XISS, Ranchi :: Diamond Jubilee Festivities – Day 5
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XISS, Ranchi :: Diamond Jubilee Festivities – Day 5

XISS, Ranchi :: Diamond Jubilee Festivities – Day 5
Ranchi, Jharkhand | February | Saturday | 18, 2017 ::
Session-1: Felicitation of Retired Faculty members, Project Officers, and Staff who completed 25+ years in Service at XISS

The 18th of February marked the end of the Grand Finale of the Diamond Jubilee Festivities by the felicitation of the Retired Faculty Members, Project Officers and Staff & Who Completed 25+ years in Service at XISS. Dr. RajshreeVerma, Dept. of Rural Management introduced the event. The event started with the lighting of the lamp by Fr. Louis Francken SJ and Fr. Christopher Lakra along with a prayer song. Fr. Dr. Alexius Ekka, SJ, Director, XISS presented the welcome speech. The program proceeded with the felicitation of XISS family members.Fr. Louis Francken SJ talked about Fr. Bogat and expressed his appreciation of the great leader that he was. He recalled the poem written by Alfred Lord Tennyson – “Men may go, Men may come, Long Live XISS!”Fr. Dr. Christopher Lakra SJ was felicitated by Fr. Louis Francken SJ. He expressed his happiness for XISS by feeling gratified and felt like coming home. He paid tribute to Fr. Bogat who was an institutional builder. Faculty members who were felicitated were Prof. J. Ashraf. He said he could see Platinum Jubilee also and he worked with Fr Francken in Rural Camps. Prof A. K. Sinha started with THMC and he said understanding Fr Bogat is like understanding Gandhi. Prof. Anup said, “when you teach yourself, you learn.” Dr M. H. Ansari attended the silver, golden, and Diamond Jubilee. He worked under five directors. Dr. Sant Kr Prasad was a batch mate of Fr Alex. Prof. Shauq was a social activist brought into XISS by Fr. Bogat. Dr. Ramakant Agrawal worked as an expert of Finance under Govt. of Jharkhand. Vote of thanks was proposed by Rev. Fr. Pradeep Kerketta, SJ, Asst. Director, XISS. The event ended with group photography.

Faculty members
1 Fr. Dr. Alexius Ekka, SJ Director
2 Fr. Louis Francken SJ Former Director
3 Fr. Dr. Christopher Lakra SJ Former Director
4 Prof. J. Ashraf Retd. Faculty, Dept. of RM
5 Prof. A. K. Sinha Former HOD, Entrepreneurship Development Program
6 Prof. Virginia Surin Retd. Faculty, Dept. of RM
7 Prof. Anup Kumar Sarkar Former HOD, Dept. of RM
8 Prof. Dr. Anirudh Prasad Former HOD, Dept. of Publication
9 Dr. M. H. Ansari HOD, Dept. of RM
10 Prof. Francis Xavier Tirkey
11 Dr. Sant Kumar Prasad Associate Professor, Dept. of RM
12 Prof. S. R. Shauq HOD, Dept. of HRM
13 Prof. Baby Sebastian Finance Officer
14 Prof. Sushil Ranjan Roy Associate Professor, Dept. of IT
15 Prof. Dr. Ramakant Agrawal Professor, Dept. of HRM
16 Prof. Dr. Himadri Sinha HOD, Dept. of Research
17 Prof. Sanjay Basu Mallik
18 Dr. Mahadev Sahu Senior Project Officer, Dept. of DRC
19 Mr. William Nirwon Senior Project Officer
20 Mr. Ashok Kumar Asst. Project Coordinator, Dept. of DRC
21 Mr. Aftabuddin Ahmad Senior Technical Officer, Dept. of Research
Staff members
Name Designation Years of experience at XISS
1 Mr. Ajit Tirkey Sr. Technical Officer, Dept. of Research 31
2 Mr. Pratul Chandra Asst. Coordinator, Dept. of Research 29
3 Mr. Nicodim Kullu Retired Maintenance Staff 43
4 Mr. James Lakra Asst. Librarian 39
5 Mr. Jagdish Suar Paudal Maintenance Staff 38
6 Ms. Maria Kiro Supritendent 36
7 Mr. John Kujur Dept. of Maintenance 35
8 Mr. Anthres Lakra Supritendent 34
9 Ms. Juthika Bhowani Dept. of IT
10 Mr. Emil Ekka Maintenance Staff 40
11 Mr. Makhtar Ahmad Asst. Librarian 40
12 Mr. Mohammad Khali Maintenance Staff 39
13 Mr. Karma Munda Memographer 38
14 Mr. Pradeep Kumar Singh Dept. of Administration 32
15 Mr. Sher Bahadur Singh Maintenance Staff 32
16 Ms. Samita Sengupta Course Clerk, HRM 31
17 Ms. Mary Jacinta Toppo Office Assistant 33
18 Mr. Singa Munda Office Assistant 30
19 Mr. Raj Kishore Bhagat Sr. Account Officer 30
20 Ms. Mary Margarita Soreng Supritendent, Dept. of Examination 27
21 Mr. Cyril Tigga Dept. of Maintenance 27
22 Mr. Peter Patras Mundu Supritendent, General Office 26
23 Ms. Lidiya Minz Maintenance Staff, Purchase 25

