Delhi University honours eminent alumni in delayed foundation day celebrations
Delhi University honoured its distinguished alumni, including Union ministers Hardeep Singh Puri and Kiren Rijiju as well as filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, on the occasion of its 99th Foundation Day on Saturday.
The university's Foundation Day falls on May 1 but the event could not be held at the time this year due to the surge in COVID-19 cases in April-May.
The others on the list were filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, former Puducherry Lieutenant Governor and IPS officer Kiran Bedi, Higher Education Secretary in the Ministry of Education Amit Khare, the Prime Minister's Principal Secretary P K Mishra, Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court Indrajeet Mahanty and Uttar Pradesh State Election Commissioner Manoj Kumar.
Professor P C Joshi, the acting Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University, spoke about the various initiatives taken by the university. He also spoke about the varsity implementing the National Education Policy from the 2022-23 academic session.
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