I.T.S Mohan Nagar (Department of Management) in its ongoing endeavor of bringing excellence in its academic pursuits has organized its flagship event International E-Conference on the focal theme "Reform, Perform and Transform: An Insight into Global Competitiveness and Sustainable Development” on 9th and 10th April, 2021.
This was the platform where we had opportunity to interact with the top leaders and stalwarts of different organizations from academic institutions/universities, business houses and non government organizations of national and international repute.
The Inaugural Session commenced with welcome Address of Director Management Prof.(Dr.) Vidya Sekhri. Director (Management) mentioned how the lockdown restrictions halted most economic activities and led to job losses for millions of people with revenue streams being affected for sectors like hospitality, travel and tourism. The honorable Vice Chairman Sir Shri Arpit Chadha thanked all the distinguished guests and expressed the hope that the two day deliberations would lead to dissemination of new ideas while laying down the path for future research. Convener of the conference Prof. (Dr) Manoj Kumar Jha laid down overview, objectives, agenda and features of the event and described the conference as a forum for the confluence of ideas. Guest of Honor Dr. Rakesh Mohan Joshi mentioned importance of Indian culture. He also talked about India as the fastest growing economy. He emphasized on various milestones that have been achieved by the India during this pandemic despite all the barriers. Chief Guest of the conference Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) elaborated on how cooperation and collaboration are more important than the competition. He also spoke about how AICTE is providing training to the teachers through ATAL training, training for AI, 3D printing, Robotics, Augmented Reality etc. and how UGC, AICTE, Council of Architecture and Council of Pharma are working together under the Higher Education Commission of India so as to improve the quality of education and research for the betterment of the nation. Conference Special International E-Journal titled “International Journal of Advance Innovative Research” published by “Indian Academicians and Researchers Association” was released in presence of esteemed Chief Guest, Guest of Honor, dignitaries and participants of the conference during inaugural session.
Technical Session 1: Marketing
1. Session Chair: Dr. Pankaj Priya, Professor BIMTECH, Greater Nioda
2. Distinguished Speaker: Dr. Ajay Rathor, Director, TIAS, New Delhi
3. Session Cordinator: Dr. Garima Srivastav, I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Gaziabad
Dr. Pankaj Priya ( Professor, BIMTECH, Gr. Noida) shared opening remarks and addressed the audience, how it has impacted in pre and post covid phase of business and industry. Dr. Ajay Rathor mentioned ongoing changes due to Reform, Perform and Transform in service, manufacturing and infrastructure sectors. Nineteen (19) Research papers were online presented in this session by faculty members and researchers of various institutions of the country.
Plenary Session by Distinguished speakers
Prof. Ronnie Figueiredo (Professor at Europeia, Associate Editor INMR JournaL) explained Spinner Innovation Model, which is developed by himself. He said that the Spinner Innovation Model is a model based on Knowledge Intensive services. Dr. Souha Akiki Svahn President and Founder of Innovative knowledge Institute & Paris Graduate School, France) emphasized on the future of education. She talked about how we need to improve the education system and align the education with industry needs. Prof David Wittenberg ( ISME College of Management and Entrepreneurship Mumbai) used a very simple and relevant analogy of cricket to make us understand how to win India in the Global Economy. He told three steps i.e. Strategize, Equip and Execute to make India a successful global player.Prof. Justin Paul (Distinguished Professor UPR, IIMK, Editor in Chief International Journal of Consumer Studies) talked about Survival versus Success. He said that in these challenging situations, first we need to survive and subsequently try to succeed. Lastly, Mr. Ivan Muniz Rothgiesser (Director en ACCEDU),Peru threw lights on the change and collaboration. He emphasized on collaboration rather than competition to deal with any situation.
Technical Session 2: Finance and General Management
1.Session Chair: Dr. Deepak Tandon, Senior Professor, IMI New Delhi
2.Distinguished Speaker: Dr. Jyoti Rana, Dean, Vishwakarma Skill University, Girgaon
Session Coordinator: Dr. Anusha Agrawal , I.T.S Mohan Nagar
Dr. Deepak Tandon shared opening remarks and addressed the audience on topic of innovation for using business & corporate finance, corporate credit, credit management ,syndicate finance, banking and insurance, Behavioural research ,taxation on digital goods and E-auctions. Dr. Jyoti Rana emphasized on need and promotion of research in educational institution and motivated scholars and students for qualitative research work in their respective areas. Fourteen (14) research papers were presented researchers from different.
