Mumbai (thestates.news) Maharashtra Governor and Chancellor of state universities Ramesh Bais conferred the Honorary degree of D.Litt. (Honoris Causa) on State Chief Minister Eknath Shinde at the 17th Convocation of Dr D Y Patil University in Nerul, Navi Mumbai.
The Governor also conferred the Honorary D.Litt. (Doctor of Letters) on the Chairman of Lokmat Media Group Vijay Darda.
Chancellor of the Dr.D.Y. Patil University Dr. Vijay Patil, Pro-Chancellor Shivani Patil, Vice Chancellor Dr Vandana Mishra Chaturvedi, Dr Nandita Palshetkar, invitees and graduating students were present.
Degrees were presented to 2452 students, including 18 Ph.D, one Doctorate in Medicine and 20 fellowships. Gold Medals were presented to 38 candidates.