Hyderabad, 6th November- IMT Hyderabad hosted the Convocation Ceremony for the batches of 2019-2021 and 2020-2022 on its campus. The ceremony commenced by welcoming the convocation procession, which was led by Venkata Chakrapani C, Dean-Academics, IMT-Hyderabad. The Chief Guest for this occasion was Ms. Shobana Kamineni, the Executive Vice Chairperson of Apollo Hospitals Group.
The Chief Guest and Dr. K. Sriharsha Reddy, Director, IMT Hyderabad, lit the inaugural lamp, symbolizing a prayer for solidarity. The event proceeded with Saraswati Vandana sung by Anagha Menon of batch 2021-2023. The Chief Guest released the Souvenir of Convocation 2022, published to commemorate this auspicious occasion.
The Director presented the annual report for the academic years 2021 & 2022. He talked briefly about the diversified pool of students from more than 20 states of the two batches and the numerous essential events that took place in the college. He mentioned that the faculties have presented more than 90 research papers in the last two years and have also contributed towards publishing various case studies. He said that around 80 companies like DE Shaw, Wipro, and Marico had visited the institute for final placements.
Shri Kamal Nath, the Chief Mentor, IMT Hyderabad, via video message, spoke about the importance of a management degree, one of the newest forms of science and one of the oldest forms of art. He also spoke about IMT knowing the importance of knowledge and new ways for sustaining microscopic & telescopic vision, which will become the hallmark of one's career. At the end of his address, he congratulated all the students and hoped to hear more success stories.
The Chief Guest, Ms. Shobana Kamineni, mentioned the significance of this day in a student's life while addressing the students. She noted that students shouldn't be afraid of trying new things as they have a lot to learn about this new digital world. She also mentioned that the right path would always be the hardest. She stated that India has tremendous opportunities in the health sector and can become an economical yet effective healthcare alternative. She ended her oration with a quote by Pope Francis.
The event moved forward by presenting the medals and diplomas to the students of both batches. The ceremony was closed after the director facilitated the management oath. The vote of thanks was presented to all the guests by the Dean, Dr. Venkata Chakrapani C, which formally concluded the event.