD Minister, Shri Prakash Javadekar and Higher Education Minister Smt Kiran Maheshwari graced the ceremony. When: — Where: Category:

Fourth Annual Convocation held at MUJ

PRAKASH JAVADEKAR PLEDGES FOR A VIBRANT, EDUCATED AND RESEARCH ORIENTED INDIA AT MANIPAL UNIVERSITY JAIPUR’S

FOURTH CONVOCATION

 

Manipal University Jaipur hosted Honorable HRD Minister ‘Shri Prakash Javadekar’ as Chief Guest on its fourth convocation held at MUJ campus on September 07, 2017. The Guest of Honour was Mrs. Kiran Maheshwari, Minister of Higher Education; Government of Rajasthan and Mr. Vasudev Devnani, Minister of School Education; Government of Rajasthan was the distinguished guest. The Convocation ceremony was initiated by Chairperson MUJ, Professor K Ram Narayan. He further delineates the relevance of Gandhian approach for the holistic development of individual as well as nation.

 

Delivering welcome address; President MUJ, Prof Sandeep Sancheti highlighted the achievements accomplished by MUJ in a shorter span of time. He acquainted the dignitaries regarding the mission, vision and goals of MUJ. Prof. Sandeep Sancheti stated that it is his dream to see MUJ as one of the most preferred university of the country in terms of academics and technology based applications. He emphasized that though in its nascent stage, MUJ is progressing forward attracting students from all corner of India. Making MUJ as one of the stalwarts in the field of R& D, Prof Sandeep Sancheti informed that research expenditure constitutes 6% of the total allotted budget. He further informed that MUJ is also contributing in ‘Societal Development Projects’ at macro level. MUJ in collaboration with other institutions is trying to develop Jaipur Hand which will be of great help for amputees.

 

Addressing the student fraternity, Honourable HRD Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar praised the infrastructure of MUJ and consider it ‘mesmerizing’ and ‘enchanting’. Congratulating parents and teachers’ on this occasion, he emphasized that the basic aim of an eminent educational institution is to provide quality education. He further stated that the pivotal aim of education is to create a ‘good human being and responsible citizen’. He emphasized that it is ‘social obligation’ of every student to pay back accordingly and contribute their best for the development of society and nation. In order to enhance the status of higher education, the Government of India is looking forward to establish 20 universities having World Class facilities and infrastructure. Also a scheme is in the pipeline to provide loans to educational institutions. He informed that he is confident that the introduction of PM Scholarship will stop brain drain to an extent. The current Government is dedicated to make a ‘New India’ which is devoid of corruption, casteism, poverty, terrorism and dirt.

 

Out of 1013 students graduating this year, 671 belongs to the field of Engineering,337 belongs to the field of non-engineering and five were PhD students.21 students were awarded ‘gold medal’ for scoring highest marks in their respective departments. The gold medal for ‘Overall Performance’, ‘Extra-curricular Activities’ and ‘Research’ were given to the deserving students. In the end , Registrar MUJ proposes formal ‘vote of thanks’