Adi Godrej, President, Godrej Group said that you have graduated at a time when India offers you great opportunities in nation building. Now that Digital India, Startup India and Make in India are inspiring all of us to build the India of our dreams, you have a bright future ahead.
Satyarthi said that even today children are not safe in many homes and schools. Steps have to be taken for their safety and solutions have to be found. At present, about 150 million children are trapped in slavery like child labor, bonded labor, child exploitation somewhere. Along with independence, their education needs to be given priority, for which political will is needed all over the world. Satyarthi called upon the youth to work towards solving social problems through their technical education.
In the presence of many academicians including Amity University founder Dr. Ashok K Chauhan, Amity University (Haryana) Vice Chancellor Dr. Aseem Chauhan, Vice Chancellor Professor (Dr.) PB Sharma, 1318 students of different faculties of the session 2017 were awarded degrees in the ceremony. provided. Satyarthi and three other personalities were also honored with honorary doctorates by the university at the ceremony. During this, Amity University also laid the foundation of ‘Kailash Satyarthi Center for Child Right’ in the name of Kailash Satyarthi, founder of Global March Against Child Labor, Satyashi Foundation and Good Web International and Nobel Peace Prize winner in the year 2014.
At the convocation, along with Kailash Satyarthi, Godrej Group Chairman Padma Bhushan Adi Godrej, Biocon Limited Chairman and Managing Director Padma Bhushan Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, McKinsey’s Global Managing Partner Dominic Barton were honored with honorary doctorates.