Hazaribagh, Jharkhand | Saturday | 09, 2016 :: The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee attended Seventh convocation of Vinoba Bhave University at Hazaribagh, Jharkhand. On this occasion Governor of Jharkhand Draupadi Murmu, Yaswant Sinha and othe dignitaries were present.
Earlier President Mukherjee was welcomed by Governor of Jharkhand Draupadi Murmu and Chief Minister Raghubar Das at Birsa Munda International
The Vinoba Bhave University is located at Hazaribagh, India and is funded by Government of India. The university came into existence on 17 September 1992 after the bifurcation of Ranchi University as a teaching-cum-affiliating university. Being among one of the premier universities of Jharkhand, it offers high standards of teaching and research. The university offers courses at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
The Governor of Jharkhand is the chancellor of Vinoba Bhave University. The university has a distinguished alumni body and faculty. This university is also a member of Association of Commonwealth Universities, London. The UGC, New Delhi recognized the university and registered it under section 12B of the UGC Act 1956.