New Delhi: Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM), India’s premier B-school hold its 23rd annual convocation at Dwarka Campus New Delhi. Dr. Tessy Thomas, Distinguished Scientist & Director General (Aero System),DRDO well- known as “India’s Missile Woman” graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest.The convocation viewed 237 students passing from the three PG Diploma Management streams ,in which 169 students were from PGDM (Full –time) ,8 students from PGDM(Part-time) and 60 students from PGDM(Finance).
The convocation witnessed gold medallists for academic excellence in their respective streams. The meritious students were Divyanshi Sharma PGDM (Full-time), Aishwarya Singla PGDM (Finance) and Vimal Kumar Srivastav PGDM (Part-Time) . The Lalita Shastri Memorial Award for overall excellence went to Ms. Divya Chopra and Amit Chopra Memorial Award for contribution to Social Service and Extracurricular Activities went to Mr.Saurabh Maloo. The ceremony also presented awards, scholarships and recognition to students from all the three streams for their contribution and excellence in the academics and co-curricular activities.
Delivering the convocation address, guest, Dr. Tessy Thomas, Director General (Aero System), DRDO said that the economy growth of the country depends on the growth of science and technology. India has provided its power in the field of science and technology by exploring space. She added the true leader is someone who earns respect through his rightful actions and mass following without any dictatorship. Leader must inspire others to follow his footsteps and become the guiding light for the humanity.
Shri Anil Shastri, Chairman, LBSIM said “World is transforming, rapidly in every sector but core in science & technology. India has more potential to adopt new things as compare to other countries, but students need to be part of this. He emphasized on the optimum utilization of all energies toward a definite goal and contribute to the development of the nation. He also paid his tribute to the brave soldiers of our countries for their sacrifice.
Dr.D.K Srivastav ,Director ,LBSIM presented the institute annual report and congratulated students for making the institute as well as their family proud.
The campus was a scene of festivities and emotional moments with farewell parties, group photos, selfies and celebrations. The family members of the students exchanged notes of the success of their wards and immensely enjoyed the convocation ceremony.