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AU convocation on Sept 29

Education NewsVisakhapatnam: Prof. SV Raghavan, scientific secretary, Government of India, will deliver the 82nd convocation address of Andhra University. Announcing this here on Wednesday, Prof. GSN Raju, Andhra University (AU) Vice-Chancellor, said that the convocation will be conducted on September 29 at CR Reddy Convocation Hall.

He said Prof. Raghavan, the architect of India’s National Knowledge Network, will be conferred the honorary doctorate by the Governor and Chancellor of the University ESL Narasimhan. Prof. Raju said that Prof. Raghavan is former professor of IIT, Madras and also presently Adjunct Professor of IIT, Delhi. Prof. Raghavan has devised an infrared imaging system based on non-invasive method for breast cancer screening and transferred the technology to industry.

VC said that in the convocation 250 gold medals and prizes will be presented and 250 PhDs will be awarded. The admit cards will be sent online to the candidates. Prof. EA Narayana, rector, Prof. K Ramamohana Rao, registrar, Dr Challa Ramakrishna, associate dean of press and media relations; were present at the conference.

Source: The Hans India

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