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The Freshman Credo

How to be wise and stay new: words for a hall full of MBA initiates

The Freshman Credo
The Freshman Credo
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At the outset, let me congratulate you on your achievement in getting into business school and wish you the very best for the course. Yours is indeed a fortunate generation. This is the time to be young in India. The country has made remarkable progress in the last 60 years and is today viewed as a land of opportunity. It is among the world’s fastest-growing economies, a nation powered by the young where 69 per cent of the population is less than 35 years of age. Our services sector has established a new paradigm and brought to the fore the knowledge capital and entrepreneurial ability of Indians. The development of a knowledge-centric and people-centric economy not only generates direct employment, but also has a multiplier effect on various sectors of our economy.

While the services sector...

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