On the 110th birth anniversary of Lala Lakshmipat Singhania, chief architect of JK Organisation, JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur organized a virtual celebration to mark Founder’s Day on November 23, 2020. The event also coincided with the University’s Eighth Convocation, which felicitated students of the graduating batch of 2020 for PhD, MTech, BTech, MBA, BBA, BCom and PGDAR. Shri Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman, and Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever Limited, graced the dual celebrations as the Chief Guest.
Led by the Honourable Chancellor, Shri Bharat Hari Ji Singhania and Vice Chancellor Dr. R.L. Raina, the programme was attended by dignitaries including the Pro Chancellor Dr. R.P. Singhania, Pro Vice Chancellor Shri Asheesh Gupta, Member of Board of Management Shri H.P. Singhania, other Members of the Board of Management and Academic Council, faculty, staff, graduating students and their parents. After lighting the ceremonial lamp and garlanding the bust of the Founder, Chancellor, Shri Bharat Hari Ji Singhania extended a warm welcome to all present and expressed his delight for being a part of Lala Lakshmipat Singhania’s vision. In his inspirational address he said “We, in the JK group, since long, have believed in meritocracy, which has been made the bed rock of JKLU in all it’s program and activities. Do not settle for mediocracy. Keep learning and excelling. Chief Guest, Shri Sanjiv Mehta, while congratulating all the graduating students said, “These marks are not just the end. It’s a moment of pride, emotion and joy for all of you. I can understand that the current situation in the world may have sowed seeds of doubt, pessimism and a capacity to change and survive. Vice Chancellor, Dr. R.L. Raina, in his address, expressed that in responding to the unforeseen circumstances posed by COVID 19, the resilience and commitment shown by the university had been phenomenal and it was all possible due to the strong will of the leadership, sincere teaching & non-teaching staff and the responsible students.