Convocation Ceremony for 8th batch of
“IBA – Bangalore”
31st July, 2010
“Ya Kundendu E, tushaar Haar dhavala, Ya subhra Vastravita,
Ya Veenaam Vardanamandit karo, Ya Shwet Padmasana,
Ya Bramhachyut Shankar Prabhitibhir, Devai Sada Vandata,
Saa Maa Saraawati Bhagwati, Neeshesh Jaadyapaha”
It was a beautiful afternoon of 31st July 2010 when the whole IBA family gathered to congratulate the 8th batch (2008-10) of IBA, Bangalore for passing out successfully and wishing them all the lucks for their future endeavors. This auspicious day started with the blessings of “Goddess of Knowledge” after the above mentioned quotes of Saraswati Vandana were chanted by students which filled the aura with purity & peace. This magnificent event symbolizes “A new beginning” in the corporate world and was honoured by lightening of the lamp. Mr. Kishore Asthana was the chief guest for the day. Mr. Kishore is presently the Managing Consultant of Indus Options Consultancy and is a keen appreciator of Art & Literature which he admires as two of the most effective modes of expression and touching hearts of millions. He himself has written numerous poems in his lifetime based on his experiences and learnings. Mr. A. Thotathari Raman who at present is a Consulting Editor to Business India as well as an award winning author and management teacher was the guest of Honor. Well known dignitaries of IBA including Mr. B.M.L Jain, Chairman – IBA, Dr. Subhash Sharma, Director – IBA and Mr. Manish Jain, CEO – IBA, along with all the faculty members graced the event with their presence. The ceremony started with the welcome speech by Mr. Manish Jain followed by addressing the gathering by Mr. B.M L Jain, Chairman – IBA and other speakers on dais. Students graduated with flying colors and the same proud was visible on their as well as their parent’s faces. Several students received various awards & Scholarships including CEO’s Award of Best Outgoing Student in Academics worth Rs. 10,000/-which was grabbed by Mr. Arun Sharma; Chairman’s Award of Best Outgoing Student worth Rs. 15,000/- went to Mr. Kishore Mohite; The Chairman’s Special Award named as Award for Research Initiatives this year was claimed by Mr. Khan Fazal Ahmad and the most coveted Dr. Anil Agarwal Memorial Scholarship worth Rs. 25,000/- was awarded Ms. Ranjjini S.G. of 2008-10 Batch, every student was conferred their degree certificate by Mr. Kishore with a ray of hope to see them at top levels of different capacities in the new world, that they were stepping into. As our slogan goes “Think Beyond… Think IBA”, its significance was well demonstrated by the Batch 08-10. It was now time to end the event by thanking all those who were present which was well presented by Prof. Arvind Dholakia with a hope that the passing out batch will make their Alma Mater proud at different levels.