Convocation

List of Chief Guests/ Guests of Honour at Convocation of Ramaiah Institute of Management Studies (2009 – 2017)

  • Dr. Manu Baligar, Kannada writer, author, playwright, former civil servant and current President of Kannada Sahitya Parishat (2017)
  • Dr. S. Vishwanatha Bhatt, known consultant on economic and financial issues apart from Asset Management (2017).
  • Mr. Kishore Alva, Executive Director and Joint President for Adani Group’s Udupi Power Corporation Limited, Udupi (2017).
  • Dr. K. R. Venugopal, Principal, University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore University and former Bangalore Special Officer, Government of Karnataka (December 2012-June 2016) (2017).
  • Dr. A. Ravindra, former Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka (2016).
  • Ms. Preet Cavery, CEO, Symbio Consults (2016).
  • Mr. Lalit Man Singh, Former Indian Foreign Secretary as Chief Guest (2015).
  • Mr. Bijay Sahoo, President-HR, Reliance Retail, Mumbai as Guest of Honour (2015).
  • Dr. S. K. Shiva Kumar, Director, Isro Satellite Centre (ISAC) as Guest of Honor (2014).
  • Smt. Pankajam Sridevi, Managing Director, ANZ, Bangalore as Chief Guest (2014).
  • Mr. Abraham Chacko, Executive Director, Federal Bank Ltd. as Guest of Honor (2013).
  • Sri. T. R. Parasuraman, Deputy Managing Director, Kirloskar Toyota Textile Machinery Pvt. Ltd. as Chief Guest (2013).
  • Sri. Vikram Rao, Director and Business Head, Acrylic Fibre and South East Asian Yarns, Aditya Birla Group as Guest of Honor (2012).
  • Sri. M. L. Shanmukh, Director-HR, Bharat Electronics (BEL) Bangalore as Chief Guest (2012).
  • Sri. H. S. Upendra Kamath, Chairman and Managing Director, Vijaya Bank as Guest of Honor (2011).
  • Sri. S. Chandrashekhar, Chairman, CII, Karnataka as Chief Guest (2011).
  • Sri. Anathakrishna, Chairman, Karnataka Bank Ltd. as Guest of Honor (2010).
  • Sri. N. Ganapathy Subramaniam, President, TCS Financial Solutions as Chief Guest (2010).
  • Dr. S. Chandrasekhar, Vice President – HR (India/South Asia), IBM India Pvt. Ltd. as President (2010).
  • Mr. T. Parabrahman, Chairman- CII (Karnataka) & Managing Director – Kirloskar Toyota Textile Ltd. as Guest of Honor (2009).
  • Dr. Pallab Bandyopadhyay, Vice President & Head HR – Asia Pacific, Perot Systems Ltd. as Chief Guest (2009).
  • Mr. Prakash P Mallya, Director – Bank of India & Director – Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd., Mumbai as President (2009).