Technical Session 3 HR and General Management
1. Session Chair: Dr. Amit Srivastav, Associate Professor, TAPai Management institute
2. Session Co Chair: Dr. Amita Shivhare, NMIMS Mumbai
3. Distinguished Speaker: Dr. Anoop Pant, Professor and Program Director, Sharda University Gr Nojda
Session Coordinator: Dr. D. K. Pandey, I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad
Dr. Anoop pant gave opening remarks on contemporary Human resource management practices and emphasized on changing role of Human Resource Department during the covid-19 outbreak and its strategic role in achieving global competitiveness and sustainable development. Fourteen (14) research papers were presented during the session and was duly examined by jury members based on the evaluation criteria. A parallel track for students was also organized for paper presentation by students in which 11 papers were presented by students from various institutions. Lastly, Valedictory speech was given by Director Management Dr. Vidya Sekhri followed by announcement of result made by Prof. Yachna Malhotra and finally event was closed by vote of thanks by Dr. Vivek Pachauri.
Best Paper Awards;
Dr Badal B Rath Product Manager, Webinar Planet, bhvaneshwar 1st Position (Marketing Track)
Prof. Ambili K P, Zamorin’s Guruvayoorappan College, Calicut- 2nd Position (Marketing Track)
Ms. Sana Vakeel, ITS Engg College, Greater Noida- 1st Position (Finance Track)
Dr. Ajay Singh, ABES Engineering College, Ghaziabad-2nd Position (Finance Track)
Prof. Anita Ramrakhyani, -1st Position (HR Track) Research Scholar RKDF University Bhopal
Prof. Mala Sharma I.T.S Ghaziabad
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized a Virtual Business Summit on the focal theme of “Enterprising Skills & Growth Strategies in the Post Pandemic Period” on 20 February, 2021.
The program commenced with the enriching address by Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group and welcome address by Prof. (Dr.) Vidya Sekhri, Director- Management. The overview of the summit was delivered by Convener, Dr. Anusha Agarwal. The inaugural session was graced by the presence of Mr. Ashish Patel, Managing Director- Morgan Franklin (U.S), as the Guest of Honor; Mr. Rajendra Shrivastav, President, AES India, Chairman & MD of JV, as distinguished Guest of the day and Mr. Phoram Mehta, Senior Director, APAC CISO PayPal, President ISACA, (Singapore) as the chief Guest of the ceremony.
Followed by the Inaugural Ceremony, the summit highlighted very prominent points via Panel Discussion- 1with the subtheme – New Frontiers of Environment, Sustainability & Governance deliberated by eminent speakers from Industry. Mr. S.K. Sethi, Founder &CEO, Insurance Foundation of India discussed how environment is changing rapidly and how each one of us should contribute towards it. He talked about three pillars, primarily, Government, Industry and Society whose combined contribution play a major role towards environment sustainability.
Next speaker of the session, Mr. Saurabh Jain, Vice President PAYTM discussed about how the environment changed during lockdown. He emphasized that “future belongs to entrepreneurs” and quoted the example of Elon Musk, how his idea Tesla and SpaceX contributed towards sustainability and made him a success.
Mr Sahil Nayar , Senior Associate Director, KPMG (Mumbai) talked about how Covid become best example of VUCA. He redefined the term NEW NORMAL as NEO NORMAL. Mr Nayar gave a wonderful insight to audience about work life balance, work life harmony, gratitude, multi-tasking and switch task.
Then session was carried on by Mr Sulabh Goel, VP, Ernst & Young. He focused on sustainability and talked about before-covid era and after-covid era. He also talked about how people are adjusting and adapting to the new normal, private financing for infrastructural development and work from home culture.
Last Speaker of the session was Ms Ritika Mathur, Director, Grant Thorton. She discussed how our policy makers needs to think differently and quoted the point that equity and environment go hand in hand together. She discussed about the importance of investment in clean technology, the new area of health care technology, drivers of sustainable environment& new transformation that can be helpful. The Moderator of this panel discussion was Prof Yachhna Malhotra.
Panel Discussion 2 followed the Inaugural Session and Panel Discussion 1.The theme for this session was “Direction and Pace of Post Pandemic Period”. The Moderator of this panel discussion was Prof Shikha Arora. The eminent speakers joining the session were Mr. Peter Dorrington, Founder Director, XMplify Consulting Ltd.; Mr. Ankush Gadi, Director, CRISIL (Mumbai); Mr. Atul Shukla, Vice-President, JPMorgan Chase; Mr. P Kannan, Senior Regional Manager, Bajaj Finserv; Mr. Manigandan Ramesh, Head- Sales Automation Business Excellence, Haldiram Foods International Ltd.; and Ms. Neha Shukla, Associate Vice-President, NatWest Bank.
