MGI Group of Institutions organized its 2nd Annual Convocation ‘DIKSHANT – 2015’ on 27 December, 2015 with great zeal and grandeur. Eminent scientist and Director IIT Kharagpur, Padmashri Prof. (Dr.) K.L. Chopra graced the occasion as the Chief Guest by his benign presence. Prof. (Dr.) G.L. Datta, former Chancellor K.L. University & Dean IIT Kharagpur, Prof. (Dr.) Vinay Pathak, Vice-Chancellor, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Prof. (Dr.) V.K. Verma, Vice-Chancellor, AISECT University, Dr. Manoj Gupta, Director, B.I.E.T were the other distinguished guests who were present on the occasion.
The Convocation function was initiated through invocation in harmony with the arrival of the academic procession of the dignitaries and the academic council members with traditional honor till the dignitaries occupied their seats in the dais. The program commenced with the lighting of lamp by the dignitaries.
Mr. S.K.Rai, Chairman, Board of Governors, welcomed the dignitaries and termed the day as a golden day in the history of MGI, when the students who came as seeds left as grown up tree and expressed his proud feeling to see those students then in gown.
Group Director, MGI, Prof. (Dr.) Asish Kumar Mukhopadhyay also welcomed the dignitaries and briefed about the gradual growth of the institution. He focused on the rich resources that the institution possesses in terms of infrastructure, facility and human resources.
Prof. (Dr.) Vinay Pathak , Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, conferred degrees and distributed the degree certificates to the graduates of different branches in presence of all other dignitaries in the dais.
The Chief Guest, Prof. (Dr.) K.L. Chopra delivered the convocation address in an inspiring tune that mesmerized the whole audience. He urged upon the degree recipients to practice a new way of life and direct their thought process towards learning by doing.
Prof. (Dr.) V.K. Verma, Vice-Chancellor, AISECT University, enlightened the students with his encouraging words. Prof. (Dr.) G.L. Datta, former Chancellor K.L. University & Dean IIT Kharagpur, also motivated the students and wished them a bright career.
On this grand occasion, a book titled Ramesh K. Srivastava: Man And His Work, authored by Mrs. Smita Das was released by Prof. (Dr.) K.L. Chopra and other distinguished guests seated on the dais.
Prof. (Dr.) A.M. Popli, Associate Director (R&D) proposed the vote of thanks. After National Anthem, the academic procession followed the return path in the usual ceremonial way.