Valedictory function for GMP batch held at IIM Lucknow’s Noida campus

Chief Guest, Cmde Rajiv Karsolia, Principal Director (Employment), Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India, inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp along with Gp Capt Venkataramanan and the officials from IIM Lucknow. Programme directors, Prof NK Gupta and Prof SC Bansal welcomed the guests and participants on the occasion and shared the details of the programme and what went into customising a programme for a batch of defence officers with such varied experience within the armed forces. The Chief Guest for the function, Cmde Rajiv Karsolia congratulated the officers and hoped for a bright new and rewarding career ahead for them. IIM Lucknow’s Noida Campus is conducting its second batch of GMP for Defence Officers from July, 2009.

GMP participant Col. Shekhawat who was also a part of the placement committee (Place Com) for the course, gave a brief on the placement situation. “Many good companies like Larsen & Toubro, Tech Mahindra, Arcil, IBM, etc have absorbed the participants, with many like Vodafone, Wipro yet to announce their selectionsa said Col. Shekhawat.

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