Delhi Imprints 2023
SIIB Annual Alumni Meet – Imprints 2023 (Delhi)
Venue: Taj City Centre, Gurugram
Date: 16th September 2023
“An alumni reunion is where the echoes of the past meet the aspirations of the future, forging a bond that transcends time and place.”
Imprints serves as a meaningful gathering for our alumni, allowing them to revisit their past and reimmerse themselves in the treasured moments from their campus years. It’s an opportunity to pay tribute to the enduring relationships they maintain with their alma mater. This event also allows them to reconnect with their academic origins, savour the richness of their educational experiences, and commemorate the unwavering bonds they hold with their beloved institution
In the splendid setting of Taj City Centre, Gurugram, the Alumni Relations Team of SIIB proudly hosted the annual alumni gathering, “Imprints,” on 16th September 2023. The event welcomed the presence of alumni representing all 31 graduating classes, from the pioneers of 1992-93 to the fresh graduates of 2021-23. It was a momentous occasion that united SIIB’s past, present, and future, fostering a sense of community and shared experiences among its diverse alumni networks.
At 7:30 pm IST, the event began with an opening speech, which was followed by a brief video presentation. This video showcased various activities and events held at SIIB throughout the previous year, such as online webinars, in-person lectures, and the GE-PI process. The video emphasized the significant contributions of our esteemed alumni to these initiatives.
Dr. Asmita Chitnis, our director, took the stage with a genuine sense of enthusiasm and heartfelt gratitude as she addressed the alumni gathered for the event. Her words carried a profound appreciation for the consistent support and dedication shown by our alumni over the years.
Additionally, Dr. Asmita Chitnis spoke about the institution’s mentorship program, highlighting its significance in nurturing the next generation of professionals and fostering a sense of continuity and support within the alumni community. Her message resonated deeply with the audience, igniting a shared sense of commitment and pride in their connection to the institution. Dr. Asmita Chitnis’s speech was a testament to the strong bond between the institution and its alumni, emphasizing the vital role alumni play in shaping its future.
After the Director’s speech, she extended an invitation to the alumni to express their viewpoints and share their thoughts. Several alumni, including Mr Karan Kandhari (Batch – 2005 – 2007), Mr Akash Agarwal (Batch – 1998-2000), Ms Namita Tiwari (Batch – 2000 -2002), Mr Pushkin Kapoor (Batch – 2000 -2002), and many more enthusiastically shared the experiences of their personal and professional journey.
During the Interactive session, Alumni emphasized the potential of alumni-student collaboration as a potent tool for nurturing talent and instilling a culture of lifelong learning. They spoke passionately about the significance of maintaining a strong and enduring connection with their alma mater. According to them, these engagement activities not only forge lasting bonds with the institution itself but also foster strong connections with their fellow alumni. This sense of community and shared commitment to personal and institutional growth was a recurring theme in their discussions, reinforcing the idea that alumni play a pivotal role in the continued success of the institution.
We wish to express our deep gratitude to our alumni, who wholeheartedly devoted their valuable time to join us and lend their presence to our gathering. Their enthusiastic participation and the insightful contributions they shared not only added depth to the evening but also infused it with a special beauty. Their active involvement created a profound sense of connection and passion that resonated with everyone present, making the event uniquely meaningful and unforgettable.