Chennai

1,081 receive degrees at SRIHER convocation

Dhirendra Pal Singh, chairman, UGC, at the SRIHER convocation on Monday.

Dhirendra Pal Singh, chairman, UGC, at the SRIHER convocation on Monday.  

UGC chairman lauds institute for becoming a nodal centre for medical education technologies.

It is a matter of pride that the Medical Council of India has acknowledged Sri Ramachandra Medical College as a nodal centre for medical education technologies, said Dhirendra Pal Singh, chairman, University Grants Commission.

In his convocation address at the Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (SRIHER) on Monday, Mr. Singh said the college was the nodal centre for 58 medical schools, whose faculty members were trained by the centre. The effort would help produce well-trained medical professionals, he added.

Medals of excellence

SRIHER vice-chancellor P.V. Vijayaraghavan said as many as 90 graduands received medals for their excellence in academic performance, at the 30th convocation.

This year, 20% more students graduated as compared to 2018, he said, adding that 1,081 graduands were awarded degrees, including 17 Ph.Ds, 26 super-specialty degees, 395 postgraduate and 643 undergraduate degrees.

A letter from the Editor


Dear reader,

We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.

Support Quality Journalism
Recommended for you
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Jun 7, 2020 8:40:44 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/1081-receive-degrees-at-sriher-convocation/article29684723.ece

Next Story