Stepping Out Day of 2016-2018 Batch
To mark the last day of 2016-2018 batch of SIIB, ‘Stepping Out’ day was organized at SIIB auditorium on 29th of March, 2018. Entire batch of 2016-18 and 2017-19 along with faculty graced the event which was anchored by junior batch students- Disha Budhlani and K.J. Sajani.
The event began with lighting of lamp by Dir. Asmita Chitnis, Dy.Dir. Dr. Prakash Rao and Col. Kadam which was followed by brief speeches from teaching faculty who shared glimpses about their journey with students of departing batch. Dr. Rao, Mr. Dipen Paul, Dr. Jeevan Nagarkar, Prof. Rajesh Jawajala, Dr. Shubhashish Bhattacharya and Prof. Viraja Bhatt- were amongst the faculty who delivered speeches.
Students shared the stage as a medium to tell stories about their journey of two years, filled with stressful life of academics, to the everlasting bonds of friendship and camaraderie. As they descended towards corporate life before parting ways with college life, they thanked the teaching faculty and the institution which were pivotal in shaping their management careers.
Awards were distributed to the outstanding students who went ahead an extra mile during their two-year curriculum. This year’s ‘Excellence in Finance’ went to Devika Kinikar (IB), ‘Excellence in Marketing’ went to Akash Gangil (IB), ‘Excellence in HR’ went to Eshita Gupta (IB), ‘Excellence in SCM’ went to Aditi Patel while Devika Kinikar bagged the ‘Best Student of MBA’ award. Vasu Garg won ‘Best Student of AB batch’ and Bharat Juyal won the ‘Best Student of E&E batch’.
The event ended with a closing speech by Dir. Asmita Chitnis, where she delivered a heart felted message to the entire 2016-18 batch, for being one of the special batches in SIIB history. She thanked the entire committee members who pulled out all the stops in every flagship event to make headway for a competitive yardstick to the junior batch. The day ended on an emotional note, as the students of batch 2016-18 soaked up the delightful moments spanning over a couple of years before stepping out and venturing into corporate world as MBA graduates of SIIB.