XISS, Ranchi :: Diamond Jubilee Festivities – Day 5The second session of 18th of February was the ‘Inaugural Ceremony of Alumni Association of XISS (AAXISS)’. It was introduced by Himalaya Indraprasth, which was followed by a welcome song by alumni. Dr. (Fr.) Alexius Ekka, SJ, Director, XISS presented the welcome speech which was followed by a speech by Dr. Devedra Singh, President, Jesuits Alumni Association of India (JAAI), and then Er. Shivendra Mohan Sharma, President, JAAI) Central Zone. Dr. Fr. Nabor Lakra SJ, Province Coordinator for Alumni, Ranchi Province motivated the crowd with his speech- “You are the sword, you are the light of this mother earth. As a lot of us are getting trained in social service, we can be of great help to society”.  This was proceeded by speech by office bearers of AAXISS. Jasbir Singh Khurana, Vice-chairman, AAXISS presented his speech in which he said “We can expand this around the globe to sprinkle the seed of employment. Our team effort will help our Alma-mater to progress in leaps and bounds. He focused his speech mainly on three major events of a student curriculum which are- syllabus, placement, and life skills. The secretary of JAAI is Alok Gupta and Arup Mukherjee, Treasurer. Arup Mukherjee presented his speech and emphasized on the aspects of AAXISS. He talked about the deficit of alumni which is a problem faced by our institute since long. Other important thing is that every passing batch will be automatically a member of XISS. The MoU was formulated and was read by Prof. Nidhi Shukla. It was registered in Society Registration Act, 1860. It aims to promote and to create awareness about Alumni and Institute Development of Alma mater. The committee will be set for 3 years and thereafter, committee will keep changing on the basis of voting. This time, the Chairman, Fr. Alex Ekka will nominate the members. The registered office will be in XISS premises. Vote of Thanks was presented by Prof. Dr. Amar Tigga. A panel discussion was conducted with the topic “Value Addition in Management Education through collaboration between Industry and Academia- a way forward for XISS, Ranchi”. The day concluded with the most awaited cultural event- Mr. and Miss Diamond Jubilee along with the unveiling of the new logo of“Obscura, the media club of XISS”.

FINAL SESSION – Mr. and Miss Diamond Jubilee

The post-lunch session of the Day-5 of Diamond Jubilee Festivities witnessed the launch of AAXISS (Alumni Association of XISS) which was followed by a Panel Discussion between the faculty members and alumni on the topic of ‘Value Addition in Management Education through collaboration of industry and academia- the way forward for XISS.’.

The Media Club of XISS – OBSCURA launched their new logo to start the evening gala. The new logo was unfurled Prof. Stoner. Prof. Stoner (Fordham University – USA) and RJ Arup (Big FM).

XISS, Ranchi :: Diamond Jubilee Festivities – Day 5The evening of the final day of the 5-day extravaganza of Diamond Jubilee Festivities shimmered with the sequined dresses and ravishing suits of XISS’ very own students walking the ramp. The event was hosted by Ms. Shreysee Banka and Mr. Adarsh Agarwal.The event started with the first round where all the 10 ravishing boys and 10 gorgeous girls introduced themselves.

The second round of Walk the Ramp was a run-through wearing the designer outfits of Swastika Stuti Designs. The third and final round was the ethnic round where the participants walked with their partners in traditional attires.

Also, the winners of all events were awarded in the Prize Distribution Ceremony during the Walk the Ramp.

The list of winners has been attached herewith for your kind reference.

Finalists (Boys) – Manisha, Akshay Kumar Sahu, Akshat Gupta, MaheepSahini, Maninder Singh

Finalists (Girls) – Sandhya, Ayushi, Subhanga, Eliza and Sucharita

The winner of the title of Mr. Diamond Jubilee and Ms. Diamond Jubilee hasn’t been announced till now.

Sl. No EVENT 1st 2nd
1 Business Baazigar Frank Russel, Kavya Vajjhala and Swarika Seraphim Reshu Agarwal and Kumar Ankit
2 Scavengers Manisha Poddar, Aakash Kukar and Satyam Mangalmurty Komal Sodhani, Vidhan and Sumit
3 Paintopia Payal and Venketesh Sakshi and Prince
4 Biochrome Pallavi Khaitore Puja Rani and Group’
5 Click it Out Tie – Ritika Selot and Prateeksha
6 On Your Toes Pulse Group A square – Avinash and Ayushi
7 On Your Toes Ritika Nath Bhaskar Dibya
8 Sur Sangram Himanshu Shankar Pragya Aashna
9 Nukkad Naatak Team Aagaz Gram Naatak Mandali
10 Politicomania Team BJP (Gunjan Gandhi, Rya Ray, Daizy, Amit ) Team BYP (Diksha Vijayvergia, Shanu Garodia, Rajan Kumar, Deepak Kumar)



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