33rd convocation of IGNOU held

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Dimapur, February 17: The Indira Gandhi National Open University Regional Centre Kohima celebrated its 33rd convocation at the Capital Convention Centre, Kohima on February 17. 820 graduating students were conferred their degree in different streams including 447 master degree, 142 bachelor degree, 128 diplomas and 103 certificate under Kohima Regional centre.
Regional Director, Dr T Iralu in his brief report highlighted about the progress of IGNOU Kohima centre.
Additional Director & HoD, Directorate of Higher Education, Dr Apeni Lotha said the university since its inception has been contributing much to the development of higher education. The service extended by IGNOU is not only confined to the country alone but to overseas as well. She expressed that despite all the hurdles faced to implement the study centre, all the 11 districts now have been upgraded with study centre.
She urged the regional centre to introduce more subjects and programmes like M. Phil and PhD programmes, tourism studies, organic farming, sericulture, farming poultry, bee keeping, nutrition and child care, waste management etc so that the centre can play a part to contribute in substantial development.
(Page News Service)