The 22nd of June marked a milestone in the lives of students who joined IMI-Kolkata batch of 2015-17. The orientation kicked off with welcoming words from our esteemed Director Dr. Arindam Banik, who greeted the students of the new batch.

The chief guest for the orientation was Ms. Alokananda Roy is a dance educationist, choreographer and social worker. Ms. Roy is presently working with the convicts of the Presidency Correctional Home, Kolkata and other correctional homes of West Bengal in ‘Dance Therapy’. Her dialog on how dance provided an opportunity for the convicts to express themselves, made them hopeful and be part of something constructive motivated everyone present in the auditorium.

Mr. Kamal Aggarwal, Partner, Ernst & Young -S R Batliboi & Co. was the Key Note speaker, deliberated upon the corporate expectations from a Masters in Business Administration passout. He stressed on the qualities that students must imbibe and build upon during their stay at IMI, focusing on how empathy, self-awareness and social skills build great leaders.

Mr. Sunil Bhandari, Executive Director, RP-SG Group shared anecdotes of his own college life and how important it is to break away from our comfort zone and bubble by being inquisitive about things. Mr Subhasis Mitra, Executive Director, CESC Ltd., highlighted IMI-K achievements despite being a relatively new institution.