Adar Poonawalla (Chief Executive Officer of Serum Institute of India) and Hukamchand Sharma (Legal Luminary) were conferred the Doctor of Letters – Honoris Causa (D.Litt.)
Pune, January 18, 2018: Happiness, cheer and tears of joy followed by the applause of all proud parents, teachers and well – wishers present at the Second Convocation Ceremony of the Ajeenkya DY Patil University witnessed one more jubilant occasion for the University.
This auspicious event also witnessed the presence of Chief Guest Hon’ble Smt Pratibha Devisingh Patil – Former President of India – who graced the Convocation Ceremony. Other dignitaries including Dr D Y Patil (Former Governor of Bihar, Tripura and West Bengal), Dr Vijay D Patil(Chancellor, DY Patil University) and Dr Ajeenkya D Y Patil (President, Ajeenkya DY Patil University) enthused the audience with their inspiring presence.
Another remarkable highlight of the evening was the moment when Adar Poonawalla (Chief Executive Officer of Serum Institute of India) andHukamchand Sharma (Legal Luminary) were conferred the Doctor of Letters – Honoris Causa (D.Litt) for their contribution towards the betterment of the society. Truly, it was an evening of pure success and accomplishments.
Addressing the Convocation Address is Hon’ble Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, “It is a matter of great pride to be a part of Ajeenkya DY Patil University’s Second Convocation Ceremony. It maybe a Young University, but to see it fulfill its mission to transform people’s lives through leveraging the potential of educational excellence is a sheer jubilation.”
Dr Ajeenkya DY Patil, President—Ajeenkya DY Patil University, addressed the gathering. He went on to say that, “Our aim has always been to contribute to the creation of Innovation oriented Indian society and apply innovative thinking across our academic processes. Our mission is to graduate students who are prepared to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing and increasingly complex world.”
Dr Eknath B Khedkar-Vice Chancellor-Ajeenkya DY Patil University also spoke about the achievements, plans and programs. He went on to congratulate all the graduating students and spoke about various fields of expertise the university offers. Staying true to their mission of providing the best of facilities and programs to the students, he assured to continue doing the same to create a better future.
The Convocation witnessed students graduating from various streams of undergraduate and postgraduate courses like Law, Management, Media & Communication, Film-making, Design, Automobile & Digital Modeling. Gold medals were awarded to students who have excelled in their academics.
List of Gold Medalists for Academic Excellence
BBA Media and Communication Ankita Suda
MBA Media and communication Shraddha Kelkar
LLM Ashish Ghanshyam Barve
M Des in Automobile Design Tejas Manik
Post graduate Diploma in Digital Modeling Akshay Bhosale
Under Graduate Program in Automobile Design Mohd Zahid
About Ajeenkya DY Patil University
Ajeenkya DY Patil University has concentrated on the holistic development of the students to make them wholesome and healthy citizen of the nation by providing quality higher education. An Innovation University that caters to the educational needs of the students from across the country and beyond, especially for those students: who look forward towards an enriching career or those who wish to begin an entrepreneurial journey. For more details, log on to www.adypu.edu.in
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