The 20th Convocation of National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) was held on 13th February 2016.
Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Minister for Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of India graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and delivered the Convocation Address.
Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, Hon’ble Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and President, NIMHANS presided over the ceremony in the august presence of the Special Guest Dr. K Radhakrishnan, noted scientist and former Chairman of ISRO.
Prof. BN Gangadhar, Director, NIMHANS delivered the welcome address and highlighted the various developments and achievements of the Institute during the past year.
As many as 162 students were awarded various degrees (post-graduate degrees, doctoral and post-doctoral degrees, diplomas and fellowships) on successful completion of their academic programmes.