AITM News and Events >> IMI-AITM Graduation Ceremony 2015

First Graduation Ceremony for Higher Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management (HDHM) in affiliation with IMI University Switzerland for the batch of 2013 and 2014 took place on 27th of August 2015 at Soaltee Crowne Plaza. The ceremony was chaired by Prof. Dr. Sriram Bhagut Mathe, Chairman of Asian Institute of Technology and Management (AITM).

The ceremony was marked by the presence of Chief Guest of the ceremony, Minister of Education Honb’le Chitra Lekha Yadav. The dignitaries present were Prof. Gavin RR Caldwell, Director of Partner Schools ( IMI University, Switzerland), Honb’le Umesh Shrestha, Vice Chairman of AITM, Prof. Dr. Ram Manohar Shrestha, Chairman of Academic council of AITM, Mr. Pramod Pradhan, Director of AITM, Mr. Bhupa Das Rajbhandari, Executive Director of AITM and Mr. Basant P. Joshi, Head of School of School of Hotel Management.

The eminent Hoteliers, Educationists, Professors, Doctors, well wishers, parents and the guardians were present on the occasion.

The Ceremony was commenced with the National Anthem of both Switzerland and Nepal then was followed by opening address from Head of School, Mr. Basant P. Joshi. The ceremony was succeeded by the speakers, Prof. Dr. Ram Mahohar Shrestha, Prof. Gavin RR Caldwell, Prof. Dr. Sriram Bhagut Mathe and the chief guest Honb’le Minister Mrs. Chitra Lekha Yadav.

Students were acknowledged for their hard work and continuous dedication by the Chairman of the ceremony Prof. Dr. Sriram Bhagut Mathe, who has given a highly motivating graduation speech. Not only were the student’s efforts recognized but the Staff and the Faculty members were highly valued for their continuous services.

The anticipation of the hall reached the pinnacle when the certificate distribution was announced. On the occasion, all the students were presented with the graduation certificate. Ms. Sabu Puri (Batch of 2013) and Ms. Maminphung Inrwan (Batch of 2014) were specially honored with gold medal from Minister of Education Honb’le Mrs. Chirta Lekha Yadav for their outstanding performance.

Valedictorian of the class of 2014, Ms. Nilima Uprety gave a very inspiring and magnificent speech on behalf of both the classes.

Towards the end of the Ceremony the students were invited to take pictures with the honorable dignitaries, followed by their Cap Throwing Ceremony which allegedly entitled them as an IMI Graduate.

Distinguished guests, students and the family members were directed towards the dining area, where a scrumptious spread of buffet was awaited. As it was an exciting day for everyone, the event management team of Soaltee Crowne Plaza did an excellent job to make it a happening one. Lunch was then followed by a few more photo sessions with friends, families and teachers after which the ceremony drew to a seal.