SHILLONG, July 22 - Altogether 90 students were conferred Bachelor and Master degrees at the 1st annual convocation of the University of Technology and Management (UTM) held at U Soso Tham auditorium here today.
Delivering his Convocation address, Governor V Shanmuganathan, who is also the Visitor of the University, called upon the graduates to serve the country.
He said the country is facing several problems like corruption, dowry-related issues, rising maternal and infant mortality rates, unemployment, amongst others.
Shanmuganathan said the graduates should try to find ways to resolve some of these problems for the overall progress of the Nation.
Stating that employment does not necessarily mark a person�s true success, the Governor urged upon the graduates to �live for a purpose.�
UTM was established under the �University of Technology and Management Act 2010� by the Meghalaya Government and offers professional and technical courses.