Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar hosted its eighth Annual Convocation on May 2, 2017. President Pranab Mukherjee bestowed PhD degrees, 38 gold medals and 164 awards upon meritorious students of LPU for their academic & research performances. Governor of Punjab, VP Singh Badnore had also presided over the convocation. Besides that, LPU also awarded degrees/diplomas to over 16,000 regular and distance education students of the 2016 batch.
Delivering his convocation address, Mukherjee said that a large number of students still go abroad for higher studies; efforts should be made to change this. We should work towards ensuring migration of students in the “reverse direction”. He also lauded the diversity at Lovely Professional University campus
On behalf of the institute, Ashok Mittal, Chancellor of LPU said, “LPU has constantly added value by incorporating the best practical and technical practices in the curriculum. Our effort is to create excellent professionals who can bring about positive change in this world.”
Prior to the convocation ceremony, the President also inaugurated ‘Unipolis’ – a 30,000 capacity convention centre at LPU.
Lovely Group Chairman Ramesh Mittal, Vice-Chairman Naresh Mittal, Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Vijay Sampla, Cabinet Minister for Irrigation and Power of Punjab, Rana Gurjit Singh, Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Ramesh Kanwar, Pro Chancellor Rashmi Mittal, also graced the function.
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