Jaipuria Institute of Management organized its first-ever E-Convocation today, where 900+ students from Noida, Lucknow, Jaipur, and Indore campuses were conferred course completion diplomas and certificates. Rajnath Singh, Minister of Defence was the chief guest.
These included 293 students who graduated From Noida, 295 from JIM’s Lucknow campus, 226 students that graduated from Jaipur campus and 127 students graduated from Indore. The students logged on through facebook to the ceremony which was hosted live online through video conferencing.
Congratulating the graduates and motivating them for their future, Rajnath Singh said “I convey my best wishes to all the graduates and congratulate them on their efforts and perseverance throughout their educational journey. I am sure the learning provided by Jaipuria Institutes will empower you and give you the strength to face the challenges of the future and sail through them smoothly.”
He emphasised on the the power of youth and mentioned that collaboration and collective efforts will be the key to success. He added that whenever in history the youth has come together, they have created and rewritten the history itself. The usage of technology to invent innovative solutions will become a norm for success. Technology can be a real rescue in difficult and challenging times. So, both technology and youth have immense potential for India.
Based on his own experiences, he provided the following life lessons to the students.
a) Follow your passion: He advised all passing out students to follow their passion and listen to their hearts to succeed in life
b) Learn to learn: He mentioned that Graduation day is not the end of learning rather it has just begun and will continue throughout. Hence, it is important to learn new lessons and skills in order to survive and succeed in the corporate world
c) Critical Thinking: He said critical thinking is one of the most sought after attributes in the corporate world. Tackling problems with an open and objective mind helps in finding the best solutions to combat them
In the end, he shared and emphasised on the vision of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for India of 21st century; Balwaan, Dhanwaan, Gyanvaan and Atma Nirbhar Bharat and urged the student to brace themselves and come forward to realize this dream.
“Despite the various challenges including the unprecedented spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jaipuria Institutes have shown resilience and adaptability in its response, trying to continuously serve the interests of all its stakeholders especially students in this uncertain time. For most of our students, Jaipuria is the beginning of a corporate career and our team continues to work tirelessly hand-in-hand with the students for their placements,” said . Shreevats Jaipuria, Vice Chairman.
Jaipuria Institute of Management also handed out best faculty awards to deserving faculty members and awards to distinguished alumni. 8 awards were given to faculty members under the categories ‘Teaching excellence’ and ‘Overall positive impact’. For teaching excellence, Dr. Athar Mahmod from Jaipuria Lucknow, Dr. S.R Singhvi from Jaipuria Noida, Dr. Jagdish Bhagwat from Jaipuria Indore and Dr. Swati Soni from Jaipuria Jaipur won the prestigious award. For overall positive impact, Dr. Athar Mahmod from Jaipuria Lucknow, Prof. Ajay Bansal from Jaipuria Noida, Prof Rima Namhata from Jaipuria Jaipur and Devika Trehan from Jaipuria Indore won the award.
Felicitating the alumni, Jaipuria Institute of Management also handed out awards to their alumni achievers. From the Jaipuria Lucknow Campus, awards were given to Prof. Ruby Bakshi Khurdi (Batch 1995-1997) for academic excellence, Sachin Kapoor (Batch 2000-2002) for entrepreneurship, Rupesh Nath (Batch 2001-2003) for corporate excellence and Garima Srivastava (Batch 2012-2014) for notable public service.