Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will be the chief guest at the 67th Convocation of IIT Kharagpur to be held on December 18.
“For the first time, IIT Kharagpur will bestow a Lifetime Achievement Award to Professor M A Ramlu, who served as the founder head of the Department of Mining Engineering. He retired as the officiating director of the institute,” the institute said in a statement recently.
Business tycoon Sanjiv Goenka and also the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the institute will be present during the event, the institute added.
In addition to it, five people will be felicitated with ‘Life Fellow Awards, the institute added further in its statement.