Mr. Peter Dorrington flagged off the session by discussing about human behaviour, digital transformation, hybrid working and different ecosystems. During his discussion he quoted Warren Buffett while focusing on customer satisfaction.
Next Mr. Ankush Gadi started on a positive note by stressing that there is always light at the end of the tunnel. He mentioned 23.9% fall in GDP during April to June period followed by the V- shaped recovery now. He also spoke about the three major challenges facing India,viz.,labour intensive manufacturing, climate change and human capital.
Mr. Atul Shukla briefed about decreasing consumer confidence index, household GDP, rural base growth and government contribution to the GDP. He also referred to the three pillars of any economy, i.e., government, corporate and the consumers.
Mr. Kannan spoke of many sectors that are still improving, not improving and/or struggling. He provided an example by pointing out how two million loan applications in June had now increased to twenty million.
Mr. Manigandan Ramesh offered that the storm may have gone but it was time to perform. He was very positive & optimistic throughout and talked about the 5Rs (Resolve, Return, Reform, Resilience & Re-imagination). He spoke about how automation helps us in increasing productivity.
Finally Ms. Neha Shukla held forth on four major points, viz., - rebranding of portfolios, cost structures, work place changes, and digitalisation. She referred to digitalisationas the biggest gift of Covid-19 and the fact that now people are looking for safe places for work rather than great places for work.
During the sessions, many pertinent queries and doubts were raised by the students which were handled and satisfied very effectively by the all distinguished speakers.
At the end of the session Prof. (Dr.)Vidhya Sekhri, Director (Management), I.T.S Mohan Nagar put on record her concluding remarks and presented a digital plaque to each of the guests as a token of gratitude and remembrance.
The Research Convention 2020 with the theme “Aatma Nirbhar Bharat: Living in the Age of Innovation” was organised by ITS Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad on the 26th December, 2020.
The inaugural session of the convention was graced by luminaries like Mr Satya Gupta, Chairman – India, IPV6 Council, who joined as the Chief Guest; Mr Anil Khaitan, Chairman, Sunil Health Ltd., and Former Chairman, PHDCCI; and Prof. (Dr.) Shailendra Singh, Director, IIM Ranchi. The latter two were participating in the capacity of Guests of Honour.
The session was opened by Director (Management) Prof. (Dr) Vidya Sekhri, who began by saying that during a time of global crisis, it is very significant that our country is emerging as Aatma Nirbhar Bharat. Referring to the fluctuating environment where economies have to encounter a variety of ups and downs, Dr Sekhri quoted Gautam Buddha, noting that becoming comfortable with impermanence is the true sign of an evolved individual. She explained that now more than ever before it was necessary that India takes the lead in the fight against Covid-19 by developing effective vaccines.
Next Dr Rajeev Johari, Convener of the Convention, provided an outline of the event. He pointed out that terms like Atma Nirbhar Bharat and Five Trillion Dollar economy had become commonplace even before the unfortunate onset of the pandemic. While the spread of Covid has definitely put the brakes on these and other initiatives for now, it is only a matter of time before efforts are resumed with new zest and vigour. Therefore it is essential to lay down the route map for the path ahead; that is one of the aims for this convention. Dr Johari went on to provide a snapshot of the participants and deliberations coming up in the rest of the day’s programme.
Mr Khaitan was the first to speak among the guests. He chose to concentrate on the area of healthcare technology. Quoting the examples of typewriters and mobiles, Mr Khaitan highlighted how lack of innovation can spell the death knell for products as well as businesses. He referred to cutting edge concepts like the use of artificial intelligence; blockchains as a means of data verification; advanced social media; voice search as a means of responding to those needing care; artificial assistants like Siri, Cortana and Google Assistant; uses of virtual reality; mobile applications; and video marketing as a tool for reaching out to the customer.
Among the other speakers, Dr Singh spoke about how myriad innovations are helping to deal with newer challenges by a constantly evolving pandemic. The chief guest, Mr Satya Prakash focused on the modalities for innovation in India at the policy level. He drew attention to how digital infrastructure, which is the need of the hour, brings a whole new ball game compared to the traditional physical version. He illustrated his thoughts through his involvement in the efforts at setting up a digital backbone for the country. Coming to the necessity of creative innovation, he distinguished it as something which avoided the disruptive effect. In this connection he also threw some light on the Blue Ocean strategy used in the corporate world.
The main programme of the day consisted of two panel discussions. The first one was chaired by Dr Sudhir Kochhar, Former ADG (IPR) and National Coordinator (NAIP), ICAR and focussed on sectors like agriculture, defence and manufacturing. The other discussants in this session included Mr Durgesh Sharma DG, Fibre Cement Products; Maj. Gen. Ravi Arora, CEO and Chief Editor, Indian Military Review; and Dr Nishikant Ojha, Advisor, Cyber, Aerospace and Counter Terrorism and eminent faculty, Defence and Paramilitary Forces.
