Chandigarh Chapter


Chandigarh Chapter Meet , June1, 2019


The Chandigarh Alumni Chapter meet was conducted on June 01, 2019 at Hotel Park Plaza, Zirakpur. The meet was attended by 20 senior alumni along with their spouse & children that made the total gathering to 35. Like the previous years, alumni were quite enthusiastic to meet each other and know about the progress of the Institute. The alumni who attended worked in companies like Infosys, Ernst & Young, HDFC Bank, TATA Croma, Chola MS General Insurance among others.

This chapter is particularly characterized by senior professionals who are closely bonded among each other. Due to continuous interactions in such meetings over the years, their families also share a close bond. One of the senior alumni Mr. Gaurav Bhatia who is working at Infosys assured help on IOT for BIMTECH students. Most of the alumni were eager to help BIMTECH students and participate at BIMTECH events/activities. Dr. Gagan Katiyar, Convenor, Alumni Cell briefed the alumni about alumni activities, alumni portal, mentorship, and other related events/activities that BIMTECH seeks to engage its alumni. He also requested the alumni to conduct a CSR event on behalf of the Chandigarh Chapter for better visibility & brand building. He stressed the need to also come up with commercial activities to be organized by the alumni so as to make the Chandigarh Chapter self sufficient by generating surplus funds. The alumni & family were also distributed gifts during lucky draw session. The event concluded at 11 pm and the alumni enjoyed the BIMTECH hospitality throughout the event. They also vowed to attend the next meet with more numbers and also proposed activities to be conducted for spouse & children.


Alumni Meet at Chandigarh-March 10, 2018


Chandigarh chapter alumni reunion was organized on March 10, 2018 at Golden Tulip Resorts, Chandigarh. As per earlier occasions, this meet too focused on alumni get together along with spouse & children. Taking the trend of the last year, this year also witnessed a great participation from across all batches of BIMTECH. The reunion saw mobilization through WhataApp Group of Chandigarh chapter initiated by Mr. Dheeraj Mehan, Mr. Gaurav Bhatia & Mr. Sumit Garg, all senior alumni of BIMTECH. A large number of confirmation concluded on the active Chandigarh WhatApp Group. More than 25 confirmation were made for participation apart from expectations on last minute footfalls. This number is particularly important looking at a place like Punjab & Haryana with headquarter at Chandigarh.

Golden Tulip Resorts is a beautiful 5 star luxury property based on the outskirts of Chandigarh. Despite being slightly far from Chandigarh, the get together was significant and the meet was attended by more than 34 participants that included large number of spouse & children. This number of attendees was almost 10% higher as compared to the last year that marks the beginning of better engagement of alumni in this chapter. Some of the alumni had their first participation in this chapter meet. Harjinder Singh Harry was the senior most alumni who participated and is a pass out from the first batch of Retail program of BIMTECH. It was interesting to note that some of the alumni travelled from far areas like Ludhiana, Bhatinda, Mohali, Patiala among others. Mr. Vibhor Mehta who was getting married day after the meet was kind enough to attend despite family functions at his home. Dr. Dinesh Kumar, faculty alumni based at Chandigarh also participated along with his spouse.

The attendees started coming to the venue from 7 pm onwards. The first one hour saw an informal interaction among the senior & the junior alumni. Some artists were also engaged to play light music & songs so as to keep the evening hilarious and in Good tone. Thereafter, a brief note on alumni updates & other details were shared by Dr. Gagan Katiyar among all. 5 lucky spouse also received gifts based on draws made by Ms. Kumar. Alumni children were also distributed gifts which were sponsored by BIMTECH. Mr. Vibhor Mehta was presented with special gift on behalf of Chandigarh Alumni Chapter so as to felicitate him for his upcoming marriage ceremony. The formal interaction ended by thanking Dr. H Chaturvedi, Director BIMTECH who not only provided an opportunity for alumni interaction but also supports alumni engagement as and when required.

All alumni were keen to attend this annual chapter meet year on year. They also pledged to invite more of their batch mates in the next meet. Some of the alumni also stressed the need to organize more interactions by themselves in future. It was also seen that Chandigarh chapter alumni are fully charged for deeper engagement with BIMTECH and are willing to provide unconditional support to their alma mater. The event concluded with everlasting pleasant memories for all participants.