The officer conducted his research on the ‘Human Rights of Prisoners’ under the supervision of Prof. R.S.Sandhu of GNDU. The focus of this study was various alarming issues concerned with prison conditions, overcrowding and problems of undertrials with special emphasis on the delay in the disposal of cases. At this occasion GNDU awarded 711 degrees and medals in various disciplines including Ph.D, M.Phil., MBA, M.Tech., MCA, LL.M., M.Lib., MBE., M.Com., M.Sc., M.A., B.Tech., B.Sc., BCA, LL.B., B.Lib. etc..
This function was attended by Nobel Laureates Prof. (Dr.) Richard R. Ernst and Prof. Alexander Pines who were conferred with the Degree of D.Sc. Honorary Causa. Prof. Dalip Kaur Tiwana the leading Punjabi Novelist and creative writer in Punjabi was also honoured with D.Litt. (Honoris Causa) keeping in view her contributions in the field of Punjabi Language and Literature. The Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. A. S. Brar congratulated all the awardees and prize winners.