Lush green campus of SMS Varanasi witnessed the presence of good number of Alumni members in Ninth Annual Alumni Meet on 9th Nov 2016. Alumnus from different batches and courses including PGDM, MBA, MCA, BBA, BCA and B.Com attended the event.
The Alumni meet commenced with a welcome speech by Director of the institute Prof. P. N. Jha. Prof. Jha expressed his thankfulness towards Alumni members for their support in earlier years towards placement of students. A brief presentation about the recent activities and exhibition of corporate film of SMS Group was made by Mr. Utkarsh Singh, student PGDM. Later Alumni members were informed about the different milestones achieved by the institution in the recent past including the awards and accolades from the industry and academia. They were also told that SMS Varanasi has reached to the position of 46th rank among B-Schools in India. Information about various academic agreements with the various international institutions of repute was also communicated to the Alumni members.
Earlier welcoming the guests, Convener of SMS Alumni Association Mr. Amitabh Pandey along with Coordinator of Alumni Association Mr. Rohit Mehta interacted with the alumni members. They discussed the issues related to the challenges regarding industry- academia interface and the ways to handle the growing demands of the corporate. Members also interacted in ceremonial manner of SMS Alumni Association followed by open house discussion on issues such as future expectations of the industry and how to educate and coach the future management aspirants to successfully meet the demand- supply gap existing in the corporate. Ms. Pallavi Thakkar supported the event by moderating the interactions. All the Alumni members were felicitated in the meeting by presenting the mementos. Ms Akansha Mishra of PGDM facilitated the program as Session Coordination. The event ended with the promise to re union again in next year.