General Events

Address by President of India through video conferencing using NKN

by President of India

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 from to (Asia/Kolkata)
at TIFR ( Faculty Lounge )
1. The President of India, in his capacity as the Visitor of Central Universities, IITs, NITs and other institutes of higher learning, addresses the students and faculty members of these institutions through Video-Conferencing using the National Knowledge Network (NKN) twice in a year, once in Jan and again in Aug at the beginning of the academic year. As part of this ‘Visitor-Central Institutions Interface’, the President of India has addressed the institutes of higher learning on six occasions so far, on 7th Jan 2014, 5th Aug 2014, 19th Jan 2015, 10th Aug 2015, 19th Jan 2016 and 10th Aug 2016.

2. The President of India will be again addressing the students and faculty members of the central institutions of higher learning and officer trainees at civil service academies through Video Conference using National Knowledge Network (NKN) on  10th  January, 2017 (Tuesday) at 12:30 hours.

3. The topic for the Address is “ BUILDING A HUMANE AND HAPPY SOCIETY ".
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