After the Director (Management) welcomed the participants in the first panel discussion, Dr Kochar kicked off the session as the Session Chair by drawing on his long experience of work in the field of agriculture. Starting with the fact that agriculture is the bedrock of any economy, he described the major potential for startups in this area. On the one hand there was scope for individual R&D initiatives; on the other it was also possible to go in for public-private initiatives. Certain technologies were at the Proof of Concept stage, which need further scaling up. He also referred to his experiences as National Coordinator for agricultural projects involving 400 partner institutions.
The next speaker in the discussion was Dr Ojha, who brought his experience in counter terrorism along with significant diplomatic capabilities into play. He repeatedly stressed that India could not afford to depend only on foreign acquisitions alone for its military requirements at a time when there were significant security challenges in the neighbourhood. He also emphasised on the need to develop our own R&D capabilities. Continuing on the theme of India’s defensive expertise, Maj. Gen. Ravi Arora provided a detailed breakdown of different case stories from Indian military experience.
Mr Sharma brought the discussion back to the fold of agriculture with detailed statistical information laying down the markers for the immediate future in this field. He also threw some light on the government and its role in public sector units. The session concluded with Dr Sekhri commending the participants for the in depth knowledge in their respective areas while presenting them individual mementos.
The post-lunch session had Mr Vishal Gandhi, Founder and CEO of BIORx Venture Advisors Pvt. Ltd. taking over as the Chair with the attention shifting towards banking and technology. Mr Gandhi was joined by Mr Chanchal K. Gautam, AGM-NABARD, DDM Office, Ghaziabad; Mr Rajiv Ratna Shah, Director, MIDAS Lab, IIIT Delhi; Ms. Bhumika Sukhadia, Co-Founder, OPE Innovation Lab, Mumbai; and Mr Niteen Khemka, Co-Founder and CEO, Startup Spine, and mentor at NASSCOM and NITI Aayog.
Prof (Dr) Vidya Sekhri welcomed all the panelists with her thoughts on the future of technology. Mr. Gandhi then shared his view on a variety issues like Covid-19, disruptive challenges, and the opportunities afforded therein. He also spoke about the growth of pharmaceutical industry during the COVID-19 era with the production of Indian vaccines, PPE equipment, sanitisation efforts, need for thermal scanning and repurposing of drugs.
Mr Gautam next emphasised on the need for banking infrastructure with the five pillars of demand, demography, technology, and infrastructure & economy. These were explained through copious data, graphs and charts. Dr. Shah started by sharing a case study on “Suicidal Ideation Detection”. He also added some Research Work on “AI for social Good” empowering towards banking, policing, Bloomberg, Delhi Jal board and many more. He also elaborated about Information Retrieval System, Visual Speech Recognition, password prediction & cybercrimes.
One of the highlights of this discussion was the talk by Ms. Sukhadia, who shared her views on why businesses should “know their local”. She mentioned the significant role of design and innovation in the businesses, using an excellent example on the doodhwalas changing to milk delivery in glass bottles and then to plastic packets. She also talked about the 4 Ds, viz. - Discover, Define, Design, & Deliver. The session was completed by Mr Khemka, who elaborated on the role of MSMEs, government subsidies, tax exemptions, loans facility and incubation with regard to entrepreneurial activities.
Prof. (Dr.) Vidya Sekhri then enlightened the audience with her words of wisdom as she presented the virtual plaques as a token of gratitude and remembrance to all the panelists. Finally the Vote of Thanks was delivered by Dr.Indraneel Mandal as the day’s programme drew to a close. The diverse topics and animated discussions enthralled the students in particular and the audience in general as the Convention concluded fruitfully with much food for thought.
Department of Management at I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organized a Virtual HR Conclave with the focal theme “Redefining the Workplace for Business Continuity "on Saturday, 17th October 2020.
The objective of the conclave was to understand, how organizations are changing and transforming during the pandemic situation in COVID times. This Conclave provided a common platform to rediscover the paradigms that will help the leaders and policy makers to redefine the future of work and workplace for Business Continuity. Eminent speakers from Industry graced the conclave with their benign presence and shared their insight and valuable thoughts and experiences. At the beginning, the program commenced with an encouraging deliberation by Shri Arpit Chadha sir, Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group, where he welcomed all the eminent speakers and shared words of wisdom, this address was followed by the Welcome address by Dr.(Prof.) Vidya Sekhri, Director-Management and Prof. Durba Roy (Associate Vice president CRC and Conclave Convener) by introducing the theme of the Conclave. The eminent speakers of the session were:
1. Mr. Rajan Dutta, Managing Director - Xstrops Consulting; Managing Partner - Xpert Conexions, Former President HR- Reliance ADA, Lupin pharmaceuticals Limited - Chief Guest of the ceremony highlighted the flattening of the economic curve, migrant labourers issue, organization facing challenges to run efficiently and use the workforce effectively. He further highlighted that Consumer behaviour is also changing these days. Value of the product, convenience and authenticity are driving factors now.
