The alumni meet was inaugurated by Fr Ashley Fernandes SVD (2019 batch), administrator and programme manager of Ishopanthi Ashram, Puri,Odisha. Baijnath Pandey(2012 batch) welcomed all to the programme.
Dr (Fr) Melwyn Pinto SJ gave the presidential address. Fr Pinto narrated the various activities conducted by the college in the last few months. He expressed happiness in spending time with the MBA alumni. The attendees of the meet paid tributes to Jagdish Pattanashetty (2011 batch) and Arun B Antony(2020 batch), the two departed souls of the alumni fraternity. Shivprasad Ramrao remembered Jagdish and said that Jagdish was a very loving person who could maintain friendship with his batchmates in these 10 years. Nibin Thomas highlighted the pleasing personality of Arun B Antony who was very noble and lovable.
Mr Sudhir S (2008batch), the vice president of MBA Alumni Association, expressed the need to strengthen the activities of the alumni association. Arun Ravindran, Praveen Prabhu, Deepak N, Abhishek Retreakar, Nidhin Raj, George Thomas, Neha EJ, Romel Moraes, Fr Joy Rodrigues SJ, Akash Fernandes, Jain Jose, Elton D Souza, Priti Priya Rodrigues,William Philipose, Jeffin Mathew, Lester Monteiro, Anup Acharya, Carol D Souza, Jose K Mathew and Pristo Tom from various batches shared their grateful memories of MBA. The online meet became a venue for them to recollect the cheerful moments they spent at AIMIT.
Dr Dhanajaya K, dean of MBA, expressed the need to establish a bond between the alumni and the college. Dr Rajani Suresh (dean, research and publications) and Sumitha Achar, from MBA department expressed their joy in meeting the alumni.They also conveyed their feeling of accomplishment in seeing the alumni reaching greater heights in life. The faculty coordinator of the alumni association, Justine James pointed out the need for collaboration between the alumni and the institute. He invited them to college to interact with current students and to share their corporate experience.
Baijnath Pandey(2012 batch) compered the programme. He kept everyone connected and involved in the virtual meeting. Former chairman of MBA department Dr (Fr) Oswald Mascarenhas SJ attended the programme.The programme was concluded with the college anthem.