Bhubaneswar: Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar celebrated its 6th Annual Convocation for the PG 2021-23 and UG 2020–23 batch students at its campus in Bhubaneswar on November 25. Chairman -Mahindra Defence & Aerospace, Mahindra Agri & Micro-irrigation, CIE Automotive India & President Society of Indian Defence Manufactures Sriprakash Shukla graced the occasion as chief guest. Sudarsan Pattnaik, Padma Shree Awardee and international sand artist graced the ceremony as the guest of honour. The University bestowed the honorary degree of D.Lit (Honoris Causa) on these two illustrious individuals for their distinguished contributions in their respective fields.
Jayashree Mohta, Chairperson, Birla Global University and Birla Academy of Art & Culture presided over the convocation ceremony. Mohta, addressing the gathering said that the university has made several landmark achievements over the time in placements, academics thus leading to a surge in the number of students opting BGU to pursue their professional courses.
Shukla congratulated the students who received their undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. He stressed on the importance of understanding the balance that needs to be maintained between personal and professional life. “One must understand the importance of working in a team as a colleague and arrive at a collaborative approach among the team members. He further emphasized that one must be looked up to as a dependable person especially in an organization.
The Convocation was inaugurated with a lamp lighting ceremony followed by the welcome address by Prof (Dr). P. P. Mathur, Vice Chancellor, Birla Global University and presentation of the Annual Report of the University. The Chairman and the esteemed guests presented the degrees and gold medals to the students. The convocation was attended by the members Board of Governors, Board of Management, faculties, students and parents.