Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) celebrated the 31st Commencement Day “Deeksharambh”, at its campus in Greater Noida for its 2018-20 batch of management students on June 16, 2018. Sri Rajeev Dubey, Group President, HR, After-Market & amp; Corporate Services; Mahindra & Mahindra Limited was the Chief Guest on the occasion and the Guest of Honour was Shri Alok Kumar Choudhary, Chief General Manager, State Bank of India -Delhi Circle.
Director BIMTECH Dr H Chaturvedi, Dy. Director Dr Anupam Verma, Registrar Dr. K C Arora, were among the other dignitaries on the dais.
The Commencement day at BIMTECH called the “Deeksharambh” is a time of great ceremony, pageantry, and rejoicing, much of it representing traditions that are decades old in this unique academic celebration. The event was attended, among others, by 400+ freshers and their family members, having multidisciplinary educational and cultural backgrounds. One of the key USPs in the PGDM batch 2018-20 is better geographical diversity with students from 23 states.
The programme started with the Commencement procession of faculty led by the Director and the Registrar.
Addressing the future leaders, Chief Guest Sri Rajeev Dubey said "VUCA and the countervailing power gives birth to a New-Normal age … and the starting point for a leader in this New-Normal age is to have a purpose and a higher order dream." These words by the chief guest captured the essence of 'Deeksharambh', the 31st commencement day of BIMTECH, Greater Noida. Shri Dubey reiterated the importance of “Joy of Giving” back to the society, Self-image, self-development to be able to sustain in the VUCA world. His message to would be managers was “Dream will be the beacon of Life” and “Your Network will be your Networth”. The function that commenced with a sudden pleasant weather, happy parents’ faces and enthusiastic students, observed an array of intellectual gathering. An interesting part was Chief Guest Sri Rajeev Dubey’s humor clad, profound, insightful presentation that set the ball rolling towards the making of future leaders.
Shri Alok Kumar Choudhary, Chief General Manager, State Bank of India made a speech exploring the concept of ‘ROTI – Return on Time Investment.’ He laid emphasis on five foundation skills for lifelong development with much importance on Purpose.
The official program began with the faculty procession, Saraswati Vandana and Dr. H Chaturvedi’s welcome speech which set the right crescendo for a commencement that celebrated the aura of Deeksharambh, a tradition from the old Vedic era. He traced the growth path of the institute and assured the audience that the institution would live up to the high standards set by the Birla institutions across the country. He also exhorted the students to live up to the values set up by great men and thinkers like Gandhiji. According to him, the time has come to de-risk the country and take corrective measures.
The day that began with a puja and registration of the new batch, was filled with pageantry, confirming the legacy of excellence of the Birla Group, and following this odyssey BIMTECH began yet another year that asserts/marks the institution as an athenaeum of Indian management education.
The annual report of CIED was released at the hands of the dignitaries following the presentation of the hallmarks of the Centre by Chairperson and CEO Atal Incubation Centre Dr Abha Rishi. A book authored by Dr K C Arora, Registrar BIMTECH was also released on this special occasion.
The students thus entered the rigmarole of B School learning environment which continued on 17th July, 2018 in receiving mentoring form Alumni and Industry Connect. Another point which was stressed upon was the general tendency of MBAs to run behind compensation packages. The renowned industry experts suggested that high salary packages must not blind the candidates while taking up a job offer but the other aspects of job such as job profile, career growth, etc. should be taken into account. The takeaways from the day long deliberations were Learning Ability, Re-skilling and Up-skilling are the key competencies coupled with Empathy and Values which are the fundamentals for creating a place of pride in the corporate world.
The newcomers were cheered by their parents, alumni, faculty, corporate honchos and the invited guests.
Birla Institute of Management Technology was established in 1988 under the aegis of the Birla Academy of Art and Culture, and supported by Birla group of companies. Dr. (Smt.) Sarala Birla, chairperson of Birla Academy and Syt. B K Birla, chairperson of B K Birla Group of companies are the founders of the business school. The Board of Governors is comprised of eminent people from industry and headed by Smt Jayashree Mohta, Vice Chairperson, Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata.
BIMTECH offers two year AICTE approved post-graduate courses and PGDM courses in general management (PGDM), PGDM-International Business, Insurance Business Management (PGDM- Insurance Business) and retail Management (PGDM-Retail) The Centre for Research Studies conducts doctoral programmes and academic and industry focused research.
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