JK Lakshmipat University celebrates 9th Convocation Day and Founder’s Day; confers gold medals to 6 students
Jaipur : Leading educational institute JK Lakshmipat University celebrated 9th Convocation Day and Founder’s Day celebrations and congratulated the final year students, who were conferred with the graduation and postgraduate degrees on the successful completion of BBA, B.Tech, MBA, M.Tech and PhD programmes. Shri Rajender Singh Yadav, Minister of Higher Education, Rajasthan was the chief guest of the event.
The event also marked the 111th Birth Anniversary of its founder, Lala Lakshmipat Singhania on November 23, 2021. Shri Bharat Hari Ji Singhania, Chancellor of the University and President, JK Organisation graced the occasion with his presence along with the other dignitaries including Vice Chancellor of Prof (Dr) Dheeraj Sanghi, Pro Chancellor Dr. RP Singhania, the Pro VC Mr. Asheesh Gupta, Members of the Board of Management, Academic Council and Directors, along with the faculty members, staff, graduating students and their parents attended the program.
“I am very fortunate that today is my first event as a minister of higher education of the state. I have always been very closely associated with the Singhania family. I had also visited JKLU campus once when it was getting constructed. Educational institutions like JKLU have been bridging the gap in their higher education in the state. Rajasthan has now become the education hub. Today’s youth plays a very important role in nation building and development,” said Shri Rajender Singh Yadav, who also promised to repair the road leading to JKLU for an uninterrupted education process.
The celebration started with Saraswati Vandana and garlanding the statue of the Founder, Lala Lakshmipat Singhania Ji. Following this, Shri Bharat Hari Singhania, Chancellor extended a welcome note to all the dignitaries and expressed his delight for being a part of Lala Lakshmipat Singhania’s vision and shared the growth story of the University.
“On the occasion of 9th convocation and Founder’s Day, I also extend my warm greetings to our valued guests, well-wishers, parents and particularly our students. Founder’s Day is one of the most significant days in the calendar of any institution. We at JKLU, celebrate this day as a tribute to my father, Lala Lakshmipat Ji Singhania. He strongly believed in humanitarian values in the society and incorporated them in the vision of all the enterprises that he set up under JK Organisation. Quality education has been the right of every citizen of our country, so we have established 50 schools in India, an institution which will provide high quality teaching. We are focused on all round development of our students,” said Shri Bharat Hari Ji Singhania, Chancellor, JK Lakshmipat University.
Dr Dheeraj Sanghi, Vice Chancellor, JK Lakshmipat University highlighted the achievements of the university.
“It’s a great honour for us that our university has completed 10 successful years. In these years, our focus has always been on providing quality education. We have also set up a centre of communication and critical thinking, sharing and caring helpline during COVID and courses on sustainability. Our placement has also improved over the years,” he said.
Few of the students from 2020 passed out batch also received their degrees today as last year the convocation happened online due to the Covid pandemic. Six students including Rajul Kaushik Harshal Jaju, Sheetal Sharma, Viral Natani, Sanket Gandhi and Govind Rathi were conferred with gold medals for their outstanding performances.
Dr R P Singhania presented the vote of thanks. “We are running many universities and schools in the country. Apart from then we are running many adult literacy programmes at our plant locations.Furthermore we have also been running extensive continuous training programmes for skill upliftment. On behalf of JKLU, I wish to thank all our esteemed guests who have graced this occasion everyone ,the media for their continuous work to make JKLU evolve over the years, the faculties and all the students since they faced the challenge of covid -19 and still managed to get flying colours,” he added.
The event came to an end with the playing of the national anthem.