Bhubaneswar: Xavier University, Bhubaneswar hosted its 6th Annual Convocation at the Xavier Institute of Management, here on Saturday.

A total of 689 students from various programs such as the Doctoral Program,MBA-Business Management, MBA-Human Resource Management, MBA-Rural Management,MBA-Sustainability Management, MBA-Urban Management & Governance, Executive MBA,MA (Mass Communication), and Master of Business Finance graduated on this occasion.

The graduating batch of students have outdone themselves with their effort to become responsiblecorporate citizens and are sure to be the leaders of tomorrow. The convocation is anopportunity to celebrate their achievements before bidding them farewell, as they set off intothe ever-changing, volatile business world of today. Shri T.V. Narendran, CEO & Managing Director of Tata Steel Limited is the chief guest and the Convocation speaker for the occasion. Viewed as the crisis man driving acultural change within Tata Steel, his words of wisdom inspired the students.

Amongst the distinguished personalities present were Xavier University chairman Fr.Jerome Cutinha, S.J, and Nicco Engineering chairman Rajive Kaul. XIMB dean Prof. Shridhar Kumar Dash, XUB vice chancellor Dr. Fr. Antony R. Uvari, S.J and registrar Prof. Fr. E.A.Augustine, S.J. were present.