Jamshedpur, Feb 12: XLRI – Xavier School of Management is all set to hold its 64th Annual Convocation on February 20. The first-ever virtual convocation ceremony will be held to bid a final farewell to the 2018-20 batch.
Sanjiv Mehta, chairman and managing director of Hindustan Unilever Ltd will grace the convocation ceremony as the chief guest and will deliver the convocation address.
On this significant day, XLRI will be virtually presenting graduating certificates to a total of 527 students, including – 182 & 180 students of Postgraduate Programmes in Management – BM, and HRM of 2018-2020 batch; 104 students of 15-months PGDM (General Management) Program; 13 students of Fellow Program in Management (FPM) and 48 students of 2017–2020 batch of PGDM-BM Programme (Evening).
Fr. P Christie S.J., director, XLRI, said, “Convocation is the most significant event in the academic journey for every student, as it is the culmination of all the efforts put in by an individual during their time at the XLRI campus. Considering the current Covid-19 pandemic, we have decided to shift the 64th Annual Convocation to the virtual medium. We look forward to welcoming students and their families to the Convocation to celebrate their academic achievements.”
T. V. Narendran, chairman, board of governors at XLRI & MD – Tata Steel India and South East Asia said, “For over seven decades, XLRI has steadfastly held on to its mission of proffering world-class education across various management-centric programs. XLRI diligently strives to create a value-based and ethics-driven teaching and learning environment while underscoring the need for all-round development. This emphasis on inculcating important core-values is what sets XLRI apart from other B-schools in the country.”