28th Commencement Day –
Deeksharambh, the 28th Commencement Day for Batch 2015-17, Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida was held on June 14, 2015. Dr. Harivansh Chaturvedi, Director, BIMTECH, in his welcome address shared the winning mantra of Stretch, Connect, Compete and Win with the young learners. He cautioned them that they should be ready for exponential learning and for the marathon and not for the sprint.
Dr. Arbind Prasad, Director General, FICCI was the The Guest of Honour and spoke on “The Emerging Economic Scenario”. Dr. Prasad discussed in detail the umpteen opportunities available in the current vibrant Indian economy and encouraged the students to work towards being job providers rather than job seekers. He spoke about the Government Policies and encouraged the students to be active participants in nation building and contribute their viewpoints in formulation of these policies.
Dr. A K Balyan, MD & CEO of Petronet – LNG Limited was the Chief Guest and shared this thought on “How to Be a Successful Manager”. He shared several tips and reinforced with the students that Sound Values should be the Bedrock and it is important that first and foremost they should be responsible citizens and good human beings. He also laid emphasis on the importance of taking initiatives and constantly trying to reinvent oneself. He enumerated the significance of possessing good communication skills alongwith technical knowledge. Lastly, he encouraged the students to Dream Big, Take Smart Risks and be constantly focused on building their leadership skills. The Vote of Thanks was delivered by Dr. Anupam Varma, Deputy Director and Dean – Academics, BIMTECH.