GCU Vice Chancellor awarded prestigious Pushkin Medal

In recognition for his contribution towards Russian language and Literature, Prof. Kandarpa Das, Vice Chancellor, Girijananda Chowdhury University has been awarded prestigious Pushkin Medal by the International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature (MAPRYAL) for the year 2023. Prof. Das recieved his award from Vladimir Ilich Tolstoy, President of MAPRYAL and grandson of the great Russian writer Lev Tolstoy in a ceremony held in Saint Peterburgh, Russia on 15 September, 2023 along with other recipients from India, Argentina, Iran, Romania, Czech republic, Turkey, Armenia, Nigeria, Tunisia, Bulgaria and Brazil. Prof. Kandarpa Das an alumnus of JNU and Moscow State University was also awarded Fulbright Nehru fellowship in 2015. The University community congratulates Prof. Das and shares this proud moment.