Convocation of IIT-Guwahati: The future of a nation is what its youth think today, says PM Modi | Top Points

Convocation of IIT-Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the convocation event of IIT-Guwahati said that the future of a nation is what its youth think today.

Written by September 22, 2020 12:23
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New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati through video-conferencing .

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Union Minister of State for Education Sanjay Dhotre and other dignitaries also participated in the event.

According to the statement, as many as 1,803 students including 687 B Tech and 637 M Tech students has obtained degrees.

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