GUWAHATI: In a landmark achievement, a young achiever from Jowai, has been awarded the Gold Medal at Assam Don Bosco University for topping its MBA programme with an impressive Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 9.29 out of 10.0. This is the first time a girl from Meghalaya has achieved this distinction at the university.
Dorothy Roy Tariang, a native of Jowai, pursued her specialization in Human Resource Management. Prior to this, she completed her graduation in English Literature from Amity University.
Daughter of Dr Iwbih Nylla Tariang, a Senior Veterinary Officer, and Dr Anirban Roy, a journalist, Dorothy was presented with a gold medal along with 36 other graduates for their outstanding academic achievements across various programmes. The felicitation ceremony was held during at the 12th Convocation of the Assam Don Bosco University, at the Tapesia campus near Guwahati on Saturday evening.
The convocation was graced by Assam Governor and Visitor of Assam Don Bosco University, Gulab Chand Kataria.
In his address, Kataria praised the graduating students, urging them to join the nation’s vibrant workforce with innovative ideas and visions for a prosperous India.
Highlighting the role of the youth, he said, “As the new young workforce of our beloved country, you are joining millions of youths with dreams, visions, innovative ideas and hopes for a better India.” He encouraged students to make impactful changes in the lives of fellow citizens through their innovative initiatives and dedication.
Fr. Januarius Sangma, the Chancellor of Assam Don Bosco University, inspired the graduates by highlighting the world of opportunities awaiting their talents and leadership. Vice Chancellor Fr. (Dr) Jose Palely, in his welcome address, congratulated the graduates and expressed optimism for their adaptability in ever-changing scenarios.