On 6th July 2014, Indian Institute of Management Ranchi celebrated its 5th foundation day. The gala event was held in the Khelgaon auditorium Ranchi with many dignitaries attending the event. Professor Anup Kumar Sinha of IIM Calcutta graced the occasion as the chief guest. Professor Binay Bhushan Chakrabarti - Director IIM Ranchi and Professor Amarendu Nandy were the guests of honour. The Program started with a prayer song devoted to Lord Ganesha sung by the second year students. The best academic performers of 2013 were felicitated and were awarded Merit Certificates.
Professor Chakrabarti in his speech remarked that it was a momentous occasion for IIM Ranchi. Walking down the memory lane he talked about the illustrious journey of the institute. He thanked the faculty members of IIM Calcutta for their constant support and mentoring. He said that we are moving forward with the singular motivation to raise the bar of the quality of education and infrastructure at IIM Ranchi. He shared with the students the struggles that IIM Ranchi underwent before it became the fastest growing new IIM of the country.
Chief Guest Professor Anup Kumar Sinha sensitized the students about the uncertainties of climate change and its hazardous effects. He encouraged them to think about the environment and create a better future for the coming generation.
Professor Amarendu Nandy gave the vote of thanks. He congratulated the students for having a great pool of talent and coming up with beautiful performances. He expressed his gratitude towards the dignitaries who took time out of their busy schedules to be a part of the celebrations.
This was followed by a beautiful cultural extravaganza by the students. Mesmerizing dance performances, melodious tunes, soulful voices, and great acting left the audience spellbound.
Not only was the annual day of IIM Ranchi a commemoration to the day when the institute’s foundation stone was laid but was also in a way a reiteration of the fact that in a very short span of time IIM Ranchi has made its mark and is and all set to reach new heights.