Envisioning the Future: Independence Day at IIM Shillong

August 16, 2017, 1:03 am
Shillong (Meghalaya):Indian Institute of Management, Shillong celebrated the country’s seventy first yearof independencewith exuberance on a rather much awaited rain free morning.The event witnessed a march past by the security officials of IIM Shillong, followed by hoisting of the national flag and a rendering of the national anthem. 
Dr. Amitabha De, Director, IIM Shillong, in the presence of faculty members, officials and students in attendance, talked about empowering students to take the Instituteand the nation to new heights by incorporating a deeper sense of responsibility in simultaneously building both.Talking about the path that lies ahead, Dr. De exhorted,“The future of the nation rests upon analysing where we stand today and where we envision ourselves to be.”
We have been bestowed a rich legacy and now it is our prerogative to nurture and strive to take India forward,” said a student present at the ceremony. The event ended on a high note as the students left with a renewed sense of patriotism and responsibility.
 

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