It is a proud privileged for ABV-IIITM Gwalior to organize alumni meet for the second time in its most prestigious campus. Such meets provide an opportunity to the Alumni, the Institute, and generation of current students, to bond the relation with “Alma Mater”, with trustworthy and long lasting.
In its 2 day event, 29th and 30th August 2009, during Alumni meet, there were many events organized by the students, faculty, with all support from the institute, under the great leadership under Dr. S.G. Deshmukh, Director, IIITM-Gwalior.
The main function of the alumni meet was held on 29th August 2009, where Dr. D.P. Agarwal, Chairman UPSC was the Chief guest,and Mr. Rajdeep Sehrawat vice president NASSCOM, Dr. M.N. Buch, Prof. Mishra and Prof. Yogesh Andley were the guest of honour.
The first day of the Alumni Meet began by the interaction with Mr. Rajdeep Sehrawat, Vice-President, NASSCOM. He started with a presentation on Innovation. He mainly laid emphasis on increasing the number of Ph.Ds in India. As he believes “Ph.D is a must for Innovation, Innovation will happen in the institutes only not at the profit mending firms”. “Invention which creates commercial value to millions is an Innovation”, he stated.
Next to address us was Dr. M.N Buch, Chairman, Board of Governors. He had joined the Indian Administrative Services in 1957 and was allotted Madhya Pradesh Cadre. He is known as the architect of new Bhopal for the urban planning concepts he introduced. He stressed on empowering the most backward areas of India with technology. No matter how advanced we get, the root causes that hinders the growth should be eliminated. With various technology, if people are still computer illiterate, it is still a waste.
Then Prof. Yogesh Andley came to grace the Alumni Meet. He is alumnus of IIT Delhi. He is the current director at Grow Talent Company limited and CMD of Nucleus Software Exports Ltd. He is on the board of Amity incubator center. He is responsible for starting an innovative SOIL (School of Inspired Leadership). He mainly stated the ways of imparting education, various different ways on effective teaching. He himself is going to take up an initiative of a year MBA course, 52 weeks intensive course in collaboration with Industries.
Our chief guest of the alumni meet was our Founder Director, Prof. D. P Agarwal. Now, He is the chairman Union Public Service Commission. “ABV-IIITM is an amalgam of IIM and IIT”. Hence students should be able to live up to it’s aspirations and expectations. He said Institute consists of not only students but also of faculty and services provided, hence every Alumnus must respect its institute.
Presenting the valuable vote of thanks by our Director Prof. S.G Deshmukhhe , extended the very sincere thanks to all the dignitaries for sparing their time with the next generation to give a strong economy to the country. He also expressed his thanks to all the faculty members and students for making the event a grant success. He wished that such meets would give greater mileage in building the global image of IIITM
Followed by the documentary prepared by the students of IIITM describing the achievements.
Correspondent : Swati Sablok