Vice president Jagdeep Dhankhar to attend IIT Kharagpur convocation on December 24

IIT Kharagpur will be hosting its 68th convocation on December 24, 2022. VP Jagdeep Dhankhar will be attending as the guest of honor.

Vice president Jagdeep Dhankhar. (Picture: Official Twitter)Vice president Jagdeep Dhankhar. (Picture: Official Twitter)

Press Trust of India | December 18, 2022 | 12:45 PM IST

NEW DELHI: Vice president Jagdeep Dhankhar is scheduled to attend the 68th convocation of IIT Kharagpur as the guest of honour on December 24, a spokesperson of the institute said on Sunday. The chairperson of IIT Kharagpur's board of governors, Rajendra Prasad Singh, will also grace the occasion, the spokesperson stated.

"This year, IIT Kharagpur will bestow the Lifetime Achievement Award on Professor Brij K Dhindaw who had served at the Teaching and Research Faculty in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department (Material Science Centre) from 1966 – 2009," she said.

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Professor Dhindaw was instrumental in introducing master’s programme in medical science and technology for students with MBBS qualification, and industry-sponsored post graduate diploma course in steel technology at IIT Kharagpur.

In other news, IIT Kharagpur wrapped up its phase one for 2022 placement season with over 1,600 job offers and more than 900 internship opportunities. The highest offer remains to be Rs 2.46 crore. The institute recorded 48 offers in the CTC range of Rs 50 lakh to Rs 2.64 crore. Over 45 plus offers came from international companies.

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