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ASB Orientation Programme 2020: Chief Guest, Sh. Suresh Prabhu urges students to “become a part of SOLUTION management in the post-COVID era”!

With a view to benefit the students who have embarked upon a new phase in their academic life, Asian School of Business – which is a part of Asian Education Group and is ranked as one of the best undergraduate B-schools in Delhi NCR – welcomed its new batch of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) by launching a grand week-long Orientation Programme scheduled from Monday, 19th October 2020 to Saturday, 31st October 2020. However, in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and keeping in mind the social distancing norms, this programme was organized virtually.

At the ASB BBA & BCA Orientation Programme 2020 Inaugural Ceremony held on Monday, 19th October 2020, Shri. SURESH PRABHU – Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha; India’s Sherpa to the G7 and G20; and former Minister of Railways, Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation – graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

Born 11th July 1953, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu is an Indian politician and India’s Sherpa to the G7 and G20. He was formerly the Minister of Railways, Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation in the First Modi ministry. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). Since 1996, Shri Prabhu has been repeatedly elected as a Member of Parliament from Rajapur Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra as a member of the Shiv Sena political party. He quit Shiv Sena and joined the BJP on 9th November 2014. He currently represents Andhra Pradesh in the Rajya Sabha.

Delivering his Chief Guest address at the ASB BBA & BCA Orientation Programme 2020 from virtual the platform, Sh. Suresh Prabhu at first congratulated Dr. Sandeep Marwah, President, Asian Education Group (AEG) for not just starting this college but also for naming all his institutions as “Asian” because “Asia is not just the the largest continent of the world and originator of all major religions of the world but also because Asia will be the future of the world and houses two of the largest economies of the world.”

He then congratulated the students for choosing the right college which, according to him, was “a professional institute offering quality education.”

He then went on to talk at length about how all challenges and changes in the world are related to management, whether it is a problem or a solution. Here, he asked students to “always strive to become a part of a solution and steer clear of becoming a part of a problem.”

Referring to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic he said, “Tomorrow, the world will be a very different world. The pandemic has raised a lot of question marks around our social and economic existence and we need to think completely differently. You would be the first generation who will enter a completely different world. You have the advantage of seeing the past world and so while studying here at Asian School of Business, you must cultivate the ability to think differently and make the world become better tomorrow.”