Sanidhya’15, the Annual Alumni Meet of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB), was organized in 6 cities – Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, New Delhi, Bengaluru, and Mumbai this May. The event is held is held every year across major cities of the country and provides a platform for the alumni to reconnect with their alma mater.The event saw massive participation from XIMB Alumni including Entrepreneurs, CXOs, GMs, Directors, etc., from various industries and domains.
The Director of the institution, Fr. Paul Fernandes, and other faculty members were present for the event in different cities. Various aspects of the activities at the institute, and progress plans, were shared and discussed with the alumni. Eminent guest speakers were also invited in some cities. The Bengaluru Edition of Sanidhya also witnessed a guest session by Mr. V. Balakrishnan, Chairman of Exfinity Technology Fund and ex-CFO of Infosys, who elaborated on the topic "Entrepreneurship and Technology". It was an extremely enriching session for all present. At Chennai, Shri Rajib Kumar Hota, Commissioner of Income Tax (TDS) was the guest speaker.
The event presented a golden opportunity for the current students who are in different locations for their summer internship and also aspirants who look forward to join XIMB, to network with the esteemed alumni to know about the expectation of the Corporates and gather insights. Such events from the institute have always ensured that the respected and well-placed alumni body is always made a part of the institute’s progress. Suggestions from the Alumni have been of a great help in taking the institute to greater heights and further strengthening brand XIMB. This also improves the alignment of the institute curriculum with the industry, andhelps enhance the industry interface of the institution. Interactions with entrepreneurs and business leaders also foster the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst the bright minds of the institute.
Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) was established in accordance to Xavier University Act 2013 and was inaugurated on 7th of July 2014. The University is India’s first digital University and an institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education.
"Xavier University" is dedicated to research & teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to providing services and solutions that help individuals and the local, national, and global communities.
XUB, an autonomous institution is one of the prestigious institutes of the country. XIMB the business school, which was founded 27 years back through a social contract between the Odisha Jesuit Society and the Government of Odisha, is the flagship school of XUB. Since its inception in 1987, Institute has been offering quality management education with a human face. XUBalso offers its masters in Human Resources through Xavier School of Human Reource Management, Rural Management through Xavier School of Rural Management and graduate programme in commerce through Xavier School of Commerce.