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New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 18th Convocation of Tezpur University, Assam, on January 22, 2021, at 10:30 am through video conferencing. Governor of Assam Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, Union Education Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank,’ and the Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal will also be present on the occasion.

The event will witness the conferring of degrees and diplomas on 1,218 students who passed out in 2020. Among the degree recipients, 48 toppers of various undergraduate and post-graduate programmes will be awarded Gold Medals, according to a PIB release.

The Convocation will be held in blended mode observing the Covid-19 protocols, whereby only the Ph.D. scholars and Gold Medalists will receive their Degrees and Gold Medals in person and the rest of the recipients will be awarded degrees and diplomas virtually.