20th Annual Convocation

On Friday, March 27, 2015 the Twentieth Annual Convocation for the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) for batch 2013-15 was held. Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala and Chairman of the Institute presided over the convocation and awarded Certificates of Merit to the 2013- 2015 batch students. Shri R.Seshasayee, Executive Vice Chairman, Hinduja Group, India was the Chief Guest on the occasion and delivered the Convocation Address. He conferred the gold medals to the students who exceled in various specializations – Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, Operations and Systems. In his address Shri. R. Seshasayee said youngsters constitute 60 percent of the population and they have massive power for change. But they have to think about what to change and how to change. He mentioned about many individuals from social and political movements, who have succeeded in bringing changes in the system. 
Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade spoke on the occasion and said that India is poised for high growth and development. Also, the high level of interest shown by the corporates towards the country is possibly a sign of improved wealth creation. He mentioned that in the modern corporate management, a disturbing feature is the phenomenon of falling moral and ethical standards. When we hear more about scandals and frauds, we feel about the lack of ethical and moral foundation of individuals. 
179 students were awarded PGDM certificates. Five top achievers were given gold medals. Apoorva P. bagged the highest with three medals – Chairman’s Distinguished Student Gold Medal, Ankur Gupta Memorial Alumni Gold Medal for Excellent Performance in Finance and Gold Medal for Excellent Performance in Human Resources Management. Nishanth M. S. was conferred Ankur Gupta Memorial Gold Medal for Best Overall Performance. Gold Medal for excellent performance in Marketing was presented to Abhijit Vijayeendra Korti, Gold Medal for Excellent Performance in Systems was awarded to Kavita Mary Thomas and Gold Medal for Excellent Performance in Operations was bestowed upon Vikas N.
Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD welcomed the gathering and presented a glimpse of significant achievements & activities of 2014-15. Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director, SDMIMD, proposed the vote of thanks. 
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