2. Mr. Lokesh Saxena, Managing Director - DISA INDIA LIMITED & Sr.Vice President - India, Middle East & Sub Saharan Africa, Norican Group graced the inaugural ceremony as Guest of Honour. He laid emphasis on emotional aspects and workforce management post pandemic era. He said that positive mind and hope for future are the key factors in the new normal.
3. Dr. Sudhanshu Pathak, Head - HR and OD at JK Tyre & Industries Ltd., delivered the Keynote address of the inaugural session and highlighted the changing functions of HR during the COVID times and issues of employee engagement establishing balance between Agility and compassion, result and relationship. At the end of Inaugural Ceremony Dr. (Prof.) Vidya Sekhri, Director-Management expressed her gratitude by presenting digital plaque to all the esteemed speakers as a token of gratitude. Overall session was very interactive and full of practical knowledge and insights on the focal theme.
Followed by the Inaugural Ceremony, The conclave highlighted the very prominent issues with the subtheme –Future of Work: Hybrid Workforce via Panel Discussion-1 by eminent speakers from Industry in the next session of the conclave.
The Moderator of the Panel discussion was Mr. Agniwesh Thakur. (AVP, SAP- Success factors Capacity, Accenture) and the eminent panelists were Mr. Biplob Banerjee (CPPO, ABD India), Mr. Atma Godara (Production HR Generalist – APAC, Netflix, Digital Transformation Leader), Mr. Manish Rastogi (Head Capability Development & Talent, Vodafone Idea), Mr. Rohit Shenoy (AVP HR, Sterlite Power) and Mr. Neeraj Mehra (VP, HR, Infogain).
The panel discussion started with an opening question that “How New Normal look Like?. Mr. Biplob Banerjee addressed the question and focused that it is a disruption as everyone is connected through a virtual platform. So, it feels like IPL is going on but in the stadium, there were no audiences who are going to cheer the players. He compared the situation with the freshers who are going to perform in the empty stadium. Further Mr. Atma Godara addressed the same question and gave few tips to always research and stay relevant according to the market analysis before the pandemic, now what looks like and it would be in near future. The second tip was upskilling and reskilling is most important in every situation. Mr. Manish Rastogi shared that leadership is not only with position/designation. It can be done on a small grassroots level also as it was his experience during this lockdown. He also shared the employee engagement activity initiatives taken by their company in this pandemic situation. Mr. Neeraj Mehra enlighted the audience with wonderful thought that we all should be grateful that we are Happy & Alive, we have Shelter & Food for our survival. In this new normal situation, he got to know what is most important for a human being to survive. Mr. Ronit Shenoy expressed his views that in this new normal situation their company organized many meditation sessions along with many types of sessions conducted by the company for stress relief. At the end of session, Dr. (Prof.) Vidya Sekhri, Director-Management expressed gratitude by presenting digital plaque to all the esteemed speakers as a token of respect and gratitude.
The Panel Discussion II started with the sub theme “Role of HR in Well being, Engagement and Performance in tough times” was conducted.
The eminent speakers of the session were Ms. Rashmi Manshramani , CHRO, The Wave Group , Mr. Prateek Dubey, Head ER & HR, IDFC First Bank, Mr. Anand Amrit Raj, AVP, HR, Okaya Power, Ms. Archna Bhardwaj, Head HR Inter Globe Air Transport (IGAT), Dr. Amit Pareenja , Group Associate Director-Global Learning & Development (Group Corporate HR) at Tata Communications & Hon. Chairman at The Institute of Mnagement Consultants of India (Delhi Chapter), Mr. Atul Tiwary , Head HR, Oyo. The Panel discussion was moderated by Ms. Rashmi Manshramani. The Moderator started with tough time with respect to infrastructure, technology, organization design, transformation, innovation, business model, destructions during the pandemic situation. Mr. Anand Amrit Raj shared the business experience of his organization during pandemic period on how he converted this time in to an opportunity base and achieved a lot of profit due to his change of mind set and his own strategy during this period. He stressed on the backbones of the organization like R&D, organization design, structure etc. Ms. Archana Bhardwaj highlighted three terms and these are rethink, reshape, and re-evaluate. She advocated technology friendly and technology connect that enabled connections with persons not just in India but hypo connected with world today. Dr. Amit Pareenja explained that the adaptation may be of two types one is market level and another is individual level. He stressed on increased agility while working from home which is also interlinked with comfort zone but not mind shift and that change of mind is mandatory for better results in productivity. Mr. Atul Tiwari introduced his delivery with ambiguity and reactive thinking process. He stressed on mind, body and soul and these also work in the organization in a better sense strategically. Mr. Prateek Dubey during the third round of discussion focused on first HR policy and later on technology and transformation.
