President Ram Nath Kovind, will visit Kharagpur in West Bengal today. He will grace and address the 64th annual convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur.
The institute will honour thirteen alumni with the Distinguished Alumnus Award on this occasion. West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi will be the Guest of Honour for the Convocation ceremony.
The Institute started its academic journey in August 1951 and it became the nursery where the seed of the IIT system was planted.