IIMU's 8th Convocation on March 30th, 2020
IIM Udaipur is happy to announce its eighth convocation scheduled on Monday, March 30, 2020, from 9.00 am to 11.00 am at Udaipur with Mrs Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairman & Managing Director of Biocon Ltd, as the chief guest for the event.
Mrs Shaw, a member of the Advisory Council of the Government’s Department of Biotechnology, has also served on the Board of Science Foundation, Ireland. She is also part of the Prime Minister’s Council on Trade & Industry in India and the US-India CEO Forum. Mrs Shaw, Member, Governing Body and General Body of the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, an Autonomous Body of the Government of India is also a founder member of the Society for the formation of "Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine". Mrs Shaw has most recently been nominated as Member of the Board of Trade, Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
Mrs Shaw is the recipient of several prestigious awards including the Nikkei Asia Prize, 2009 for Regional Growth, Express Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit Award 2009 for Dynamic Entrepreneur, the Economic Times ‘Businesswoman of the Year’, the ‘Veuve Clicquot Initiative For Economic Development For Asia, Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Life Sciences & Healthcare, ‘Technology Pioneer’ recognition by World Economic Forum and The Indian Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award. Her most cherished awards are the national awards, Padmashri (1989) and Padma Bhushan (2005) presented to her by the President of India, for her pioneering efforts in Industrial Biotechnology.