Noida, 29th April 2019: Delhi NCR-based, AICTE-approved management institute, Asian Business School (ABS) held its 6th Annual Convocation Ceremony on Saturday, 27th April 2019 at Dr. Ambedkar International Center, Janpath Road, New Delhi with due solemnity and convocated 152 students from the 2016-18 batch of Post Graduate Diploma in Management program.
The ceremony witnessed the presence of Chief Guests Dr. (Sh.) R. K. Somany, Chairman & Managing Director, HSIL Ltd. (Hindware); Sh. Prabhu Chawla, Editorial Director, The New Indian Express Group; and Mr. Arvind Kapur, Founder-Director Chicago Pizza. Distinguished personalities like Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President, Asian Education Group (AEG) and Dr. Lalitya Vir Srivastava, Director-Asian Education Group (AEG); Mr. Saurabh Sharma, Director-Asian Education Group (AEG); and Mr. Gurdeep Singh Raina Director-Asian Education Group (AEG) hosted the event on behalf of the Institute.
In his welcome address, Mr. Saurabh Sharma, Director-Asian Education Group (AEG) congratulated the passing out students and said that the institute was happy and proud of them. While wishing those who had a clear career path before them from here, he lamented that very few students in India think of starting their own ventures and become an entrepreneur. He exhorted the students that in this world full of challenges, they should look at them and treat them more as opportunities through positive thoughts and actions.
Presenting the ‘Academic Report’, Dr. Lalitya Vir Srivastava, Director-Asian Education Group (AEG) highlighted the academic excellence achieved by the ABS PGDM batch of 2016-18 and their great placements in top companies and brands across industries that has made the institute proud of its each and every student.
This was followed by Convocation Oath from passing out batch rendered by Sh. Prabhu Chawla, Editorial Director, The New Indian Express Group.
Addressing the august gathering, Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President, Asian Education Group (AEG) enlivened the ambience with his inspiring speech laced with some stirring Hindi couplets and exhorted students to lead the “Real Life” by giving them the highly motivating “ABCDEFG Mantra of Success”.
Delivering the convocation address, Dr. (Sh.) R. K. Somany, Chairman & Managing Director, HSIL Ltd. (Hindware), congratulated the students on their “well-deserved success that will define the bright future of our country.” He applauded their hard work and asked them to “never stop learning and exploring no matter what.”
Sh. Prabhu Chawla, Editorial Director, The New Indian Express Group also addressed the gathering. He talked about Dr. Somany’s great achievements and how his inspirational life could be looked upon as a role model for any business student. He cautioned the students to “never promise what you cannot deliver but always deliver more than what you promised.”
This was followed by an address by Mr. Gurdeep Singh Raina, Director-Asian Education Group (AEG) who began by congratulating the graduating students and wishing them all the best in their lives. In his interesting talk, he took the students into the annals of history and referred to the first reference of Convocation that was found in the Taittiriya Upanishad dating back to Vedic Age when the ‘Guru-Shishya Parampara’ was in the way education was imparted and it was a day when the Shishya completed his education at the feet of their Gurus and sought their Blessings before going out into the wider world.
This was followed by the customary vote of thanks and the convocation being declared closed.
The event concluded by the singing of the national anthem with due respect.