INDIRA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, PUNE (IIMP)
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), 2014-16
Convocation Ceremony -25th February, 2017.
The PGDM 2014-16 batch Convocation ceremony was held on Saturday, 25th February 2017. The esteemed chief guest to honor the occasion was Mr. Sudhir Mehta, CMD Pinnacle Industries Ltd., Chairman CII Western Region. The occasion was graced by Prof. Chetan Wakalkar, Group Director – IGI; Ms. Madhuri Sathe, Executive Director- Corporate Relations- IGI, Dr. Renu Bhargva, Director- ISBS, Dr. Pandit Mali, Director- IIMP and the faculty members.
The Convocation Ceremony began with the tradition of Convocation procession, handing over of the institute’s flag by the Passing out Student Council President to their junior counterparts. This symbolizes exchange of responsibilities by the outgoing president to the current president.
The award ceremony began with Dr. Renu Bhargva welcoming the dignitaries, parents and the alumni. She warmly congratulated PGDM graduates on their achievements.
Prof. Chetan Wakalkar addressed the alumni regarding their experiences at life at Campus and the corporates. He also enlightened the students on new world order, good governance corruption free environment.
This was followed by the Chief Guest, addressal to the students. Mr. Mehta spoke about current market trends, challenges faced by new entrants. He also stresses of the enhancements of skill set by every individual. He also shared his experiences and the challenges overcome during his enriched long professional stint. Finally he shared his thoughts on the India of dreams and power of youth.
The award ceremony began with bestowing the outstanding Academic achievers by medals & trophies by the Chief Guest and Group Director.
Ms. Madhuri Sathe, Dr. Renu Bhargva, Dr. Pandit Mali, & Dr. S P Singh joined the dignitaries in the presentation of the Diploma to the entire batch of PGDM 2014-16. It was a very touching moment for all of us to witness the emotion of parents when their wards where receiving the diplomas.
To conclude the Convocation ceremony Dr. Pandit Mali proposed the vote of thanks. The happiness on the faces of the parents was the reward of our efforts in giving the best education to our students.
The convocation ceremony was a moment of achievement, pride, fulfillment, joy and happiness. The atmosphere was charged with joy and excitement.