Punjab Governor appreciates role of medical community in fighting Covid pandemic at 4th Annual Convocation of BFUHS
4th Annual Convocation Ceremony of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot held
Ferozepur, August 13, 2021: Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot organized its 4th annual convocation ceremony in the Auditorium Hall of Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, Faridkot. The University conferred degrees on students of the 2018 and 2019 batches completing undergraduate, post graduate and PhD courses.
The Hon’ble Governor of Punjab Sh V P Singh Badnore was Chief Guest of the function. He delivered the convocation address and conferred the degrees to the successful candidates. The graduating students were also addressed by Vice Chancellor of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Professor (Dr.) Raj Bahadur.
In the batches that graduated from the university, eighty seven (87) students received their Bachelor’s degree, sixty one (61) students received their Master’s degree, two (2)received their super specialisation degree and ten (10) students received their Ph.D Degree. Merit Certificates/Medals were awarded as under:
Best student of each PG Course: 19 medals
Best two students of each UG Course: 10 gold medals & 6 silver medals
Out of the 87 bachelor’s degrees, twenty four were MBBS graduates, seventeen were nursing graduates, twenty five were physiotherapy graduates, and twenty one were allied medical sciences graduates.
Out of 61 master’s degrees, twenty one were MD/MS candidates, one was MDS candidates, thirty five were M. Sc. (Nursing) candidates, two were MPT candidates and two were M. Sc. (Allied Health Sciences) candidates.
The Hon'ble Governer congratulated the awardees and remarked that the convocation is an landmark event through which a student transitions into becoming a professional. He appreciated the role of the medical community in fighting the Covid pandemic and specially the role of the university in setting up covid testing facilities up to 50000 tests per day and also for recruiting a health taskforce of more than 10000 persons.
Dr Raj Bahadur vice Chancellor of the university thanked the Governer and also Mr Alok Shekhar Principal Secretary Medical Education And Research for gracing the occasion.
The event was commenced and ended with our National Anthem. In fact, this was the 3rd Occasion, when Shri V P Singh, Hon’ble Governor has visited Baba Farid University to confer the degrees to the candidates. All the event was well organized keeping in view the COVID guidelines.