The session was highly thought provoking and ended with a concluding remark by the moderator. At the end of session, Dr. (Prof.) Vidya Sekhri, Director-Management expressed gratitude by presenting digital plaque to all the esteemed speakers as a token of gratitude. Overall the conclave was full of Knowledge, innovative and thought provoking ideas shared by all speakers. During the sessions, many query and doubts were raised by the students which were handled and satisfied very effectively by the all distinguished speakers.
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized International Conference sponsored by AICTE on13th and 14th march 2020. The session started by Inaugural function.
The Guest Speakers were Prof. Bhagwati Prakash Sharma (Vice Chancellor of Gautam Buddha University) and Prof. S. K. Jain (Ex HOD IIT Delhi, Ex Vice Chairman Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University). The inaugural session started by welcome speech of Director Management Dr. Vidya Sekhri. She talked about unbalanced rural and urban growth and about per capita income. She also talked about innovation, digital banking, surgery through robotics, digital banking. After that Director PR Surendra Sood give their opening remarks. He talked about technology not rule the human beings, let human beings rule the technology. He talked about how technology driven our day to day life. After that Dr. Manoj Kumar Jha briefly told about Agenda of Conference, Backdrop of Conference. He talked about social change. The conference was divided into 4 tracks. After that Prof. Sudhir k. Jain(Ex HOD IIT Delhi, Ex Vice Chairman Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University) gave his views on Social innovation and digital transformation. He talks about Dimensions and levels of Social innovation, History of ICT, ICT trends, about Disruptive Technologies. The second Speaker Bhagwati Prakash Sharma (vice Chancellor of Gautam Buddha University) talked about how small innovation can become Great ventures. He emphasized upon Made in India. He gave information about Manufacturing Industry of India. He told about how AI replacing human beings. After the Inaugural the Finance track started. The theme of finance track is Role of finance sector in social innovation and digital transformation headed by Deepak Tandon. Post lunch marketing track started. The theme of marketing track is to Social innovation & digitalization in Marketing. The session headed by Pradeep Kumar Agarwal. He talked about social innovation, developing and implementing promotional strategy. He talked about social marketing, Digitalization, Industry 4.0. On Day-2, Dr. Dinesh Kumar Sharma (Professor of Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida) and Prof. Sanjeev Mittal (Presently, Dean GGGIP University, New Delhi). Session started with Welcome address of Dr. V.N. Bajpai. For HR track, total Quality management as a change driver: for influencing affective commitment to change. The objective of research is to know relationship between TQM Practices and employee readiness to change. During the Valedictory ceremony Best Paper Award and Certificates were given to Participants.
Business Summit-2020 was inaugurated with ceremonial Lamp Lighting by Vice Chairman, I.T.S-The Education Group, Shri Arpit Chadha,
the Chief Guest Mr. Rajesh Gulati, CFO IZEX Lenses and Ex-President Hero Cycles Limited, Guest of Honour Mr. Shankar Goenka, Managing Director, WOW Factors India Private Limited, Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management) and Summit Convener Dr. Anusha Agrawal at I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad. This summit was conducted in three sessions of panel discussions in different streams of management based on Innovation and Marketing Strategies for Global Competitiveness, Innovative Financial Strategies in BFSI Sector, Human Capital for Transcending Organizational Capabilities: An innovative Approach
On this occasion, Shri Arpit Chadha highlighted achievements based on innovations adopted by various segments, Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management) introduced and welcomed all the dignitaries on the dais and shared her thoughts on Business Summit and its relevance in contemporary times. Dr. Anusha Agrawal presented an overview and the basic purpose behind organizing this summit... Guest of Honor Shri Shankar Goenka inspired the young generation with his enlightened speech and motivated them to be successful business leaders. Chief guest Shri Rajesh Gulati made aware of ongoing changes out of new innovations in different sectors.
The Media Partner of the summit was BUSINESS STANDARD.
