Hyderabad: Union Minister for Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan said that Hyderabad is known as the city of decorative pearls.
Delivering the UoH’s XXII convocation address here on Saturday, Dharmendra Pradhan said convocation was a major milestone that changes the track from learning to practice. He congratulated the UoH for emerging as the center of excellence and being the torch-bearer in making India a knowledge-based economy.
“I am confident that when India will be celebrating 100 years of independence, the UoH will be one of the major epicenters of our knowledge-based society. I also expect our students to give back to society to make their education more meaningful and purposeful,” the union Minister said.
Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, who is also Chief Rector of the UoH, encouraged students to make research a part of their lives and focus on their inner strengths as espoused by Swami Vivekananda. UoH Chancellor, Justice L Narasimha Reddy congratulated the university for reaching great heights with every successive year.
In his annual report, UoH Vice Chancellor, Prof. BJ Rao said, “the university has uploaded a total of 36,270 records of the degrees awarded from 1977 to 2022 to the dig locker system, which by itself is a record.”
During the convocation ceremony that was conducted after a period of three years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the UoH conferred degrees to 4,800 students enrolled in various programs and graduated in 2020, 2021, and 2022. Those who graduated included 573 Ph.D. scholars and a total of 484 awards and medals were presented to meritorious students.
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