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ITANAGAR: The Apex Professional University (APU) in Arunachal Pradesh's Pasighat observed its 4th convocation ceremony, on Thursday.
The ceremony started with the lighting of the lamp by dignitaries and declared open by Chancellor of the university, Acharya Dhanwant Singh.
Dr S. Sachidanand, Vice-Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences attended the convocation ceremony as the Chief Guest.
Pro-Chancellor Prof. Tamo Mibang (Ex Vice-Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi Central University, Itanagar) and Prof. B.N. Hazarika, Dean, College of Horticulture and Forestry, Pasighat were also present at the convocation.
Addressing the students, the APU Chancellor expressed his desire to start the first Indian Meta Physics University in India.
CA. A. Raghvendra Rao, Chancellor of Srinivas University, Mangalore was conferred with Honorary Causa Degree of D.Litt.(Doctor of Literature) and Padmashree awardee Dr John Ebnezar was awarded the title of Professor Emeritus.
Dr John Ebnezar also addressed the students and motivated them to excel in their career and be instrumental in shaping the nation.
A total of 216 graduate and postgraduate students, from various disciplines, were conferred with the degrees.
(Edited by Gabriel G Momin)