Padma Vibhushan Dr. KrishnaSwamy Kasturirangan presided over the Convocation Ceremony at VijayBhoomi University
Feb 2023: India’s first liberal professional university, VijayBhoomi University conducted their 2nd convocation ceremony at the campus today. Padma Vibhushan Dr. KrishnaSwamy Kasturirangan, Chairman of NEP Draft Committee, Jaspal Sidhu, Chairman at Singapore International School graced the occasion with their presence.
Mr. Sanjay Padode, President, VijayBhoomi University, Dr. Atish Chattopadhyay, Vice Chancellor , Dr. Anil Paila, Pro Vice Chancellor, along with Deans of all the schools of Vijaybhoomi University, attended the Convocation alongside officials, students & parents with a proud heart.
Congratulating the graduating students, chief guest, Dr. KrishnaSwamy Kasturirangan said, “Graduation ceremonies are very close to a student’s heart. It’s a mark of culmination of one milestone and the beginning of the next journey. You are all about to embark on your professional careers now. I truly believe learning must continue forever and if you embrace learning it will provide joy, if you apply learning to solve problems it will give you sense of accomplishment and prosperity and both of these combined will give you happiness I am also given to understand that the curriculum of Vijaybhoomi University conforms with the spirit of NEP 2020. I am glad that our vision of transforming education in India by implementing NEP 2020 has already started to take shape and I hope the interdisciplinary learning will provide you an edge in your careers. I wish you the very best and hope you all rise and shine wherever you go.
Adding to this, Jaspal Sidhu, Chairman at Singapore International School said, “I completely agree with Dr. Kasturirangan. This phase of your life is extremely crucial. My one very important suggestion to you all isrelentless pursuit of excellence. The desire to pursue excellence will create the appetite for learning and all the benefits mentioned by Dr Kasturigan shall accrue to you when you keep learning. I would also like to share that tomorrow’s wolrd is going to measure impact and experiences. These measures will define tomorrow’s success unlike the present dominant metric namely wealth.I hope that all of you excel in your respective fields and grow wiser with everything life has to offer. Wishing you all the very best”.
Addressing the fresh graduates, Mr. Sanjay Padode, President, VijayBhoomi University said, ”Your graduation success is an outcome of efforts put in by your parents, teachers and the society. Always be grateful and remember that your success will make many proud and hence it is not only about you but about what you can contribute to others. I am hoping you will not only work for your prosperity and happiness but will also responsibly deliver on social obligations. I am also hoping you will use your learning and resources at your disposal to create positive impact and not be led by greed. I am also hoping you will use your ability to ideate and imagine to add value to society. I would like to give one last piece of advice and that is do not count the amount you give to the society, be rest assured that the society will return more than what you have given.”
Vice Chancellor, Dr. Atish Chattopadhyay also expressed his views. “It is an extremely proud moment for us. Looking at all of you today, I only see talent and passion. I know all of you have worked really hard to get till here and I am sure you will continue to do that in all the phases of life. Our university believes in not just training students to get a degree but also to make them better human beings. Therefore, I am sure you all will contribute to bring a positive change in the world through all your efforts as you all have been equipped with the most powerful weapon- high quality Education”.
VijayBhoomi University aspires to offer relevant and quality education and engage in high-quality research in engineering, business, law, science, and liberal arts. Based in Karjat, Raigad, it is devoted to nurturing holistic, socially responsible, and continuously employable professionals who make a positive difference in the world.