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Anu Aga to receive Sir Jehangir Ghandy Medal for Industrial and Social Peace

XLRI�s 63rd convocation on March 23

Mail News Service

Jamshedpur, March 15 :XLRI- Xavier School of Management is all set to hold its 63rd Annual Convocation on 23rd March, 2019. On this significant day, 519 XLRI students will receive their graduating certificates and medals including � 182 and 179 students of Postgraduate Programmes in Management – BM and HRM; 109� students of 15-months PGDM (General Management) Programme; 12 students of Fellow Program in Management (FPM) and� 37 students of� 2016�2019 batch of� PGDM-BM Programme (Evening).

Speaking about this momentous occasion Fr. E Abraham S.J., Director, XLRI said, �Convocation is the most significant event in the academic journey for every student, faculty and staff as it is the culmination of all the efforts put in by an individual during their time at the campus. This year is an important milestone for us at XLRI as we celebrate the 70th Year of our institution�.

This year XLRI would confer the prestigious �Sir JehangirGhandy Medal for Industrial and Social Peace� to PadmashriAnu Aga, Former Chairperson of Thermax Ltd. She will also deliver the convocation address to the graduating students at the event.

Father Abraham, Director, XLRI further added, �PadmashriAnu Aga is one of India�s most influential corporate leaders and a notable philanthropist. Her work as a responsible leader and contribution to the society echoes XLRI�s philosophy � �For the Greater Good�.  We are immensely happy to present this year�s �Sir JehangirGhandy Medal for Social and Industrial Peace� to Anu Aga in appreciation of her multi-dimensional accomplishments.�

Anu Aga is the former chairperson of Thermax Ltd. After retiring from Thermax, she took to social work. She is currently Chairperson of Teach For India. She has won multiple accolades for her works and contribution to the society. In 2010 she was awarded the Padma Shri for Social Work by the Government of India. She was nominated to Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of Indian Parliament on 26 April 2012, by President PratibhaPatil.

Sir JehangirGhandy Medal for Industrial and Social Peace, instituted by XLRI in 1966, in honour of the Late Sir JehangirGhandy, former Chairman of the Board of Governors- XLRI is awarded to Heroic Leaders who have contributed towards the growth of their respective organizations and also impacted the growth of our nation in a significant way. The medal was instituted by XLRI in gratitude for Sir JehangirGhandy�s yeoman contribution to XLRI and the society at large.

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