Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will be conducting its 32nd Convocation on April 3,2019. In a Pre-Convocation Press Meet, Dr. P. Sivaswaroop, Regional Director informed that for the convenience of its students spread across the country, IGNOU adopted a technology mediated web based Convocation so that students need not travel to Delhi but they can receive degrees at a nearby Regional Centre Venue.
The main function will be held at IGNOU Headquarters New Delhi. Vice President of India, M. Venkiah Naidu, will be the chief guest and deliver the Convocation address. The Convocation will be held simultaneously at headquarters and 56 Regional Centres through web conference method. The Web Conference is available at www.ignou.ac.in and Live Telecast on Gyan Darshan TV Channel, which is available through many service providers including Doordarshan Free Dish.
Dr. Sivaswaroop said that the Regional Centre Nagpur is organizing this convocation at SHALOM Auditorium, Hislop College. A total of 1048 students are eligible to receive their Master Degree, Undergraduate, Diploma and PG Diploma in this Convocation. Vice Chancellor, Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur, Prof (Dr.) Vijender Kumar, will be guest of honour at Nagpur and deliver the Regional Convocation Address.
He further informed that it is glad to note that Shubham Gajanan Kawalkar of Amravati stood All India 1st in Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC) Program and will be receiving his Gold Medal at the Nagpur venue. It is also glad to note that a 77 years old student also will receive his MA Anthropology Degree certificate in this Convocation at Nagpur.
It is shared that every year IGNOU, New Delhi Awards Gold Medal to Best Regional Centre among its 56 Regional Centres across the Country. This year the Gold Medal will be awarded to Nagpur Regional Centre. Dr. P. Sivaswaroop will be receiving it at New Delhi function through the hands of Vice President of India. Dr. K. Sasicoumar Brumot, Regional Director in-charge will conduct the Convocation proceedings at Nagpur.