The 24 week long “Certificate Course in Business Management” organized by Amity Institute of Education and Training for Armed Forces officers concluded on 10 Aug 2017 at Amity University, Sector 125.
This is a very popular course amongst the retiring senior officers who seek a second career in proliferating Corporate Sector. The course has been sponsored by Directorate General of Resettlement, Ministry of Defence.
It was indeed a matter of great privilege and pride that Dr Ashok K Chauhan, Founder President,Ritnand Balved Education Foundation - The Foundation of Amity Institutions-& Chairman, AKC Group of Companies, conveyed his special message of greetings and compliments to the passing out officers on this occasion, that would accompany all the officers and their families throughout their lives as henceforth,they will always be an integral part of Amity Universe.
Maj Gen Jagatbir Singh, VSM, Director General Resettlement, Ministry of Defence, was the guest of honour for the ceremony.
Maj Gen K J Singh (Retd), Principal Chief Advisor,Founder President’s Office & Executive Senior Vice President,Ritnand Balved Education Foundation (RBEF), Lt Gen SK Gadeock, AVSM (Retd), Commandant AIET, Maj Gen S Bindra VSM (Retd), Member Defence Advisory Board in Founder President’s office & Dr Sanjeev Bansal, Director, Amity Business School, Maj Gen VN Wadhwa, Advisor Recruitment and Ms Raginie Singh, Director Strategic HR graced the occasion.
Apart from the 17 officers attending this course, a large number of Faculty and senior retired Defence officers employed on key appointments in Amity University post their retirement, were also present on this solemn occasion.
In Amity Universities located across the entire length and breadth of the Country, more than 70 retired senior Defence Officers are employed that speaks volumes about the respect and honour being given to Defence Forces at Amity
Welcoming the guests during the concluding ceremony, Lt Gen S K Gadeock, AVSM (Retd), Commandant, Amity Institute of Education &Training, proudly announced that all the passing out officers have come out with flying colours and 100 % placements have been achieved for them. He specially lauded the efforts of Maj Gen S Bindra for having conducted the course in a highly professional manner.
Maj Gen Jagatbir Singh, VSM, Director General Resettlement, Ministry of Defence expressed his gratefulness to Amity University for having conducted various DGR Resettlement courses both for officers as well as JCOs & Other Ranks which have proved to be beneficial for them in their second career post retirement. He particularly appreciated the conduct of the resettlement course in “Management of Academic Institutions”for senior Defence Officers during which the officers could first hand observe the functioning of the entire range of best of the Academic Institutions right from Pre- Nursery to Doctoral level, being run in most efficient manner within the Amity Education Group.
Brig B B Chauhan, the Course Senior averred that all the aspirations associated with the course were fully met. On behalf of the entire batch, he specifically conveyed their deep regards to the Founder President for his great vision of providing values and military ethos to the students at Amity Universities.
Cdr Anuj Kapila who had undergone the same course during the year 2016, and now successfully working as General Manager with a Multinational Company of repute during his second career, was a special invitee. He gave the finer aspects of transition to corporate way of functioning to the passing out officers.
Maj Gen S Bindra, gave out the rich heritage of conduct of DGR sponsored courses for more than a decade at Amity University. He informed the DGR of the huge fee concession amounting to 70% of the total fee that is being offered to the Armed Forces Officers opting for various Post Graduate level courses during their Study Leave period.
Dr. Sanjeev Bansal, Director, Amity Business School, under the aegis of which this course was conducted,expressed his admiration for the course officers for their quick uptake during the course and the administrative acumen and Management skills which they possessed by virtue of their experience in the Armed Forces.
Maj Gen K J Singh (Retd), Principal Chief Advisor, Founder President’s Office & Executive Senior Vice President,Ritnand Balved Education Foundation (RBEF) while addressing the officers said that with the traits and experience acquired in Armed Forces, sky is the limit to which they can aspire to rise in their second innings and urged them to keep continuing the noble task of Nation Building with same zeal as they have protected the Nation while in uniform.
Maj Gen K J Singh (Retd), & the DGR while complimenting their efforts, awarded the certificates to the student officers.