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    PM Modi to virtually address the students of IIT Guwahati on Sep 22

    GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually address the students of the India Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati on September 22.

    Notably, the IIT Guwahati will host its 22nd Convocation virtually on Tuesday, 22nd September, in which the Prime Minister will be addressing the students as the Chief Guest.

    Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Union Minister of State for Education Sanjay Dhotre will virtually attend the convocation as guests of honour while Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal will attend as the special guest.

    Dr. Rajiv I. Modi, Chairman, Board of Governors, IIT Guwahati, and Prof. T.G. Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati, will also address the gathering during the event.

    An official statement of the IIT, Guwahati said, “For the convocation, to celebrate the graduate’s accomplishments online through virtual mode, the Institute has created a virtual reality-based award distribution where one can experience an avatar of the recipient of the award collecting a medal from Director’s own avatar surrogating him, from the comfort of their home.”

    The statement added, “The Institute has also created a photo-booth, with an option of different backgrounds, for students to take pictures at some selected locations on the campus. IIT Guwahati’s faculty and students have developed a telepresence module for a virtual visit to the Institute.”

    According to the IIT, Guwahati, the event will be Live on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ros6o-VAPE)and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/iitgwt/posts/3515165218504302).

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