IGNOU to use blockchain technology to deliver degrees during 36th Convocation

 Srinagar, March 22 (KNS) : 

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is going to conduct its 36th Convocation on 3rd April 2023. The main venue for the convocation is IGNOU Headquarters at New Delhi.

The programme will be telecast live on GyanDarshan, Swayam Prabha, Doordarshan, webcast through IGNOU website and through social media platforms of the University.

The 36th Convocation function will also be organized in Srinagar by the IGNOU Regional Centre Srinagar for the learners of the Kashmir and Ladakh region. All the learners who have completed their programme in the Term End Examination December 2021 and June 2022 and have registered for receiving their degree personally will receive their degree during the event at Srinagar which is going to be held at Gandhi Bhawan, University of Kashmir Hazratbal Srinagar.

The university is also going to distribute degrees through the Blockchain Technology. Blockchain-supported distribution of degrees will ensure faster submission of degrees through the DigiLocker, informed Dr. Shahnawaz Ahmad Dar, the Regional Director, IGNOU Regional Centre Srinagar. He also said that all the learners who have registered for the convocation online will get their digital degree on the day of the convocation.

Dr. Shahnawaz also informed that the last date of fresh admission for all the programmes (except certificate and semester based programmes) offered in ODL and Online mode by IGNOU for January 2023 session has been extended till 27th March 2023. The prospective students can refer to the e-prospectus 2023 of IGNOU for the complete details regarding all the programmes. The e-Prospectus is available on the website of IGNOU (www.ignou.ac.in) and of the Regional Centre Srinagar (www.rcsrinagar.ignou.ac.in). The applicants interested to enroll in any programme can access the admission portal of the university at ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in.(KNS) 

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