Mr Goolam Essaji Vahanvati, Attorney General, Government of India, and Mr Lalit Bhasin, well-known lawyer and Managing Partner in Bhasin & Co, were conferred Honorary Doctorates by Amity University Rajasthan at a glittering Convocation function held at the Amity University campus on Saturday evening.
Speaking on the occasion, the Honourable Founder-president, Dr Ashok K.Chauhan praised the two recipients for the pioneering work done by them in the field of law.
The Honourable Chancellor of Amity University Rajasthan, Mr Aseem Chauhan, declared the Convocation open while the Pro Vice Chancellor Maj Gen B.N.Kaul (Retd), read the Annual Report. As many as 690 Graduate and Post- Graduate students of the Class of 2012 were conferred degrees.
The solemn ceremony started at 5.30 p.m. with a convocation procession comprising Office bearers of the University, Directors and Faculty Members, led by an army band.
The ceremony, which was held in the Amphitheatre, next to a picturesque lake was attended by students, parents, guardians, faculty members, staff members, corporate heads and officials of the University.
The prize distribution to the students of Class of 2012, was followed by three inaugurations. The first was the inauguration of the rain water harvesting lake by the Honourable Founder President. The second was the inauguration of the Faculty Flats by Madam Chairperson and the third was the inauguration of the new Hostel block by Mr Lalit Bhasin, the recipient of the Honorary degree.
The function ended with a cultural programme put up by the students in honour of the visiting dignitaries.