Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 33rd Convocation of the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University today at 11 a.m. through video conferencing.
A total of 17 thousand five hundred 91 candidates will be conferred with Degrees and Diplomas in the Convocation. Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit will be present on the occasion.
The University is named after the former Chief Minister Dr. M. G. Ramachandran. It has a total of 686 affiliated institutions under its umbrella, encompassing the disciplines of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, AYUSH, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Allied Health Sciences. These institutions are spread across the length and breadth of state, including 41 Medical Colleges, 19 Dental Colleges, 48 AYUSH Colleges, 199 Nursing Colleges, 81 Pharmacy Colleges and the rest being speciality post-doctoral medical and allied health institutions.