3rd October 2023; Mumbai: Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) celebrated its 36th Foundation Day on October 2nd, coinciding with the 154th Gandhi Jayanti. The celebration underscores the institute‘s unwavering dedication to instilling the tradition and values of social welfare in its college students. The three-day celebration, commencing on September thirtieth and persevering with by October 1st, featured performances by the National School of Drama Repertory group with drama “Maaee Ree Main Kaa Se Kahun”, directed by Shri Ajay Kumar, and the Asmita Theatre Group from New Delhi with drama “Andha Yug,” directed by Shri Arvind Gaur.
The Foundation Day operate on October 2 started with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp, adopted by the welcoming of company. During the occasion, the establishment paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi by enjoying his favourite bhajan, ‘Vaishnav Jan To Tene Kahiye’.
Shri. Anshu Gupta, founder of Goonj, graced the event because the Chief Guest. He mentioned, “ Thank you very a lot to BIMTECH for inviting me to their 36th Foundation Day. I come from a household of engineers—a really decided household that ensured everybody studied properly. There weren’t many monetary assets again then. I usually assume that with the ability to converse in a couple of language exterior the nation permits me to speak with everybody. It is a large funding for the era, which by no means thought of shopping for a automobile however invested extra within the schooling of all of us. From a decided household with restricted means to witnessing life’s complexities, I realized that challenges are available numerous types. My journey by journalism and Indian mass communication unveiled hidden tales of dignity and resilience. Charity, whereas well-intentioned, ought to purpose for sustainable empowerment, not dependency. We should cherish our schooling and uphold the dignity of each particular person. Let us work collectively, regardless of our backgrounds, to construct a nation the place honesty and ambition drive progress. Subsidies are alternatives, not entitlements, and giving again enriches us all. In a world the place schooling stays our most enduring subsidy, let’s guarantee it reaches everybody.”
Dr. Harivansh Chaturvedi, Director, BIMTECH, delivered a welcome speech wherein he emphasised the outstanding improvement of the institute from a small basement in New Delhi to 1 of the highest B-schools. He highlighted the institute‘s tireless efforts to boost consciousness about ESG in each the company and tutorial spheres.
Also, he welcomed to host Mr. Anshu Gupta, a real disciple of Gandhi who left his company profession to embark on a transformative journey. His group, Goonj, exemplifies Gandhi’s ideas in addressing urgent international challenges, incomes worldwide recognition. It stands as a beacon of hope within the face of local weather change, sustainability, and humanitarian points.
He mentioned, “Mahatma Gandhi’s eleven vows, together with fact, nonviolence, simplicity, and obligation in direction of humanity, stay profoundly related, not simply in India however throughout the globe. BIMTECH’s option to begin on October 2nd, Gandhi’s birthday, displays his enduring impression. Albert Einstein as soon as remarked, ‘Generations to return will scarcely imagine that such a one as this ever in flesh and blood walked upon this earth.’ Gandhi’s affect on our world can’t be overstated.”
In conserving with its illustrious heritage of encouraging vital contributions to schooling, the BIMTECH administration additionally bestowed numerous honours, just like the Basant Kumar Birla Distinguished Scholar Award, 2022; the Best Researcher and Teaching Excellence Award, 2022; and the felicitation of school and employees finishing 10 years of service.
On this event, the Insurance India Report, and the Annual Activity Report have been additionally launched.
The insurance coverage report has articles from many eminent names within the enterprise, like Shri G.N. Bajpai, ex-Chairman SEBI and LIC; Shri Sakate Khaitan, Senior Partner, Khaitan Legal Associates; and Shri Tapan Singhel, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd. It additionally suggests regulatory reforms within the insurance coverage sector. It is noteworthy to notice that BIMTECH gives a PGDM in Insurance Business Management. The celebrations concluded with a proper vote of thanks by Dr. Okay. C. Arora, Registrar of BIMTECH.