Tamil Nadu: the daughter of the truck driver is wearing 18 medals, veterinary degree
CHENNAI: She is a first generation student whose father is a truck driver. On Tuesday, when G Anandhi received her degree along with several achievements in the 21st convocation of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences of Tamil Nadu (), she and her family members could not help but shine with pride.
After the show, the native of Kalappanaickenpatti, a small town in the foothills of Kollimalai in Namakkal, said she was admitted to the veterinary course at the veterinary faculty of the Orathanadu government near Thanjavur after her marriage.
“We used to raise goats and chickens at home when I was young. Every time an animal dies of a disease, I think I could have saved it if it had been a veterinarian. This interest from my early days made me choose veterinary science as the subject of my university study, ”he said.
When Anandhi joined the university, he already had a son.
“Both my father and my mother took care of my son when he attended classes. Because of this, my father had to go to work. It was only with his help and the support of my in-laws that I was able to study well and obtain this amount of medals in the race, ”he said.
More than 350 veterinary graduates, postgraduates and research academics received their degree and diploma certificates in the call.
Of these, 23 received a doctorate in veterinary sciences and a doctorate in food technology. A total of 59 students completed masters in veterinary sciences; M.Tech (Food Technology); 2 in M Sc (biotechnology); 216 students who completed their bachelor's degree in veterinary science and livestock (BVSc); 15 who completed their B Tech (Food Technology); 11 B Tech (Poultry Production Technology) and 18 students who completed B Tech (Dairy Technology) received their degrees, postgraduate degrees and doctoral certificates in person.