On 17th July 2015, XIMB witnessed an ebullient evening as the college celebrated Parichay 2015, with a lot of pomp and fanfare. The event is a part of XIMB’s culture and has been celebrated every year for over two decades now. This year’s gathering saw an attendance of over 1000 people, which included students from first year, second year and faculty members.
XIMB Celebrates Parichay 2015
Parichay, as the name suggests, is an occasion where the senior batch officially welcomes the new batch to the culture and spirit of XIMB and go an extra mile by showcasing their talents and scintillating performances to make them feel at ease. Parichay 2015 was no exception.
The event began with a welcome speech by Fr. Antony Uvary, S.J., Registrar &Associate Director, XUB, XIMB and Fr. Arockia Das V, SJ Assistant Registrar – Administration, XUB, XIMB who emphasized the significance of such a culture. Following which there were some dazzling performances by the students of the senior batch. This included dance performances, group songs, stand-up comedy, fusions and it involved all kinds of musical instruments, from ever popular guitars to piano to mouth organs. It showcased the diversity that XIMB is known for. The performance that caught everyone’s attention was from the mess workers, who are fondly known as “mess bhainas”. They danced to the tunes of chart blockbusters which made everyone rise to the occasion and giving them a standing ovation.
Participation from every sphere of the XIMB fraternity was witnesses and indeed it showcased the affinity everybody shares. The three hour event was followed by a sumptuous dinner organized at the college. The unparalleled success of the event, yet again, portrayed the enthusiasm and fervor of the XIMB students.
Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) was established in accordance with the Xavier University Act 2013 and was inaugurated on the 7th of July 2014. The University is India’s first digital University and an institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education. It is a self-financing institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education. XUB offers its Masters in Business Management through its flagship school, XIMB. It also offers Masters in Human Resource Management through Xavier School of Human Resource Management, Rural Management through Xavier School of Rural Management, Sustainability Management through Xavier School of Sustainability and graduate programme in commerce through Xavier School of Commerce. Apart from these it has proposed to set up other schools of higher learning in various areas like Public Policy, Sustainability, Media & Communications, Finance, Education and Centers of Research in Public Policy & others.
XIMB, a 28 years old business school of global repute is the Flagship School of Xavier University. Inspired by the Jesuit spirit of ‘Magis’, or excellence, XIMB strives to be a premier institute globally recognized for management education, training, research, and consulting that help build a just and humane society. The Institute today has become widely recognized for its excellence in imparting management education. It is counted among the leading management institutions in the country.