Desh Bhagat University, Mandi Gobindgarh celebrated its 9th Annual Convocation on 14th February 2022 at Mandi Gobindgarh. The occasion was graced by His Excellency Sh. Milinda Moragonda, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, New Delhi, and Guest of Honor Mr. Vijay Sethi, Former Chief Information Officer & Head Human Resource And Corporate Social Responsibility, Hero Motocorp Ltd. via virtual mode. All the distinguished guests were warmly received by Hon’ble Chancellor Dr. Zora Singh, Pro-Chancellor Dr. Tejinder Kaur, Vice-Chancellor Dr. Shalini Gupta, President Dr. Sandeep Singh, and Advisor to Chancellor Dr. Varinder Singh with the guard of honor by NCC cadets in ceremonial dress. The NCC cadets led the Academic Procession to Convocation Hall. After the University Anthem, President Dr. Sandeep Singh warmly welcomed the guests and gathered at the convocation. The Convocation began with the opening remarks by Hon’ble Chancellor Dr. Zora Singh. Vice-Chancellor Dr. Shalini Gupta in her annual report highlighted the accomplishments and the moto of the university along with the growth & holistic development of the students over the years.
On the occasion, Hon’ble Chancellor Dr. Zora Singh conferred the Honoris Causa to Dr. K.N.Pathak former Vice-Chancellor of Punjab University, Chandigarh, Baba Banta Singh JI, Sikh Preacher, Sh. Yograj Singh, Film actor & Sportsperson for their Exceptional Contribution in their respective fields. The Chancellor’s Distinguished Leadership Award under S. Lal Singh Chair for Higher Education was presented to Dr. Varinder Singh, Advisor to Chancellor DBU, Dr. S.N. Murthy, Director CARIRD Patiala, Mr. Sikrilal V.L, Chief Regional Manager IOB, Chandigarh, and Dr. Rewant Vikram Singh, Director Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, High Commission of India Colombo and Dr. Rohan Sachdeva, Secretary, Babe Ke Ayurveda Medical College & Hospital Moga. It was a day of mixed emotions for the students who were conferred with degrees and certificates on this special day of their life. Dr. Zora Singh Chancellor DBU while bestowing his best wishes to the passing out students. He emphasized honesty, dedication, and hard work to achieve the goals in life. It was attended by 1000 graduates, educationists, dignitaries, faculty members, graduate students, and their parents. The Convocation Ceremony concluded with a vote of thanks to all followed by the National Anthem.