THE 7th CONVOCATION AND FOUNDER’S DAY CELEBRATION
JK Lakshmipat University celebrated its 7th Convocation and Founder’s day on November 23, 2019, at its campus. Padma Shri Dr. Virander Singh Chauhan, Chairman, National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), was the chief guest on the occasion. The Day long celebration started with Founder’s day celebrations in which Honourable Chancellor of the University Shri Bharat Hari Ji Singhania addressed the gathering, highlighting the life and contributions of the founder Late Shri Lala Lakshmipat ji Singhania. Glowing tributes were also paid by faculty members and the students. Founder’s day celebrations were concluded by the Vice Chancellor highlighting some of the unique contributions and messages of Lala Lakshmipat ji Singhania.
Following the conclusion of the Founder’s day function, Honourable Chancellor declared the convocation open, which was followed by presentation of the highlights of the annual report of the University by the Vice Chancellor. He shared the accomplishments of the University during the year on all fronts, such as teaching, research, training, alliances, university – industry linkages and consultancy.The address was followed by conferring degrees on the students. Meritorious students were awarded the medals. Chief Guest Prof. Virander Singh Chauhan expressed his pleasure in being a part of the ceremony and urged all the students to take maximum advantage of the learning opportunities provided by the University. He further congratulated the team JKLU for its success and wished it a great future ahead. Urging students to be a growth factor of the society he said, “Each privilege that you receive should come with responsibilities. If you are lucky to receive higher education, it should be your religion to educate others.” He also encouraged students to work harder and smarter and said that there is no substitute for hard work, honesty and integrity in achieving success. While expressing his views regarding importance of women in higher education he added, “There is a lot to celebrate about our country. India is considered as the fastest growing nation in its time – however there is still a lot to be done. We should remember that, in the past, we have brought women into education faster than even China; so to make our growth substantial, we must take women in big numbers in all areas ”.