CONVOCATION PGDM Batch 2019-20
Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS) held its nineth Annual Virtual Convocation ceremony for the award of diplomas to the PGDM batch of 2019-21 on 14 August 2021.
Mr. Sharad Kumar Saraf, Chairman and Managing Director, Technocraft Industries (India) Ltd. was the Chief Guest of the occasion.
President RSET and Chairman DSIMS Shri Ashok Saraf welcomed Mr. Sharad Kumar Saraf, invited dignitaries, trustees of RSET, parents and graduating students. Shri Ashokji applauded the students and bestowed them with his strong message of being the future torchbearers of the country, thankful to parents, managing time to keep pace with the ever-changing world, acquiring good leadership skills, embracing technology, and following good ethics.
Dr. Sarita Vichore delivered the Welcome Address. She wished the graduating batch the very best in their professional careers, and expressed that leaders in business have no alternative to hard work.
Dr. C Babu presented the Director’s Report covering significant activities and achievements of DSIMS during Academic Year 2019-20. Director’s Report covered the Academic Excellence, Readiness and Resilience exhibited by the Institute during the ongoing pandemic, Social Outreach, Research, International Collaboration, International Immersion, good Placement, and recognitions of DSIMS faculty members’ and students’ achievement. He announced that DSIMS is ranked 5th Best B School in Mumbai according to the Times B School Survey, 2021. Dr. Babu appreciated the efforts taken by the faculty members in achieving the excellence.
Mr. Sharad Kumar Saraf in his convocation address told the nature of business opportunities and how the graduating batch should adapt themselves with concentration, dedication, value-system, positive attitude, involvement, engagement and being effective and efficient. Mr. Sharad Kumar Saraf wished the graduating batch a happy, healthy and bright future by concluding that education brings knowledge, knowledge brings wisdom and wisdom brings happiness and prosperity.
The stellar highlight of the entire event was the Award Ceremony. Dr. Sanchita Banerjee was the Master of Ceremony and Dr. Sumana Chaudhuri presented the 78 graduating students, who were awarded with diploma certificates. The toppers of each program across each domain have received Academic Excellence Award. Ms. Anusha Iyer of PGDM (2019-21) received Academic Excellence Award for scoring highest CGPA as well she received Sri Sunil Kabra Rolling Trophy award for being the academic topper of the PGDM batch 2019-21. Ms. Aakansha Chopra bagged the Student of the Year Award and Sri Kailash Parasrampuria Rolling trophy in appreciation of her academic excellence, Co-curricular, Extra-curricular and Institution building activities.
Dr. Sarika Jain, HoD HR anchored the students to take the MBA oath and ensured to honor the sanctity of the same. Placement Chair Prof. Somesh Banerjee delivered the vote of thanks expressing gratitude to all those present in the ceremony and to all those who made this convocation a grand success.