It was a night of digital goodbyes and motivating speeches as Bennett College mentioned goodbye to its Batch of 2020. The night witnessed over 400 college students from PhD (2016-2020), MBA (2018-20), MBA (BFSI) (2017-19), B.Tech. (2016-2020), BA J&MC (2017-2020), PGD-BJ (2019-2020), PGD-DM (2019-2020), and BBA (2017-2020), being conferred their levels as per schedule, regardless of the coronavirus pandemic. The digital convocation was attended by Chancellor Vineet Jain, Vice Chancellor Raghunath Ok. Shevgaonkar, Chief Visitor Aamir Khan, Visitor of Honour Raju Narisetti and Government Director, BCCL, Revati Jain, together with households and lecturers of the scholars.
Congratulating the scholars, Chancellor Vineet Jain, mentioned, “The pandemic has taken an enormous and tragic toll on lives and livelihoods. However each disruption, each upheaval in human historical past has led to new methods of considering, and successful. And since we’re at a college convocation, let me predict that it’ll improve the standard of schooling by combining the most effective of on-line with offline. It will act as a power multiplier for quicker, deeper and extra significant studying.”
Vice Chancellor Raghunath Ok. Shevgaonkar added, “As a lot as we needed to carry this convocation of the founding batches for Engineering and Journalism and Mass Communication with a giant celebration, the pandemic coerced us to restrain ourselves to carry it in on-line mode. We guarantee all of the graduating college students that as quickly because the state of affairs improves, we’ll have fun collectively an alumni occasion on campus.”
Congratulating the graduating college students, Aamir mentioned, “When you all go on to be actually profitable, what could be nice is that on this journey of yours should you can contact individuals’s hearts, make them completely happy, that is one thing that we are able to depart behind, the moments that we have now given to individuals. I actually need to congratulate you all for what you’ve got achieved and for finishing your commencement. A brand new chapter in your life unfolds from right here onwards, one which is stuffed with alternatives, pleasure, journey and I hope is fulfilling for all of you. Exit and have enjoyable, and while you’re having enjoyable, see should you could be delicate to others. All the most effective to you all, and the Bennett College for the good job that they’re doing.”
Speaking about his personal journey, Aamir added, “I bear in mind by the point I used to be 16, I used to be fairly clear that is the sector I need to be in. Cinema is the world I need to be in, a world of tales, of characters, of touching individuals’s hearts, make them smile and cry, and that excited me. I bought to know this at a really younger age, which isn’t very regular.”
“Certainly one of my largest studying in life has been after I was doing Satyamev Jayate as a result of I’ve lived a really sheltered life. Whenever you stay in Mumbai , you do not come to know what’s taking place on the grassroots. After I did Satyamev Jayate, I bought to know so many issues about my life, nation, society, challenges we face, the type of braveness we have now as individuals. I bought to study a lot about my very own nation. I want I had considered this concept after I was 18 or 19,” Aamir added.
Raju Narisetti was conferred the diploma of Physician of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) in Media Administration on the convocation. Raju is a Occasions Faculty of Journalism alumnus. He started his journalism profession at The Financial Occasions in Delhi earlier than shifting to the US. At The Wall Road Journal, over 14 years, he went from a summer season reporting intern to develop into the editor of WSJ Europe, after which Managing Editor, Digital, of the worldwide WSJ. He shared, “My schooling started with BCCL. I used to be one of many early college students of Occasions Faculty of Journalism and we had the most effective lecturers. It was not even a college however that didn’t matter. What mattered was that who taught us, what they taught us and what we take with that schooling. I’ve been 30 years within the business however the distinction has been my contribution that I may give due to my basis and schooling in India.”
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