At indian Institute of Gems & Jewelry Convocation day is a day devoted to celebrating an important point in students’ lives. Examinations are finally over, scruffiness is replaced with fancy clothes and parents admire their children for reaching the finishing line of a long marathon. It is a time of unrestrained Joy. On 15th May 2013, the students of Diploma Batch 6 were declared graduates at the Navinchandra Auditorium at I1GJ, Andheri East. This occasion was graced by the presence of Chief Guest, Mr. Vipul Shah – Chairman GJEPC, Mr. Vasant Mehta- Chairman-IIGJ, Mr. Nirmal Kumar Barmecha – Director IIGJ, Prabir Chatterjee- Convenor-Advisory Board- I1GJ , Mrs. Namita Pandya – Convenor IIGJ Tardeo, Mr. Sabyasachi Ray – Executive Director GJEPC and Col. S K Arora (Retd) Head 1IGJ.
The Convocation Ceremony started by presenting a short clip of student’s work which was displayed at the GL1MPZ 2012 and IIJS 2012. The Chief Guest, Mr. Vipul Shah was then welcomed by Shri Vasant Mehta – Chairman IIGJ and Introduced by Col. S K Arora. After the introduction students were invited onstage to share their experience about the learning years. A beaming glow of self-fulfilment was seen on their faces as they shared their thoughts and experience at IIGJ. It was then time to announce the best performers of batch D 6. The best student trophy was bagged by Ms. Arti R Agarwal. Ms. Madhumeet Kaur Gadh was declared the second runner up and Mr, Prashant Villait was announced as the third runner up for their consistent performance during the six semesters. The Chief Guest – Mr. Vipul Shah was then invited to build up the enthusiasm of the graduates. The speech by the Chairman – ShriVasant Mehta made students feel proud to be a part of this industry and parents realized that their assistance—both financial and emotional—was worthwhile, and the faculty had the satisfaction of training these students well.
The Ceremony ended on a happy note with an interactive session initiated by Mrs. Namita Pandya- Convenor IIGJ Tardeo between the Management and Parents; where they were given a chance to spell out their doubts. The students were then bid farewell with lots of good wishes.