The second convocation of Dr Shakuntala Mishra Rehabilitation University was held after a delay of three months on May 29.
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to attend the convocation but could not attend it due to some reasons, while Supreme Court’s justice Deepak Mishra was the chief guest of this event.The convocation was hosted by the Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, who honoured 67 passed out students with gold medals.
While 67 students were honoured with the gold medal by the Governor, 241 students were given their degrees during the ceremony. Girls of the University bagged 44 out of 67 medals while the boys managed to get only 23 medals.
Dr. Shakuntala Misra National Rehabilitation University, established by Government of Uttar Pradesh in the year 2008, is a highly innovative that proactively brings together under one umbrella-the academia and social responsibility. The potent synergies of this blending open up huge possibilities for translating ideas into action, taking science to soil, and lab to land.
First of its kind in India, the University not only offers accessible and world class higher education to all but also addresses the educational needs of the physically challenged in a seamless and sensitive academic environment.
Source: Rahul Pandey, City Journalist - Lucknow, CollegeDekho