Wednesday, October 24, 2007

17th convocation at NEHU Shillong

We had the convocation today. Prof SD Tendulkar (Chairman, National Statistical Commission and a renowned economist) was the Chief Guest. Prof Andre Bettalie, Chancellor of NEHU, presided the ceremony. Mr MM Jacab, former Governor of Meghalaya, was given honoris causa doctorate degree. The Chief Minister, DD Lapang was also present during the ceremony. Prof Bettalie spoke about university system and the need of inclusive approach. He expressed that it is important for the univeristies to come out of just certification mode.
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