PSG Institutions organized Graduation Ceremony

The Commencement Program for the class of 2023 of PSG Institute of Management and PSG Institute of Advanced Studies was held on Saturday at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. The event was attended by distinguished guests, including Padma Shri Bajaj, Chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi, who delivered the commencement address.

The function was presided over by Gopalakrishnan, Managing Trustee of PSG Institutions and Srividya, Director i/c of PSG Institute of Management, delivered the welcome remarks. Anne L. Balazs, Dean of John B. Lilley and E. Neff College of Business and Innovation from the University of Toledo, and Hassan R. HassabElnaby, Dean of Haile/US Bank College of Business, Northern Kentucky University, felicitated the graduating students and presented certificates. 244 students including University of Toledo and Northern Kentucky University across 5 programs received their Graduate Certificates.

In his Presidential Address, Gopalakrishnan praised India for its rapid development as an emerging economy and emphasized that PSG Institutions have been contributing to the country’s growth by adapting to changes and providing the best workforce. He also stressed that success is not only about achieving a goal but also about experiencing growth.

Director Srividya, in her welcome address, expressed her pride in being part of the students’ academic journey and guiding them through the threshold of hard work. While congratulating the students, Anne L. Balazs said that they are going to change the world and encouraged them to apply their new set of skills to today’s problems and become problem-solvers.

In his address, Hassan highlighted the importance of setting high goals and shaping oneself to recognize one’s full potential. He also reminded the graduates not to forget what really matters on their journey to achieving their dreams.

The Chief Guest congratulated the students and emphasized that the PSG & Sons’ Charities was established in the 1920s at the height of the Nationalist movement, it reflected the commitment of the confidence that was then surging through India to rebuild various facets of our society, quality, and economy through the societal and individual approach.

“The short and straight path to achieving a developed India lies in the spread and improvement of education and achieving technological excellence in all ventures, this is what the PSG set out to do 100 years ago. We need to invoke the same spirit and commitment today” He added. “The faith and commitment to whichever religion we’re born is essential to preserving our human dignity and respecting the dignity of others, inculcating and devoting such religious commitment is the key to celebrating the oneness of India and fulfilling the duty of Indian citizenship.”

Also, he spoke on the growth of the Indian Economy and GDP, inspiring the graduates to contribute to India’s growth and development.