The annual alumni-freshers meet—Rendezvous was organized this year on May 28, 2017. The event is organized by the Alumni Committee of IIM Indore. Conducted in metro cities across India, it is a platform to connect the incoming freshers, the current students, and the alumni of the Institute. This year, Rendezvous was held in six cities namely, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Mumbai.
The event was as a success with over 260 plus attendees including alumni, current students, and freshers. Professor Rishikesha T. Krishnan, Director, IIM Indore also addressed the gathering at the event held at Banglore.
The event also serves as a platform for the alumni to showcase their achievements, startups, ventures etc. For example, the book launch of ‘The Girl Behind the Glass’ authored by Mr. Sumit Pramanik, an alum, was conducted in the Chennai meet of Rendezvous ’17. A few alumni also spoke about their start-ups and how ‘start-up friendly’ IIM Indore is.
The incoming batch of 2017-19 also got a quick glance about life at Planet-I. They were briefed about the unique programs of IIM Indore such as Rural Immersion Program, Himalayan Outbound Program, as well as its student clubs, committees, and annual fests. The alumni also talked about their lives back at Planet-I
The event was rounded up with a Q&A session where queries from freshers were answered by the alumni and current students.