The session started with Kant's inaugural address. He elaborated on the importance of nurturing transformational leaders capable of navigating the ambiguity and complexity of the emerging markets and the new interconnected world. The Chairman's speech was followed by the welcome address and report presentation by P Rameshan, the director of IIM Rohtak.
The institute is the eighth IIM established in the country and the fifth IIM to get membership of AACSB, the international accreditation agency. Also listed with GMAC, which conducts GMAT in order to facilitate international applications.
After the report presenattion, the 47 students of the PGDM Batch 2010-12 were conferred diplomas by Kant. Two gold medals were also awarded. The one for the best scholastic performance went to Shivank Sharma and the one for all-round performance went to Ankush Jain.