Dipa Karmakar to get a rare honour

Dipa Karmakar earned respect from Indian sports persons. File Pic

Dipa Karmakar would be conferred with D Litt. File Pic

Internet Desk: India’s star gymnast Dipa Karmakar would be conferred with a rare honour of D Litt degree by the National Institute of Technology, Agartala, in their 10th convocation which would be held in the month of November, confirmed the director of the Institute.

The Senate of the institute has decided to confer D Litt to gymnast Dipa Karmakar and D SC to two academicians in the 10th convocation on November 11, Agaratala NIT director A K Roy told PTI.

Karmakar, the first woman gymnast in the country to qualify for the Olympics, finished fourth in Rio Olympic last year.

Dr Biswajit Ghosh is a Professor, Department of Energy Studies, Jadavpur University.

National Board of Accreditation chairman and former director of IIT-Delhi, Surendra Prasad, would also grace the occasion as chef guest.

With inputs from PTI.

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