Hyderabad, Aug 13: A graduation ceremony for 692 students of its Hyderabad (481) and Mohali (211) campuses was organized here on Friday by the Indian School of Business (ISB).
Students of PGP (class of 2021), FPM (Fellow Programme in Management) and founding class of EFPM (Executive Fellow Programme in Management) took part in the E-Graduation Ceremony.
Congratulating the graduates at the 20th graduation ceremony, Chief Guest Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran said, “I believe that the new India that emerges in the coming decade can be the global leader in R&D, science and technology, AI, advanced manufacturing and next generation products and services.
We have the right human capital. We have the scale. We just need to make the right investments. And for that, we need to start with the fundamentals”, underlined Chandrasekaran.
Earlier, addressing his first graduation ceremony as the Dean of the ISB, Professor Madan Pillutla said, “After completing two decades of meaningful and eventful years of national contribution, ISB is in for more promising and exciting times ahead.
Speaking on the occasion Harish Manwani, Chairperson ISB Executive Board while congratulating the students, said, “For a successful business, ‘values’ and ‘purpose’ are more important than ever, as are ‘people’ in these trying times. Organisations should become more agile and resilient to encounter any unprecedented challenge.” ISB will continue to equip its students to become future-ready and enable them to usher in futuristic and innovative growth models worth emulating by others, he added.
The graduation ceremony also celebrated the accomplishments of its students by announcing awards to students who excelled in academics and extracurricular activities and those who had demonstrated exemplary leadership skills throughout the year.
Siddhant Gupta from the Mohali campus and Tanya Sri Yerra from the Hyderabad campus received the gold medals for topping the class.
ISB Parmeshwar Godrej Award, which is given to honour the memory of the late Ms. Parmeshwar Godrej to an Exemplary Woman Student who has a strong commitment to social causes, was presented to Ridhi Vohra from Co2021.
Rakesh Bharti Mittal, Chairperson, Mohali Campus Advisory Board and members of the ISB Board, joined in the virtual event along with students, families, faculty, staff, alumni, and other dignitaries.