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It was clearly that day of the year, that time, that every individual, every family, every friend and well wisher of the larger community called the Ajeenkya DY Patil University, eagerly looks forward to, out of sheer joy and happiness. Yes, no prizes for guessing this one, it indeed was the third convocation ceremony of the Ajeenkya DY Patil University, the fastest growing innovation university in the country.
Congressman Todd Rokita from Indiana, USA, impressed the audience with his sense of humour when he stated, ” If you change the emphasis of Indiana, it would simply mean India – Ana ( Come to India ) ”. He further said that he cherished the values and principles of the Ajeenkya DY Patil University and ’ Be the best always’ is one such strong message that would inspire him to serve his constituency better. He drew the attention of the audience to the 240 million dollar Infosys Campus in Indiana and said this would result in increased employment and expressed his desire to see greater cooperation between India, the world’s largest democracy and USA, the world’s oldest democracy.
Dr. Ajeenkya D.Y. Patil, President, Ajeenkya D Y Patil University, in his address was all praise for Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis as a leader with a vision who understands the needs and the intricacies of the education system . He also recollected with gratitude the contribution of late Vasant Dada Patil in laying the foundation for the spread of education in Maharashtra . He further observed, ”The next revolution in this sacred land of ours is clearly the education revolution and this revolution in turn will engineer many other revolutions that will become living examples of existence at peak potential.” He further raised some pertinent questions like, ” Has education merely addressed the survival process or has it touched the very core of every individual and ensured that they conduct life at peak potential? ”
Doing the honors this year for this prestigious University were Dr. Ranjit Patil, Minister of State for Home, Government Of Maharashtra and Rajesh Tope, Former Minister for Education & Technical Education, State Of Maharashtra.The talking point of this exclusive evening was the conferring of Doctor of Letters – Honoris Causa (D.Litt) on Congressman Todd Rokita (United States House of Representatives), Anita Garware (Social Worker of Children’s causes), Yuli Tamir (President, Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Israel), Kazuo Tanaka (President & CEO, GK Design Group Inc.Japan) and Niraj Shah (Executive Director, ANZ Banking Group Ltd) for their immense contribution in their respective fields to the development and betterment of society at large. Also present on this occasion was David Pollard, High Commissioner of Guyana to India.
Dr. Ranjit Patil opined that innovation would be the key to growth in the future for India and was all praise for the University for keeping the right focus. Rajesh Tope urged all prominent educationists and industrialists present in the audience to ensure greater dynamic coordination between industry and universities for effective employment and progress
Medal of Merit
Ruchika Sharma Master of Law
Ankit Soni Master of Design (Automobile Design)
Nupur Chachra Sharma Master of Technology (Digital Manufacturing)
Aditya Liladhar Talele Master of Technology (Automotive Prod Engineering)
Akruti Agrawal Bachelor of Business Administration (Media &Communication)
Sonakshi Upadhyaya Master of Business Administration (Media & Communication)
Chirag Uppal Master of Business Administration (Business Innovation & Strategy)
Sheetal Dadas Master of Business Administration (Finance)
Nalini Singh Master of Business Administration (Human Resource)
Aashna Tandon Master of Business Administration (Digital Marketing & E Commerce)
Rohit Suresh Algude Master of Business Administration (Business Analytics)
Abhimanyu Chauhan Master of Business Administration (Banking & Financial Services)
Gaurav Garwal Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Modeling