AGBS Chandigarh welcomed its Sixth Batch of MBA + PGPM (2013-2015) and BBA + GDBM (2013-2016) students with a grand Orientation Ceremony in the campus spread over a period of 03 days from 26th Aug 2013 to 28th Aug 2013. In accordance with the values and sanskars which are followed in Amity, a Havan was organized to mark the auspicious beginning of the journey by the freshers followed by lunch being served to all the students and their parents who were accompanying them.
In the welcome address by Dr.Shivali Dhingra, Director, AGBS Chandigarh, conveyed Amity Greetings from our respected Honorable Founder President – Dr. Ashok K .Chauhan, beloved Shri Atul Chauhan, President – RBEF and Chancellor, Amity University; and Mr. U.Ramachandran, Vice President and Head AGBS campuses. Dr. Shivali Dhingra, addressed the students and introduced them to all the faculties and staff. She congratulated the students for selecting Amity as their career destination. In her speech she inspired the students to work extraordinarily hard to achieve their goals and to reach the heights of success. Her words were indeed encouraging and made students feel proud to be an Amitian. Dr. Shivali Dhingra,welcomed Shri Subhash Jagota, Senior Vice President, Amity Education Group and Mr. Gaurav Gupta, DGM, Marketing from Amity University, Noida. Mr. Subhash Jagotahad an extremely enriching Psychometric profiling session with the freshers along with a session wherein he shared his invaluable thoughts and success tips with the students. All the students thoroughly enjoyed interacting with him for along time. It was indeed a pleasure to have both the dignitaries. Another hallmark of the day was the Interactive session of the students with the Industry Guests – Mr. Vishal Batra – Regional Head – ICICI Bank, Mr. P.J. Singh– M.D. – Tynor Orthonetics, Mr. K.L. Shahi – G.M. – HR – Reliance Communications and Ms. Prerna Kalra, D.C. – IBM. The industry mentor semphasized on the need of holistic development of skills and improving uponvarious employability factors for success in the dynamic business environment. Apart from these sessions, there was an Ice breaking session by senior faculties.
Alumini Discussion forum was conducted in which students had a chance to interact with the senior students of the pass out batches about the learnings in Amity Chandigarh. The pass out students also shared their experiences in the Corporate world and how well Amity Chandigarh had prepared them to face challenges in the work sphere. An Ice-breaking session was also conducted along with sessions on Mentoring and Assignments.
The Orientation Ceremony concluded with the grand Community lunch prepared and served by the new batch to all the faculties,staff and senior students. In the process, the new students learnt their first management lessons of Organising, Team Work, Co-ordination, Budgeting,Creativity and exemplary Hospitality. All the freshers participated in it by putting up their stalls with different themes. It was indeed a pleasure to seethe students participating enthusiastically and competing with each other in the right spirit. It was a fruitful exercise and well enjoyed by one and all.