Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian female gymnast to take part in the Olympics, will be honoured with a D Lit degree at the 10th convocation of the National Institute of Technology, Agartala on November 11, 2017.

The convocation will be organized at the Rabindra Shatabarshiki Bhawan in Agartala.

Surendra Prasad, former IIT-Delhi director and incumbent chairman of the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) will grace the occasion as the chief guest.

Besides Dipa, the NIT will honour IIT Guwahati director Dr. Goutam Ghosh and professor of Jadavpur University Dr. B Ghosh with a D Sc.in the convocation, said a senior official of the engineering institute.

The NIT honoured Bollywood actor Nana Patekar with D Lit degree and Governor Tathagata Roy with D.Eng in last year’s convocation.

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