IIM Raipur’s 6th Convocation today

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 05 May 2017 09:59:20

Staff Reporter,


The sixth annual convocation ceremony of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Raipur will be held on Friday at GEC Campus. Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh will be the chief guest of the ceremony which will also be graced by eminent personalities like Shyamala Gopinath, Chairperson, Board of Governors and Professor Bharat Bhasker, Director, IIM Raipur. The Chief Minister will also deliver the convocation address. The ceremony will be held from 4.00 pm to 5.45 pm at the GEC Campus of IIM Raipur. The Chairpersonwill preside over the function and deliver the welcome address while The IIM Raipur Director will present the achievements of the institute in the director’s report.

During the one and a half hour event, diploma will be awarded by the Chairperson to the PGP (2015-17 and 2014-16 batches). Following which, a souvenir will be released and medals will be awarded by the Chief Minister. During this ceremony, the topper of the batch will be awarded a gold medal by the ICSI representative. Followed by which, IIM Raipur magazine will be released.

On the eve of the 6thconvocation of IIM Raipur, Effulgence, the official magazine of IIM Raipur was unveiled on Thursday. The central theme of this year’s magazine revolves around the need and the rise of women entrepreneurship.

The magazine boasts of editorial pieces from  K Vaitheeswaran who is widely regarded as the father of Indian e-commerce; Sapna Chaudary, co-founder of makemywishes.com; and Kulpreet Yadav, the renowned author. “During this event, Mohit Jethi, a student of PGP 2015-17 received a signature award for academic excellence from the President, ICSI.