Dehradun: President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a day-long visit to Haridwar next month to address the convocation of Dev Sanskriti Vishwa Vidyalaya on December 9.
The President has confirmed his visit, DSVV Pro Vice Chancellor Chinmay Pandya said on Monday.
Mukherjee will be the chief guest on the occasion while the convocation will be presided over by university Chancellor Pranav Pandya, he said.
1370 degrees and 32 gold medals will be given away in different disciplines at the convocation besides conferment of 77 doctorate degrees, Pandya said.
Distinguished people from different walks of life will also be conferred with honorary doctorate degrees. They include noted literateur Narendra Kohli and Prof Marco Faireni for his remarkable work in the field of alternative medicine, Pandya said.