IMI, Bhubaneswar proudly hosted its 4th Annual Convocation Ceremony on November 15, 2016 at its campus to confer the PGDM Diploma degrees to graduating students of 2014-16 Batch, continuing to set again a benchmark in providing quality management education. IMI Bhubaneswar draws sustenance through creation; dissemination and application of knowledge which integrate seamlessly with each other to translate into research, teaching and training for their stakeholders. His Excellency Dr. S.C. Jamir, Hon’ble Governor of Odisha graced the event as Chief Guest.
The Hon’ble Governor of Odisha delivered the convocation address and presented the Gold Medal to Mr. Baba Mitra and Silver Medal to Mr. Tanul Sharma for their outstanding performance in the PGDM batch 2014-16. Ms. Nonie Sudan received the Director’s medal for overall contribution to the institute.
Addressing the audience, the Chief Guest His Excellency Dr. S.C. Jamir, Hon’ble Governor of Odisha congratulated the passed out PGDM 2014-16 batch of IMI, Bhubaneswar. He stated that the beginning of new journey has many challenges because of the global competitive economy; & prevailing political, health and environmental issues. He also added that there is a need to do an extensive work in the area of manufacturing and service sector to gain competitiveness. The managers of the new age should have the ability to identify the failures and the reasons behind them, and should work in a manner to eliminate those weaknesses by applying new innovative methods & hence, achieving competitive advantage in return.
At the outset Prof Ramesh Behl, Director IMI, Bhubaneswar delivered his welcome address and presented the annual academic report of the institute. He extended a warm and hearty welcome to the 4th Convocation. He stated that convocation is an opportunity for the community to come together to take measure and resort to move forward. He appreciated the efforts of faculty in research and publications. He congratulated the students in achieving 100% placements and showed gratitude to the companies for giving constant support and having faith in the institute.
His Excellency Dr. S.C. Jamir, Hon’ble Governor of Odisha also awarded “Dr. Rama Prasad Goenka best student medal” to Mr. Baba Mitra.
Over 400 dignitaries from academia, senior government officials, leaders from the corporate sectors, members of Board of Governors of IMI, Bhubaneswar as well as the parents of the graduating students attended the event.