President Droupadi Murmu attends the 8th convocation ceremony of Indian Maritime University in Chennai, Tamil Nadu
At the varsity campus, Sonowal will lay the foundation stone for an innovation lab (Rs 6.8 crore) and an administrative block ‘C’ (Rs 21.25 crore).During this event, 10 gold and 10 silver medals will be conferred on the meritorious students. Also, 1,944 students of the four schools from six campuses of the IMU and from the affiliated institutes will receive their degrees. A total of 245 candidates will receive the degrees in person, including two Ph.D. scholars and one scholar of M S (by research), the release said.Security was beefed up in view of the President’s visit and her stay at the Raj Bhavan. Murmu visited Karnataka on October 26. The IMU, a central university, is headquartered.