Nirma University’s Institute of Commerce commemorated its 8th Foundation Day on October 7th, 2023, with a day brimming with academic and cultural festivities. The occasion commenced with an enchanting Prayer Dance and musical performance. Distinguished guests, including Shri K. Rajaraman, Chairperson of the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), graced the event and shared valuable insights on India’s potential to achieve a USD 5 trillion economy. Dr. Anup K. Singh, Director General of Nirma University, delivered a Presidential Address. The program also featured a Fusion Hour, an academic event organised by the Student Advisory Committee (SAC) of the Institute, where students from various institutes within Nirma University presented their perspectives on a model Smart City, emphasizing sustainable development. Students were tasked with solving sustainability challenges within their respective fields of expertise. The closing ceremony marked the triumphant conclusion of Nirma University’s 8th Foundation Day celebrations.