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New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 33rd Convocation of Tamil Nadu Dr  M G R Medical University on 26th February 26, 2021, at 11 am via video conferencing. A total of 17,591 students will be conferred on Degrees and Diplomas at the Convocation. Governor of Tamil Nadu will also be present on the occasion.

About the University : The University is named after the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Dr. M G Ramachandran. It has a total of 686 affiliated institutions under its umbrella encompassing the disciplines of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, AYUSH, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, and Allied Health Sciences. These institutions are spread across the length and breadth of the State of Tamil Nadu including 41 Medical Colleges, 19 Dental Colleges, 48 AYUSH Colleges, 199  Nursing Colleges, 81  Pharmacy Colleges, and the rest being speciality post-doctoral medical and/or allied health institutions, according to a PIB release.