Alumni of Jaipuria Group of Educational Institutions got the opportunity to take a walk down the corridors of nostalgia during the third Alumni Meet 2018 organized by the Jaipuria Group on 6th October 2018 at Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Delhi. The programme was inaugurated by Sh. Shishir Jaipuria, Chairman, Jaipuria Group. Directors of the Institutions, Principals of the schools, advisors, Deans, members of the Faculty, and various other dignitaries, along with the alumni of the group, were present in the event. The meet commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp to invoke Goddess Saraswati. Around 400 alumni ranging across various batches and various institutions of the group attended the annual Meet – Connections. In his inaugural address, the Chairman extolled the achievements of the Alumni in all walks of life and expressed his feeling of pride that the Alumni of Jaipuria group were holding positions of responsibility in various Government organizations, PSUs, Private sector, and Academic Institutions. Many alumni have become entrepreneurs and are providing jobs to others. The Chairman acknowledged and appreciated the contribution of all the alumni towards Nation Building and towards exalting their Alma Mater. The Guest for the occasion was Dr. Himanshu Rai, Professor at IIM Lucknow and he, in his address, congratulated the management of Jaipuria Group of Educational Institutions for successfully organizing the annual Meet and appreciated the zeal of the alumni to assemble on the occasion from different parts of the country and from outside the country as well. He further emphasized the importance of strengthening the bond between the alumni and the alma mater.
A few alumni from different institutions and schools of the Group also shared their experience. The experience sharing became very emotional when the alumni started to recollect their memories of their student lives – the memories to cherish. Ms. Ranjeet Kaur, currently working with Amadeus India Pvt. Ltd. as the Business Development Officer, represented the Alumni of Jaipuria School of Business (JSB) at the Meet 2018. She thanked the Chairman, the Director of JSB and the members of Faculty for having mentored and steered her and other students in the right direction. Dr. SK Mahapatra, Director, JSB congratulated all the Alumni of JSB and wished them success in all their future endeavours.
Later, the alumni also indulged in some fun-filled activities organized by the Alumni Association. Great bonhomie was observed everywhere with old students reliving their old memories with their batch mates, seniors and juniors. Many of the current students were also seen interacting with their pass out seniors and learning from their experiences.
The key highlight of the day was the live and scintillating performance by Abhijeet Bhattacharya. The alumni were seen dancing in groups to the tune and the songs of the famous singer making the ambience more electric.