Orientation Ceremony for 16th batch of
“IBA – Bangalore”
14th June, 2016
“Ya Kundendu E, tushaar Haar dhavala, Ya subhra Vastravita,
Ya Veenaam Vardanamandit karo, Ya Shwet Padmasana,
Ya Bramhachyut Shankar Prabhitibhir, Devai Sada Vandata,
Saa Maa Saraswati Bhagwati, Neeshesh Jaadyapaha”
This auspicious day started with the blessings of “Goddess of Knowledge” after the above-mentioned quotes of Saraswati Vandana were chanted by the senior batch student Kumari Kavita and was honoured by the lightening of the lamp by respected dignitaries which filled the aura with purity & peace. It was a beautiful morning of 14th June 2014 when the whole IBA family gathered to welcome the 16th batch (20016-18) of IBA, Bangalore for starting a new chapter in their life and bestowing their best wishes on them for the next two years of hard work, determination & perseverance that lay ahead of them. This crucial event is a milestone for the students as it kick-starts the 2 years of training they will undergo to become “Future Managers” in the Corporate world. Well known dignitaries of IBA including Chief Guest Mr. T R Parasuraman (Deputy Managing Director & Member of Board – Toyota Industries Engine Pvt. Ltd.), Shri B.M.L Jain (Chairman – IBA), Dr. Subhash Sharma (Director – IBA Bangalore) and Mr. Manish Jain (CEO & Founder – IBA Bangalore), along with all the faculty & staff members graced the event with their presence. The ceremony started with Prof. Suresh Chandra welcoming the new students into IBA family. It was followed by Shri B.M.L. Jain and Dr. Subhash Sharma who talked about “Mantras of Success” in the current scenario and explained how management education at IBA helps the cause. Subsequently, the members of Faculty and Staff took turns, introducing themselves to the new students, who in turn introduced themselves to the gathering. It was now time to end the event by thanking all those who were present which was well presented by Prof. Ramesh S with a hope that the new batch will follow in the footsteps of their predecessors to strive hard and raise the bar of academic achievements within and beyond the Institute at various levels.