Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday asked the students not to be discouraged by failures but instead move ahead in life irrespective of the challenges.
Delivering the fifth convocation address of IIM (Rohtak), minister said that students should not be deterred by failure "but go ahead in life irrespective of failures".
Irani asked the students to take inspiration from American information technology entrepreneur and inventor Steve Job's life.
She said that Job's life was an inspiration to take up the entrepreneurial route to corporate life.
According to an IIM release, the Union HRD Minister said that keeping in mind that India is primarily an agricultural economy, management graduates must utilise their management skills and knowledge to work for economic upliftment of the nation, especially the agrarian sector.
On the occasion, she congratulated the graduating students and said that they must possess a vision forward.
Students Mayank Garg and Sejal Agarwal received gold medal from Irani for scholastic achievement and all round performance, respectively.
Atanu Rakshit, Director, IIM Rohtak, Chairman and other members of the Board of Governors of IIM Rohtak Society, attended the convocation.