Vagisha Kaushik|Sep 26, 2023
Vice President's visit to Pondicherry University convocation on February 28 called off
Jagdeep Dhankhar's visit to address the 29th annual convocation in Pondicherry University on February 28 has been cancelled due to unavoidable reasons.
PUDUCHERRY: Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar's visit to address the 29th annual convocation in Pondicherry Central University on February 28 stands cancelled, a university source said on Sunday.
The convocation, however, would be held as scheduled that day and Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, in her capacity as chief rector of the university, will be the chief guest. She will address the outgoing graduates and distribute degree certificates at the convocation.
The source said the Vice President's secretariat has informed the university that the trip to the Union Territory for the annual convocation stands cancelled due to unavoidable reasons. Chief Minister N Rangasamy, Home Minister A Namassivayam and Members of Parliament from Puducherry S Selvaganapathy (Rajya Sabha) and V Vaithilingam (Lok Sabha) would participate in the convocation, the source added.
In other news, Pondicherry University admissions 2023 for various degree programmes will be open till March 31, 2023. There are a total of 20 distance degree programmes to which students can apply. DDE, Pondicherry University is offering professional and job-oriented academic programmes for all those who are unable to join regular academic and vocational education programmes in the university’s affiliated colleges.
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