Amity University on Saturday conferred the honorary degree upon All India Institute of Medical Sciences, director, M Srinivas while Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president Vikas Singh was awarded a doctor of law honorary degree.
Delivering his acceptance speech, Sr. Advocate Vikas Singh, President Supreme Court Bar Association, Former Additional Solicitor General of India, Supreme Court of India called upon the students to give their 100% to whatever they do, do what they love doing, and follow their passion. “Half-hearted efforts bear no fruit therefore, one must be completely focused and aim only for the best.”, he further added.
Along with this Tech Mahindra CEO, managing director, CP Gurnani and strategic defence expert, Maroof Raza were also awarded with honorary degrees at the event.
The 18th Convocation for the Class of 2022 concluded at Amity University Uttar Pradesh Noida Campus, with a total of 13,943 Graduands receiving their degrees, diplomas, certificates, medals, and trophies from different domains including Management, Engineering, and Technology, Allied Sciences, Agriculture, Rehabilitation Sciences, Law, Journalism, Mass Communication, Fine Arts, Performing Arts and Fashion Technology, amongst others.
Over 8,900 students have received their graduation degrees and diplomas during the first two days of the ceremony. Day-one saw 4,438 degrees and diplomas handed to to students while day-two saw a total of 4,490 students receive their graduation degree and diplomas.
Students from domains including finance, travel, tourism, architecture planning and design, engineering and technology allied disciplines including agriculture, bio sciences, among various others graduated from Amity University campuses at Noida, Lucknow, Dubai and Tashkent.
His relentless journey is an inspiration for all those who seek social equity, justice and empowerment for the masses,” it said. Singh was conferred the honorary degree at the university convocation.
The university awards honorary doctorate degree to eminent personalities in various walks of life.
The honorary degree was awarded for “his (Singh) exceptional vision, deep commitment to providing all-round justice, highest professionalism, inspirational leadership and continuous dedicated efforts towards nation building through upholding the sanctity of the law of the land,” the private university based in Noida said.
Expressing his extreme pleasure on this occasion, Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan, Founder President, Amity Education Group said, “ In 2047, when we celebrate 100 years of independence, we are certain that our country will be one of the most developed nations of the world, which the other countries will take inspiration from.
” He called upon the students of Amity to aim for the highest and work towards to their goals with complete dedication and hard work, never settling for anything below excellence.
During the last day of the Convocation, 21 “Best All-Round Achievement” Trophies were given away and 220 silver, gold, and bronze medals were awarded to the meritorious students.
In addition, 73 students were bestowed with Shri Baljit Shastri Award for “Best in Human & Traditional Values” and 6 Corporate Awards were presented to the students at the Convocation ceremony.
Apart from these awards, Shri T.R. Gupta Shield was presented to Ms. Kalpana Pandey, a student of Amity Institute of Behavioral Sciences, Shri Kuldeep Nayar Shield was given away to Mr. Anukrit Baweja, a student of B.A, LLB, Amity Law School and Shri Datta Ram Shield was awarded to Ms. Anushka Singh, a student of BA LLB(Hons) from Amity Law School, during the Convocation, which was attended by the students, their parents, HOIs, faculty and other esteemed guests and dignitaries of Amity, in large numbers.
Highlighting the pioneering accomplishments of Amity University in the previous academic year, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, vice-chancellor, Balvinder Shukla, said: “Amity is a leading scientific research and innovation driven University where holistic development of students is of utmost importance.
With more than 100 value-added Programmes, over 19,000 Research Papers published, 5,500 books written by its faculty and more than 300 MoUs signed with leading organizations and institutions across the world, Amity has been rewriting and reshaping the educational sector, under the visionary leadership and mentorship of our Founder President, Dr. Ashok K Chauhan.”
She congratulated all the Graduands, wished them success in their future endeavors and called upon the students to be strong, hard- working, sincere and keep the flag of Amity flying high.”