GHS- IMR celebrated its 21st Convocation on Saturday 29th April, 2017. Mr. M K Chakravorty, Registrar GHS-IMR, led academic procession in the ceremony hall. The academic procession comprised the Chief Guest, Dr. Karna Bir Poudyal, Dean Faculty of Management Studies, Pokhra University, Nepal, Mr. Yadupati Singhania, (Chairman GHS-IMR & MD, J K Cement), Mr. Abhishek Singhania (Member, Governing Council), Mr. A.K. Saraogi (Member,Governing Council), Mr. Anil Agarwal (Member, Governing Council); Director Dr. (Prof.) Rakesh Premi, GHS-IMR and the faculty members.
The program commenced with Saraswati Vandana and the ceremonial lighting of the lamp. The Chairman Y.P. Singhaniaji declared the Convocation open. Chief Guest Dr. Poudyal in his address praised the efforts made by the institute in the field of academics. He said that continuous and sincere efforts made by ants see them building great anthills. Their success mantra is simple- work, work and work. He demanded the graduating students into continuing their efforts and never to be deterred by failures. Highlighting the importance of integrity and work ethics in a cutthroat corporate setting, Dr. Poudyal urged the students to always take a principled stand.
Dr. (Prof.) Rakesh Premi, while reading the annual report of the institute, mentioned that the meritorious list this year also was dominated by female students, as 18 (60%) of them got first division against 12(40%) males. The placement process has been very good for the year. Companies like - Berger Paints, Prism Cement, Retail Quotient Research Private Ltd., VIP Industries, Paarth Infrabuild, HDFC Asset Management., RSPL Ltd., India Thermit Corporation, South Asia FM Ltd. Bajaj Finserv, SBI Mutual Fund etc. recruited the students through campus placement.
Prof. Shekhar Trivedi, presented the 21st batch students for conferment of diploma. All students were then called on the dais to receive their Diploma Certificate by the Chief Guest. The hall broke into huge applause as Barkha Kalani was awarded the Chairman’s Gold Medal, Surabhi Agarwal was awarded Chairman’s Silver Medal, Prabhanshu Tripathi, Shubhi Saxena, Deepak Tiwari and Geetika Sikka were awarded Director’s Merit Medal.
The ceremony concluded with the vote of thanks by the PGP Chair, Devendra Jaiswal, GHS-IMR followed by the National Anthem. All governing council, faculty members, staff members, students and parents of the students were present to witness the occasion.