Ace gymnast Deepa Karmakar was conferred D Litt (Honoris Causa) at the 10th convocation of Agartala NIT here today.
Prof Biswajit Ghosh, director of the School of Energy Studies, Jadavpur University and Gautam Biswas, director of IIT, Guwahati were conferred D Sc.
Deepa, who had finished fourth in Rio Olympics, was honoured for her outstanding performance in the field of sports, particularly in gymnastics.
In the convocation total 31 Ph D Scholars, 156 M Tech students, 23 MBA students, 22 M Sc students, 31 MCA students, 658 B.Tech students were distributed their degree certificates, institute director Prof Ajay Kumar Ray said.
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