Nirma University celebrated its Twenty-First Convocation on April 18, 2016. The Chief Guest during the occasion was Mr. John Anderson Fry, President, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA. In his inspirational speech, he stressed on the importance of global integration as this is an era of start-ups. He said, “Entrepreneurship is an approach to life. That approach is built around innovative thinking, which means finding the solutions no one else has thought of taking calculated risks, because risk and reward go hand in hand and always thinking and acting ahead.” He also stated that Global collaboration is critical to solve the world’s pressing problems such as climate change and need for clean energy, green technology and industry.
During the convocation, the students from the Institute of Management and the Institute of Law were conferred degrees by Dr Karsanbhai K. Patel, the President of the University. In all 500 students were awarded degrees and medals during the convocation. Dr Patel delivered the Presidential address on the occasion.
Dr Anup Singh, Director General, Nirma University presented the concluding address at the convocation.