Eminent Pediatrician Dilip Mahalanabis, who is also known as the pioneer in the use of oral rehydration therapy, will receive D.Sc along with the celebrated doctor Sukumar Mukherjee. Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, who is the chancellor of state universities, will preside over the convocation.
This year, up to 498 researchers will obtain PhD certificates along with 113 LLM degrees and 236 degrees M.Phil.
In the last call, CU had delivered D.Litt to Banerjee. "We also decided to hold the convocation in Nazrul Mancha this year because both Darbhanga Buiding and Asutosh Memorial Hall are in the process of renovation," said Vice-Chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee.