Hyderabad, June 28, 2019: Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE) organised convocation ceremony for 2017-18 batch at Shamirpet campus. The Institute welcomed Padma Vibhushan Dr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, former Director of ISRO Centre as the Chief Guest at the ceremony.
The convocation commenced with the ceremonial procession led by the IPE Director and President followed by the Chief Guest, Members of the Board, Dean, Registrar and Controller of Examinations wearing their graduation regalia in white and black. It marked the passing out of the largest group of students from IPE, 196 of PGP Class of 2017, 385 of PGP Class of 2018.
Ms Kavya Kolluru, topper of PGDM 2018 batch was awarded Gold medal in recognition of her outstanding academic performance throughout the year. An atmosphere of pride, happiness and exhilaration prevailed peppered with rounds of applause, as students went on stage to collect their certificates.
Dr. Kasturirangan gave away certificates to the graduating students and addressed the gathering. The celebrations came to a close with the ceremonial hat toss marking the finale of the Convocation 2019. One could witness several touching and emotional moments as friends, classmates, families hugged each other, promising to keep in touch and meet again.
Sri. K. Madhava Rao IAS (Retd), President, Board of Governors (BOG); Dr. P. Rama Rao, Emeritus President, IPE, Chairman; Mrs. Mahapara Ali, former CGM Corporate Centre, State Bank of India; Sri. Jayesh Ranjan, IAS participated in the celebrations along with invited guests, students, parents, alumni, faculty and staff and other dignitaries from the academic world, industries and the government.