|17:30 pm||Convocation procession starts|
|18:00 pm||Declaring the convocation open by Chairman, Governing Council, SPJIMR|
|18:01 pm||Invocation prayer|
|18:02 pm||Welcome address by the Dean, SPJIMR|
|18:12 pm||Chairman’s address and introduction of the Chief Guest|
|18:19 pm||Award of Scholastic Medals by the Chief Guest and Chairman|
|18:22 pm||Convocation address by the Chief Guest|
|18:37 pm||Award of Graduation Certificate and DTT Certificate|
|20:27 pm||Conferring of oath by Dean, SPJIMR|
|20:28 pm||Declaring the convocation closed by Dean, SPJIMR|
|20:29 pm||National Anthem|
|20:30 pm||Convocation process returns|
***This will be followed by the customary graduation day celebrations and dinner.
Chairperson and Founder, Bain Capital – India office,
Co-founder, A.T.E Chandra Foundation
Amit Chandra co-founded the ATE Chandra Foundation (ATECF) with his wife Archana. ATECF works closely with non-profits and governments to design and scale solutions that impact the most marginalised populations. The couple was listed in Forbes Asia’s Heroes of Philanthropy list in 2016. Amit is the Chairperson and founder of Bain Capital’s India Office. Prior to this, he spent most of his professional career with DSP Merrill Lynch and retired as MD and Board Member in 2007.
He has been a trustee of the Tata Trusts, Chairperson of Give India and The Akanksha Foundation, and board member of Tata Sons, Piramal Enterprises, and Genpact, amongst other corporations. He is a founder/trustee of Ashoka University and a member of the advisory boards of Bridgespan India and the Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy. Amit is a BE, MBA, and was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2007.