Imphal: Dhanamanjuri University (DMU) in Manipur on Friday announced that chief minister N Biren Singh will be conferred an ‘Honorary Degree’ for his outstanding contribution to society.
The decision was taken by the Senate members of Dhanamanjuri University during the first Senate Meeting of the varsity held at Durbar Hal, Raj Bhavan in Imphal.
Governor Najma Heptulla, who is also chancellor of the university, addressed the meeting attended by vice-chancellors and ex-officio of the DMU virtually.
During the meeting, the progress report of Dhanamanjuri University was given by Registrar Dr Nivedita Lairenlakpam, who said the University was established on 6th April 2018 under the “The Dhanamanjuri University Act, 2017’’, which came into force on the April 6, 2018, through a gazette notification of the State Government with infrastructure funding from RUSA (Rashtriya Uchchattar Shiksha Abhiyan), a National Scheme under the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
Highlighting the achievement of the University, Dr Lairenlakpam mentioned that the University has undergraduate and Post-Graduate Courses of various subjects.
The University is recognized under section 2 of the UGC Act, 1956 and affiliated to the Association of Indian Universities and the students have been representing the University in various sporting tournaments at the university level, the Registrar said.
She further informed that the University is now listed in the National Testing Agency (NTA) website and some students of University have cleared UGC-NET Examination and registered to National Academic Depository (NAD).
Since the 1st Academic Year, the University follows Choice Based Credit System in PG programme, the University in collaboration with King Sejong Institute, South Korea has started Korean language Study Centre and Started the Certificate Programmes, she added.