The 3rd Annual Convocation of IIM Raipur will be held today on March 24, 2014 at 4 pm at the V.W. Canyon. The Chief Guest of the Convocation, Shri. Sunil Munjal, Joint Managing Director, Hero Motocop Ltd., and Chairman Hero Corporate Service Ltd., will deliver the Convocation Address. Shri Hari S. Bhartia, Chairman, BoG, IIM Raipur will preside over the function whereas Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Raipur will present the Director’s Report.
Mr. Munjal is the Jt. Managing Director of Hero MotoCorp Ltd., and Chairman of Hero Corporate Service Ltd. Recognised by ‘India Today’ – India’s largest English news magazine, as one of the “Faces of the Millennium” for business. He is responsible for developing growth strategy and implementation of new business plans for the Group.
Mr Sunil Kant Munjal has received Glob Scot Award from the Scottish Government in Sept., 2012. His name has been inscribed on The Royal Society of Medicine’s Wall of Honour at London in recognition of his contribution in Affordable Healthcare as President of Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana in February, 2013. He is also the President of the Ludhiana Sanskritik Samagam, an organisation that promotes performing arts across North India.
He is also the Founder Chairman of BML Educorp Services and is the guiding force behind the BML Munjal University and is playing a key role in helping create a unique Higher Education Initiative. He is an Advisory Board Member of the UK India Business Council.
He is on the boards of the Indian School of Business at Hyderabad and Mohali. He is Member of the Board of Governors of IIT, Ropar in Punjab. He also serves on the President’s Council at the University of Tokyo. He has been appointed by the Punjab Govt as Chairman of the Board of Governors of Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar in October, 2012.
Mr. Munjal was President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). He is currently a member of Prime Minister’s Council on Trade & Industry that regularly interacts with the Indian Prime Minister on economic issues.
In the press conference held at V.W. Canyon, Director Prof. Sahay informed the media about the programmes of 3rd Annual Convocation:
Prof. Sahay also informed that a Pre-Convocation Function on the eve of the 3rd Annual Convocation has been organised at IIM Campus. All students from PGP, FPM, EFPM and PGPWE will participate in the function to celebrate the success of IIM Raipur in last one year. On this occasion, Director will felicitate the outstanding contributions made by outgoing graduates of PGP2012-14 for different committees and clubs like International Relations Committee, Public Relations Committee, Quizzing Club, Cultural and Sports Club, Operations Club, Event Organizers, Outstanding Academic Performance in Ist Year and IInd Year, Overall Outstanding Contribution and Class Representatives. Some of faculty members and staff will also be felicitated on this grand Pre-Convocation Function for their outstanding contributions in the development of the institute. The event will end with a grand dinner for all the students, faculty members and staff.