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IIMC honours author Amish Tripathi, other celebrity alumni

The distinguished alumnus awards - the highest award of the institute to honour the alumni who have achieved exemplary success in their fields - were conferred on a number of achievers

education Updated: Nov 15, 2017 16:59 IST
Press Trust of India
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From left to right: Uttam Kumar Sarkar, dean (NI&ER), Ajay K Kohli, professor of marketing, Scheller College of Business, Shyam Srinivasan, MD and CEO, Federal Bank, Ajit Balakrishnan, chairman and CEO, Rediff.Com, Amish Tripathi, author, Gopal Vittal, MD andCEO, BhartiAirtel- India and South Asia, Shrikrishna Kulkarni, BoG chairman, IIM Calcutta, Prof Saibal Chattopadhyay, director, IIM Calcutta, professor Biju Paul Abraham, dean(academic) and Bhaskar Chakrabarti, professor, public policy and management, IIM Calcutta.(Sourced)

Kolkata Indian Institute of Management Calcutta celebrated its 57th Foundation Day on Tuesday.

On this occasion, the distinguished alumnus awards - the highest award of the institute to honour the alumni who have achieved exemplary success in their fields - were conferred on a number of achievers.

The recipients included author Amish Tripathi, Federal Bank MD and CEO Shyam Srinivasan, Bharti Airtel- India and South Asia MD and CEO Gopal Vittal.

Ajay K Kohli, professor of marketing, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, was also a recipient of the award.

The awardees shared their journey of success of graduating from the premier institute.

On September 23, IIM-C had conferred the distinguished alumnus award to Ajit Balakrishnan, the chairman and CEO of Rediff.com, who was also present at the programme.

On the occasion, Shrikrishna Kulkarni, BoG chairman, IIM Calcutta, said the insitute was the nodal agency for nation building and creating future leaders.

Chief guest Ajit Balakrishnanan also delivered a lecture on Preparing management schools for the information age.

First Published: Nov 15, 2017 12:27 IST