Desh Bhagat University ,Mandi Gobindgarh, Punjab organized a special Convocation to award Honoris Causa Degree to the chief guest Dr Raj Kumar Verka, Honorable Cabinet Minister, Punjab on 11 Dec 2021. The convocation began with introduction of academic procession members to the chief guest followed by University Anthem. Dr Zora Singh, Chancellor, Desh Bhagat University declared the opening of the event. Dr Tajinder Kaur, Pro Chancellor, Desh Bhagat University thereafter requested Dr. Zora Singh to bestow the chief guest Dr. Raj Kumar Verka with the Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa in the field of Indian Politics and Social Works. Dr Pramod Mittal-specialist in diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver diseases was the second eminent personality who was confer the Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa in the field of Medical Sciences (in absentia). Dr Raj Kumar Verka in his Convocation address thanked the university management for the honor and said that he is committed to contribute towards development of minority section who are neglected in the society. The chief guest was also felicitated by the university on this occasion. Dr Rajdeep Singh Hundal- SSP, Member of Indian Hockey Team was honored with Chancellor’s award on this occasion. The Special Convocation concluded with national anthem.