PM Modi to virtually address IIT Guwahati convocation on Sept 22
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PM Modi to virtually address IIT Guwahati convocation on Sept 22

TNT Bureau

GUWAHATI | SEPT 19, 2020:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually address students as the Chief Guest at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati's 22nd convocation on September 22.

Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank', and Union Minister of State for Education, Sanjay Dhotre will be the guests of Honour.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will be the special guest at the virtual convocation.

To celebrate the graduates' accomplishments through virtual mode, IIT-G has created a virtual reality-based award distribution where one can experience an avatar of the recipient of the award, collecting a medal from the director's avatar surrogating him, from the comfort of their home.

The institute has also created a photo booth, with an option of different backgrounds, for students to take pictures at some selected locations on the campus.

Besides, the faculty and students have developed a telepresence module for a virtual visit to the institute.

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