Chandigarh, March 5:- 684 degrees were conferred at the XXII Annual Convocation of Government College for Girls, Sector 42 here today. UT Home and Education Secretary, Mr. Krishna Mohan presided over the convocation and also distributed degrees to the students. A news letter scoop-Volume III was also released by Mr. Mohan to mark the occasion.
Addressing the student in his convocation address, Mr.Mohan said that he is proud to be a part of this ravishingly beautiful city. He also said that education in the Government Colleges of Chandigarh is the finest. With passing of time, the Government Colleges of Chandigarh have been developed in Centres of Excellence. Chandigarh probably has the best infrastructure in terms of education all over the country, he added. Mr. Mohan emphasized upon various things essential for achieving success in life during the address. He said that faith upon oneself is the foremost thing to be an achiever in life as well as at workplaces. He advised the students to not to take anything for granted as in today’s competitive world it is very crucial to have full knowledge of your subject. He also stressed upon having good command over English language and knowledge of computer skills and management skills which are the base for glorious career. Mr. Mohan further said that good health is also imperative for the success of an individual as it helps in concentrating and better focusing and also good health helps enjoying life. He also said that learning new things are very vital to outsmart others. On the occasion while talking to parents Mr. Mohan advised them to carry out brief sessions with their children to understand them better and to know exactly about their desires, needs, wants and problems and also to get updated. He also said that the daughters are the beautiful creation of God. So parents should have great pride being parent of a daughter. A total of 684 degrees were conferred, 136 degrees were awarded to B.A. Honour students while 245 were given to B.A. students. 27 degrees were granted to B.Com Honours while 98 were awarded to B.Com students. 76 degrees were honored to B.Sc students including Medical and Non-medical both. A total of 8 students were awarded with Certificate of Merit. Director Higher Education, Mrs. Raji P. Srivastava was the guest of honour on the occasion.UT, Home Secretary, Mr. Krishna Mohan giving away prizes to the outstanding students at the Annual Convocation Function of Govt. College for Girls, Sector-42, Chandigarh on Wednesday,