XLRI is all set to hold its 65th Annual Convocation on 17 July, 2021. The virtual convocation ceremony will be held to bid a final farewell to the 2019-21 batch.
On this significant day, 509 XLRI students will receive their graduating diploma including - 178 and 181 students of Postgraduate Programmes in Management - BM and HRM; 101 students of 15-months PGDM (General Management) Programme; 6 students of Fellow Program in Management (FPM) and 43 students of the 2018-21 batch of PGDM-BM Programme (Three Year).
This year XLRI would confer the prestigious Sir Jehangir Ghandy Medal for Industrial and Social Peace to Mr. Sandeep Kataria, Global CEO, Bata. He will also deliver the convocation address to the graduating students at the event.
Mr Kataria is the Global CEO of Bata Ltd. He is the first Indian to hold the position in the company's 126-year history. At Bata India Ltd, Mr. Kataria has been tasked with transforming the footwear giant into a modern, contemporary brand for generations to come. In July 2019, he was appointed President of the newly formed India region and was a member of the Executive Committee. He is an alumnus of IIT-Delhi and XLRI-Jamshedpur (BM-1993).