9th Mile, Ri-Bhoi, 7 February, 2019: Four eminent and internationally acclaimed personalities from different fields ranging from education and entrepreneurship to industryand philanthropy, will receive Hon. D.Litt. and D.Sc. from the University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya on 11 February, 2019. The Degrees will be conferred at the Central Auditorium of USTM by ShriTathagata Roy, Hon’ble Governor of Meghalaya and Visitor, USTM in the presence of ShriLakhmenRymbui, Minister of Education, Meghalaya; MrMahbubulHoque, Chancellor, USTM; Dr P K Goswami, Vice Chancellor, USTM, apart from others.
The recipients of the Hon. D.Litt. and D.Sc. Degrees include, eminent educationist and Former Chairman of UPSC, New Delhi Prof David R Syiemlieh; Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Author, Civic Leader, and Thought Leader from USAMrFrank Fakhrul Islam; UAE based entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr P A Ibrahim Haji, and the Singapore based entrepreneur and industrialistMrSudipDutta. The programme will be presided over by the Governor of Meghalaya while the Convocation Address will be delivered by the Education Minister of Meghalaya.