IMPHAL Sept 5: The 24th convocation ceremony of Indira Gandhi Open University was held today all over India.
In Imphal, the ceremony was held at the conference hall of Hotel Tampha situated at North AOC, which was organized by the Imphal Regional Centre of IGNOU for the 6th time.
The function was attended by Dr. S. Dilan Singh Regional Director IGNOU and Dr. L. Jibonkumar Sharma, Director, Manipur Institute of Management Science as the special guests.
During the convocation, 50 learners out of the total 158 learners of IGNOU Imphal Regional Center who had successfully competed in different courses this year were conferred degree and diploma certificates.
However, at the national level the number of learners that had registered for the convocation including the number of learners from Imphal center for the 24th Convocation of IGNOU is 1, 11,898 learners. All across the country the function was held at various places that were being organized by each IGNOU centers operating in different areas.
In the mean time, as a part of the 24th convocation 2011, a special convocation was held for conferring Doctor of Literature (Honoris Causa) on Dalai Lama at the University campus in Delhi.