The Summit was organized in three sessions of a panel discussion on three diverse areas. The first session was based on the theme “Innovation and Marketing Strategies for Global Competitiveness”. Sr. Prof. C. K. Sabharwal (ITS- Mohan Nagar) moderated the session and shared his birds-eye views on the topic. Sh. Sanjay Chitkara, Head Corporate marketing (LG Electronics), Sh. Sushant Dubey EVP (Sify Technologies), Sh. Amit Sharma National Head (DAIKIN) participated in a panel discussion and delivered their thoughts on the subject.
The theme for a panel discussion in the second session was on “Innovative Financial Strategies in BSFI sectors. Sh. Bharat Anand Sr. Director (DSCI) & Chief of Technology, Ministry of Home Affairs, Sh. Jyoti Prakash Gadia, MD (Resurgent India Limited) and Sh. Gurusharan Roy Bansal, CGM ( India Post Bank Payments Limited) shared their insight about the BFSI sector and role of Fintech in the financial services and enlightened the audience with their experience.
The third session was related to HR Perspective and the theme was “Human Capital for Transcending Organizational Capabilities: An innovative Approach”. Sh. Arun Prakash, Executive Director (KMPG), Dr. Rajesh Mohan Rai, Strategic HR Consultant, and Sh. Pankaj Agrawal, MD (Simply Dhruv) participated in the discussion and threw enriched value-added knowledge with new dimensions to the recipients.
Senior corporate executives participated and shared their views on above mentioned contemporary themes and delegates from different institutions and business houses participated in the Summit.
I.T.S Mohan Nagar has a rich tradition to organize such events based on contemporary social, business, academic, industrial and other developmental issues in addition to its regular academic, professional and research-based activities with its prime objectives of creating a sense of awareness amongst the people and ensuring sincere efforts of the institution for socio-economic development and as a catalyst for nation-building. Business Summit- 2020 is also a part of the same endeavor to strengthen Industry- Institution- Interface to facilitate competitive and time demanding professional education and to produce business leaders and executives to cater the demand of the industry, business, and society.
Department of Management at I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organized its 4th edition of I.T.S Utkrisht Marketing Awards on Saturday, 1st February, 2020.
The much awaited event marked its beginning with the auspicious lamp lighting in the benign presence of Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group, Chief Guest, Shri Pankaj Singh, Member of Legislative Assembly, Noida (U.P.), Distinguished Guest, Prof. (Dr.) S. K. Kak, Ex Vice Chancellor, CCS University, Meerut & Mahamaya Technical University, Noida and - Shri Barat Anand, CTO, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
Welcome address was presented by Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management) and programme overview was given by Prof. Durba Roy, event Convener.
Top marketing achievers from reputed business organizations including Indogulf, Trident Technology, Greenlam, Career Launcher, B&R, DCM Shriram, Agarwal Homez, R K Marble, Triveni Polychem, OCS and many more received the Awards under 14 categories in recognition of excellence in Marketing by Shri Arpit Chadha and Shri Pankaj Singh.
Shri.Pankaj Singh shared his words of wisdom and expressed his confidence on the award winning organizations for their role and contribution in making India a $5 trillion economy in the years to come.
Shr Arpit Chadha emphasized on creating a corporate culture for innovation and creativity to flourish.
Prof. S. K. Kak and Shri Bharat Anand congratulated organizations for their award winning contributions to the economy and society at a large.
There were presentations by the award winners related to their exciting journey of excellence and achievements. Award ceremony was graced by Shri Surinder Sood, Director (PR) and Dr. Sunil Kumar Pandey, Director (IT) and witnessed encouraging participation from delegates from corporate and media.
The award ceremony was very well co-ordinated by Dr. V N Bajpai, Chairperson (PGDM).
The support and trust bestowed on us by the Companies was evident through their participation and nominations under various categories of Awards.
The Department of Management at I.T.S, Mohan Nagar organized Research Conclave on 5 Trillion Dollar Economy: Targets And Challenges for New India, on January 18, 2020. The program was inaugurated with the lighting of lamp to pay homage to the divine Goddess Saraswati, followed by welcoming of the guests by giving away plant saplings.
The inaugural address was delivered by Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director Management (PG). She emphasized on the objectives of the topic. She also explains the initiatives taken by the Government of India in various aspects like urbanization, globalisation, banking, manufacturing, agriculture etc along with their challenges.
This was followed by a special address by Shri Surinder Sood, Director (PR). He talked about the role of aspirations, the gap between where we are and our goals, the need for self-driven people, rise in investment rates, etc. He also said that 5 trillion dollar economy is not an impossible dream as it can be easily achieved by the country by 2024.
Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice-Chairmen, I.T.S-The Education Group also pointed out the various facts provided by the Prime Minister as well as the Finance Minister in support of the fact that a country like India will become a global economic power house after achieving this goal, along with the challenges involved in his address on this occasion.
The Convener of the Conclave Dr. Rajeev Johari gave overview of the Conclave, its theme and agenda he also gave the brief introduction of all the speakers in the panel discussions to follow.
Mr. Yaduvendra Mathur, IAS, Special Secretary NITI Aayog, who was the Chief Guest for the occasion, explained through several facts and figures the steps to be taken by the people of the country for the future development. He also quipped that reality is harsh but can be created as the future depends upon the choices made by the people today itself, quoting several examples.
Finally the Guest of Honour Mr. Vijay Kumar, Director MSME, Ministry of MSME, Government of India shared his words of wisdom. He explained beautifully the working of MSME and also the steps taken by the same. He went on to mention that how MSME is helping and appreciating the entrepreneurs. In conclusion he said that challenge is to grow 8% to 9% every year in order to achieve the long term goals and move beyond the poverty line. The session concluded with the felicitation the guest by giving token of gratitude and respect to all the eminent guest of the day.
During Panel I, Dr. Vidya Sekhri welcomed the chief guests by presenting plant saplings to Mr. Ravi Nandan Sinha (Director, MSME Business Forum India), Dr. Sharad Kohli (Founder and Chairman, KCC Group), Dr. Ganesh Singh (Professor, AIMA) and Mr. Nishant Ranjan(Manager, RBI, Kanpur Division).
Mr. Ravi Nandan Sinha was the moderator of this session. The discussion was started by Dr. Sharad Kohli. He highlighted that it is always good to look at larger objectives. He also pointed out the according to the latest estimates 29% of Country’s GDP comes from MSMEs.
According to him we need to focus on - how Micro will become Small, Small will become Medium and ultimately Medium becomes Large industry. He also stated the reason behind the failure of 90% of the start-ups was the lack of orientation and patience.
Among the other panelists Dr. Ganesh Singh shared his views and stated that awareness is the key to know the avenues for developing our start-ups.
Mr. Ravi Nandan Sinha adding to these points gave a message to the students that talent and strength should be harnessed.
Dr. V. N. Bajpai, Chairperson PGDM, said that achieving 5 trillion dollar economy is not a dream, but rather a reality. Innovation and Technology are the two drivers that will contribute in achieving this dream according to him, also role of individuals is very important to develop such ecosystem.
Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director (Management), mentioned that in a dynamic world we can see that marketing has totally changed. She also reminded that data protection plays an important role.
Finally Mr. Nishant Ranjan through his presentation shared ideas about offences relating to counterfeiting of bank notes, Detection and impounding of counterfeit notes, the role of thr RBI in currency management and its latest initiatives.
At the end of the first panel discussion, Director Management Dr. Vidya Sekhri presented Memento to honourable Chief guests as a token of respect and honour.
During Panel Session II, Director Management Dr. Vidya Sekhri welcomed the chief guests by presenting plant saplings to the eminent speakers for the session. Eminent Speakers of this session included Dr M.K. Bajpayee, Co-Chairman, National Educational Policy, ASSOCHAM; Mr Amit Sinha, DGM, RBI Kanpur; Dr Sudha Mysore, CEO, Agrinnovate India Limited, ICAR–IIHR; Mr Rajendra Srivastav(President & Market Business Leader for AES India); Mr Naveen Tandon, Director International External Affairs, AT&T India and Mr. S.P. Yadav, Lead District Manager, Syndicate Bank, Ghaziabad.
The moderator of this session was Dr MK Bajpayee, who started the discussion by stating that India needs integration in all departments.
Followed this Dr. Sudha Mysore shared her views explaining how ICAR had started the policy of innovation.
Mr. Manu Goyal suggested that the problem lies in the implementation of schemes. He said that to implement any policy integration is the foremost thing. According to him mentioned that pillars to grow economy are innovation, integration and implementation.
Mr. Rajendra Srivastava indicated that digitisation is the most important tool that businesses are adopting.
Mr. Amit Sinha from RBI said that the 5 trillion dollar economy goal is difficult but not impossible. The challenges to reach this target are Global Growth, the need for fiscal action, problems in tourism growth and support for the infrastructure sector. The primary objective highlighted in this connection was price stability.
Mr. Naveen Tandon said that the focus needed to be on where are we today and what are the current challenges. The panel discussion was closed with Mr.Tandon saying that communication will help to move business forward.
At the end of panel discussion Director Management Dr. Vidya Sekhri presented mementos to guests as a token of respect and appreciation.
In the end Dr. Indraneel Mandal delivered the Vote of Thanks on behalf of the organisers.
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