IIM Bangalore’s 46th Convocation ceremony on April 16 goes digital

Bengaluru: Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) will host its 46th Convocation from 05.30 pm on April 16th (Friday), 2021, which will include the announcement of gold medals. The entire event will be held in the virtual mode. Dr. Arvind Krishna, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IBM, will be the Chief Guest on the occasion and deliver the Convocation address.

Students will graduate in the virtual presence of Dr. Arvind Krishna, Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Chairperson, Board of Governors, IIMB, Professor Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director, IIMB, eminent Board members and members of the faculty, who will join the event online. To watch the event online, please visit https://www.iimb.ac.in/convocation-2021/

Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty will share his message and Professor Rishikesha T Krishnan will highlight achievements and accomplishments of the institute.

IIM Bangalore also announced the names of the recipients of the institute’s Distinguished Alumni Awards for 2021. The awardees are Revathy Ashok, PGP 1980, Co-founder, Strategy Garage; J Laxman Rao, PGP 1982, Chairman & Managing Director, Mold-Tek Technologies Ltd. and Mold-Tek Packaging Ltd., and Sameer Nair, PGP 1996, Co-founder, Gram Oorja. They will be felicitated in a virtual function on April 17th (Saturday).

The awards, instituted in 2007 at IIMB, are given to alumni in recognition of their achievements of exceptional merit and excellence in their chosen field of endeavor – be it industry, management, entrepreneurship, research, academia, or social service. Each recipient of the prestigious award receives a citation and her/his name is engraved on the Wall of Fame at IIMB.


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