XLRI felicitates Alumni with ‘Distinguished Alumni Awards’
‘Home coming and Distinguished Alumni Awards 2019’

XLRI- Xavier School of Management hosted ‘Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony’ to felicitate its illustrious alumni on the occasion of ‘Annual Alumni Homecoming 2019’. This year nine distinguished alumni of the institute received the Distinguished Alumnus Awards in five categories. The two-day long celebration of XLRI’s ‘Annual Alumni Homecoming 2019’ was held on 14th – 15th December. This year, XLRI celebrated the Annual Homecoming for the 17th year. Over 250 XL Alumni participated in this year’s Homecoming held at XLRI Campus, Jamshedpur. The highlight of XLRI Annual Alumni Homecoming, the ‘Distinguished Alumnus Awards Ceremony’ was hosted today at the Tata Auditorium. Fr. P. Christie S.J., Director, XLRI; Mr. Rana Sinha, President of the XLRI Alumni Association and Prof. Pranabesh Ray, Chairperson, Alumni, XLRI were also present on the occasion. The Winners in different categories of ‘Distinguished Alumnus Awards’ 2019: Distinguished Alumnus Award – (Lifetime Achievement)  Jitendra Singh, Professor Emeritus, XLRI, Jamshedpur, (PMIR-1970) Distinguished Alumnus Award (Practicing Manager) Mr. Krish Shankar, Group Head – HRD Infosys, Pratik Kumar, Member of Senior Leadership Team, Wipro (PMIR- 1988), Judhajit Das, Chief Human Resources, ICICI Prudential  (PMIR- 1995), Ramakrishnan Ramamurthy, Chief Executive, Polycab India Ltd (BM- 1982) Distinguished Alumnus Award   (Allied Fields, Arijit Biswas, Script Writer (PMIR - 1991) Distinguished Alumnus Award Entrepreneur, Dhaval Shah, Founder, Pharm Easy. (HRM- 2014), Distinguished Alumnus Award – (Academician) Dr. Anand Narasimhan, Dean (Faculty & Research), IMD  (PMIR-1991), Dr. Madan Pillutla, Faculty, London Business School, (PMIR-1991) This year’s Homecoming saw reunion of the batches of 1979 and 1969 celebrate their 40th and 50th homecoming year respectively. Many alumni of Batch of 1971 also participated in this celebrations. Commenting on the Annual Alumni Homecoming, Fr. P. Christie S.J., Director, XLRI said, “The Annual Homecoming is one of the most prestigious and important events for XLRI. Our alumni are the torch-bearers of the XL-Culture and have taken the vision and mission of XLRI to the world. They are the true role models for our present and future students and are the ones who truly inspire them to carry forward their legacy. It is a proud moment for us to welcome them back to the campus and felicitate them for their achievements.”


6th Dr Verghese Kurien Memorial Oration 21st September, 2019
Dr.Vandana Shiva.

XLRI organised the 6th “Dr Verghese Kurien Memorial Oration on Sustainable Development”. Organised under the aegis of Fr Arrupe Center for Ecology and Sustainability (FACES), XLRI,  in memory of the Founder of AMUL Dr. Verghese Kurien, otherwise known as “the Milkman of India”,  the oration aims to provide a platform to listen to and learn from thought leaders, social entrepreneurs, development sector professionals and policy makers who have made a significant contribution to the idea of an empowered, prosperous and sustainable society. This year, Dr. Vandana Shiva,  eminent Environmental Activist & Ecofeminist  delivered the oration on the topic  “Oneness vs The 1%: Ecological responses to the threat for planet and humanity” . The event was also graced by Ms. Nirmala Kurien,  daughter of Dr Verghese Kurien  with Fr. P. Christie, S. J.,  Director of XLRI , Dr. Ashis K. Pani,  Dean (Academics), XLRI,  Dr. Madhukar Shukla, Chairperson, Fr. Arrupe Center for Ecology & Sustainability (FACES), XLRI and other dignitaries.


XLRI Holds ‘27th Annual JRD Tata Ethics Oration on Business Ethics’ November 29 th , 2018 at XLRI
The 27th JRD Tata Oration on Business Ethics  by Dr. Jennifer J Griffin

This year,  Dr. Jennifer J Griffin –   Raymond C Baumhart, S.J., Professor of Business Ethics and Professor of Strategy, Loyola University Chicago, USA   delivered the oration   on the topic –  ‘Ethics in Action: Corporate Social Responsibility in the 21st Century’ . Please find below the YouTube link for:  The Twenty-Seventh JRD Tata  Oration  on Business  Ethics  https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=xQUX2rBq5BY&t=12s


5th Dr Verghese Kurien Memorial Oration 22nd September, 2018
Day with  Dr  Jean  Dreze

Dr  Jean  Dreze ,  Development   Economist & Activist    delivered the   Dr Verghese Kurien Memorial Oration   on   "Economic Growth and Social Development"  at 6:00 pm, 22nd September 2018 in the Tata Auditorium .  For full details of the programme please visit  for the following  YouTube  link:   https://youtu.be/qiI9sT8Vk3I? t=2m27s