Jamshedpur, March 24 : XLRI, Xavier School of Management is all set to hold its 61st Annual Convocation on Saturday.
A total of 606 XLRI students will receive their graduating certificates and medals including – 358 students of Postgraduate Programmes in Management – BM and HRM; 117 students of 15-months PGDM (General Management) Programme; 11 students of Fellow Program in Management (FPM) from Jamshedpur Campus 56 students of 2014–2017 batch of PGDM-BM Programme (Evening); 29 students of 2013 –2016 batch of PGDM-BM Programme (Dubai) and 17 students of 2014 – 2017 batch of PGDM-BM Programme (Dubai).
This year XLRI will confer the prestigious ‘Sir Jehangir Ghandy Medal for Industrial and Social Peace’ to Adi Godrej, chairman, The Godrej Group.
He will also deliver the convocation address to the graduating students at the event.
Adi Godrej has been president of several Indian trade and industrial bodies and educational institutions. He is Chairman of the Board of the Indian School of Business, and past President of the Confederation of Indian Industry.
He has been a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council of the MIT Sloan School of Management, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, and a member of the Wharton Asian Executive Board. Mr. Godrej is also a patron of the Himalayan Club.
About 18 Indian students of the third batch (2015- 17) of the Global MBA Programme by XLRI in partnership with Weatherhead School of Management, USA and School of Economics & Management of Tongji University Shanghai, China will receive their graduating certificates. Besides certificate and medal from their home school – XLRI they will also be awarded a joint certification from the 3-schools’ consortium on the occasion.
Fr. E Abraham S.J., director, XLRI said, “Convocation is considered the most significant event in the academic year 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 61st Convocation of our institution”.