Students, Faculty and Staff at NDIM are Grateful to Hon’ble Pranab Mukherjee for being the Chief Guest at the 20 th Annual Convocation of NDIM held on February 17, 2018 at its campus.

Shri Pranab Mukherjee, in his address congratulated the graduating students and NDIM for its achievements. He advised scholars to raise questions and suggested teachers to encourage such inquisition. He emphasized that national development is impossible without intellectual development and cited the living example of Japan which exhibited great resilience after turmoil and bounced back stronger with the help of innovation and skill development. Shri Pranav Mukherjee also advised young students to contribute in research and innovation and do their bit for nation development.

He also welcomed NDIM and its students to become a part of The Pranab Mukherjee Foundation and assured that he would be happy to guide young students in all possible ways. Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s complete Convocation address is available at

Many other distinguished Ambassadors, Corporate Leaders, Academicians were also present in the Convocation ceremony to bestow their good wishes to the Graduating Students.