Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) will celebrate its 41st Foundation Day on October 28, 2014 with a special lecture on ‘Living & Acting Creatively’ by Ramji Raghavan, founder and chairman, Agastya International Foundation, the world’s largest hands-on mobile science education program for economically disadvantaged children and rural teachers.
The Foundation Day lecture will be delivered at the IIMB auditorium at 6 pm, followed by the Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony. Comments Dr. Sushil Vachani, director, IIM Bangalore, “On Foundation Day, we celebrate the contributions of people here who work untiringly to create an intellectually stimulating environment and revisit our commitment to educate leaders and entrepreneurs who truly make a difference in the world.”
This year’s recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Awards are Rajeev Bakshi (PGP’79), CEO, Metro Cash & Carry India, and professor Das Narayandas (PGP’84), senior associate dean, Harvard Business School.
IIMB’s Distinguished Alumni Awards (DAA) was instituted in 2007; awardees have included ISRO chairman Dr. K Radhakrishnan (PGP’76), former chairman of Bharat Petroleum Ashok Sinha (PGP’77), CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi Focus Network India Malavika Harita (PGP’82), founder-MD of Sabre Partners India Rajiv Maliwal (PGP’85), chairman of India operations at Goldman Sachs Sonjoy Chatterjee (PGP’94) among others. Each recipient of the DAA receives a citation and the honour of having his/her name engraved on IIMB’s wall of fame.
For more details on the 41st Foundation Day program schedule, please visit www.iimb.ernet.in or call (080) 26993133.Campus