SHILLONG- The Indian Institute of Management, Shillong hosted the commencement ceremony where 309 post-graduate programme (PGP) in management (2022–24), 5 Ph.D., and 11 Ph.D. Working Professionals were honoured during the interim session. The interim session is the first physical-mode event after the lockdown.
The Chief Guest at the ceremony was Dr. Anurag Batra, Chairman of BW Business World and Editor-in-Chief, and the First Director of IIM Shillong, Prof. Ashoke K. Dutta. With the invocation address, the ceremony was graced and followed by the welcome address by Director, IIM Shillong Prof D P Goyal.
Dr. Anurag Batra Chairman of BW Business World and Editor-in-Chief, made an insightful and engaging speech while addressing the students about pursuing entrepreneurship by sharing their previous academic and professional experiences. He emphasised the value of time in life once more. He thinks that time is our most potent weapon. Dr. Batra concluded his discussion of the difficulties and secrets of success in the business world by wishing everyone luck and urging them to make the most of their life.
Addressing the graduates, Prof. Ashoke K. Dutta, the First Director of IIM Shillong, explained the importance of clinical research in his speech to the graduates. Additionally, he guided the graduates to start with a company, be lifelong learners, astute observers, and passionate about solving societal challenges sharing his personal experiences while arguing that everyone must follow the rules and that one should never defy the law. He asserts that those who can manage with inclusivity and sustainability are the ones who will own the future and urged them to use the resources at hand in a productive way as he closed his remarks.”
Director of IIM Shillong, Prof D P Goyal welcomed the new participants and said that we are continually advancing in terms of academic and research metrics, as well as the number of admissions, makes him IIM-Shillong aims to become a worldwide renowned academic institution that fosters excellence in management, innovation, and entrepreneurship for business, government, and society, and this improved performance reflects the vision. What to prioritize and occasionally forgo on the road to success determines everything. Prof Goyal had no doubt that their graduates will put up a lot of effort to address our society’s issues, he added.”