Faculty of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, Dr. Rajeev Johari successfully completed two weeks program of FDP on “Research Gaps in Economics: Issues and Data Sets” during 22nd April to 4th May, 2019
at Mahatma Hansraj College, University of Delhi. The entire program was delivered by distinguished interdisciplinary panel of experts in their specific domain from varied areas of academia, MHRD and policy makers, placed at established institutions like IIM-A, Delhi School of Economics, JNU, ICRIER, NIPFP, IGIDR Mumbai, NITI Ayog, RBI, IGNOU and other prestigious bodies.The rich variety in contents focused on current themes of Economics like public policy, policy research, data mining, Data Sets, Make in India, health economics, GIS, Regression Modeling, SAS, and advanced tools and applications in economics for upcoming markets. It was an enriched learning platform that can be further imparted to students in the area of economics from managerial perspectives. The basic purpose of this program was to act as a refresher and knowledge updationin the area of economics and also inter connect the problems of the society which is faced by researchers amidst the current challenges.
Faculty of Department of Management, Dr. V N Bajpai and Dr. Ashish Kumar Jha attended 5th National Leadership Conclave of AIMA on “Now or Never: India’s Mission for the New Decade” on 8th -9th April, 2019 at hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi.
AIMA's flagship annual event, The National Leadership Conclave is a thought leadership platform that brings together various stakeholders for constructive dialogue on the way forward for the Indian economy and the well-rounded growth of the nation. The Conclave witnessed India's top leadership together from politics, business and intelligentsia to answer the key questions about India's capabilities and challenges and to chart a map for the country to move towards its aspirations quickly and strongly. The fifth edition of conclave was co-chaired by Mr Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, RP - Sanjiv Goenka and Mr Sunil Kant Munjal, Chairman, The Hero Enterprise.
The time for celebrating India's potential is running out. The world is in a churn and the ongoing disruption in the global economy and politics will create a new world order. It is now or never for India to settle its claim as a super economy and an influential global leader. What India does in the next decade will determine whether it fulfils its undoubted potential or it ends up regretting missed opportunities.
The second day of conclave was addressed by Mr Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder & CEO , Paytm, Mr Aditya Ghosh, CEO- India & South Asia, Oyo Hotels & Homes, Ms Nayantara Rai, Chief of Bureau, ET Now, Mr Sanjay Kirloskar, CMD of Kirloskar Group of Companies, Mr Kewal Handa from Union Bank of India Mr Akshay Bhalla, Partner, COO- Markets & Styrategy, KPMG in India, Mr Rajdeep Sardesai, Consulting Editor, India Today Group and many more. It was a great learning experience.
Faculty attended “International Conference at JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus, Greater Noida
Dr. Surendra Tiwari , Faculty of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad attended International Conference at JEMTECH as session chair.
Conference was intended to take stock of recent advances and development of knowledge bases and easy access to structured databases on systems, processes and technology based on quantitative study trends and developments at the globally competitive environment that will provide future directions to young researchers and practitioners.
Objective of conference was to help in sharing of experience and exchange of ideas, which will also foster National Collaboration. The Conference was of immense benefit to Researchers, Academicians, Industry and Participants from Technical Institutes, R&D organizations, Management & Legal Practicing organizations and students working in the field of Engineering, Management, Law and Education.
Conference witnessed large number of academicians and professionals in the allied fields along with their papers.
A visit to National Co-Operative Union of India, New Delhi to attend the 20th Vaikunthbhai Mehta Memorial Lecture series organized by NCUI on 27th March, 2019.
Dr Rajeev Johari and Dr Sanjeev Tandon, along with 44 students of the Department of Management (MBA & PGDM) attended the session. The program started with the lamp lighting ceremony by the Chief Guest Mr Amitabh Kant (CEO, NITI Ayog) and other dignitaries on the dais. Mr Amin (Chairman- NCUI) delivered the welcome address. A brief description about the program and the efforts of Mr Vaikunth Bhai Mehta was given by the Mr Satyanarayan (CEO- NCUI). The much awaited deliberation of Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Ayog was highly enriching. He talked about the importance of co-operatives and also the role of technology in the overall development of the farming activities. He also talked about the fact that involving in the allied co-operative services of fisheries and horticulture can enhance the overall productivity. Proper administration of cooperatives can improve the income level of the farmers. He also gave an example from his own life, where he could increase the income from 12% to 20% by introducing proper co-operative marketing strategies. He concluded his lecture by highlighting the importance of co-operatives unions and their collaborative working with the farmers. The benefits drawn are for the union and the villagers at large.
The event came to an end with the vote of thanks by one of the members of the organization who was representing the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Faculty of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, Dr. Rajeev Johari attended the conference on 25th March 2019 at India Habitat Centre titled Future of the Digital Economy: Cross Currents in Emerging regimes.
The conference begin with opening remarks by Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director and CE, ICRIER who highlighted the specific concerns of digital economy in terms of future prospects be it positive or negative and to what extent could it be considered reliable for security and protectionism within government policy framework. Mr. Peter Cherukuri, Executive Director, Data Catalyst Institute delivered his address on data analytics and future course of action in the digitalization of economic growth.
The conference was organized with the partnership between ICRIER and Data Catalyst Institute. Key Note Address was delivered by Ms. Aruna Sundarajan, Secretary, Department of Telecommunication, Govt. of India on policy issues and vertical impact on qualitative data which also highlighted the digital instrumentation for younger demography and e-commerce. She interlinked data with the security of incremental growth and digital drivers.
The conference was structured in three panels and every panel was based on different areas viz. Future of the Digital Economy, Data Security: Emerging Discourse on Encryption and Localization and Identity and Authentication in India’s Digital Economy. Panelist and Moderators were experts from academia, industry, technocrats, service providers, info analysis from public, private and Government institution and Ministries. The discussion centered on data security, privacy security, data space, data user’s identity, quality of data, data storage facility, digital technology and interlinking with growth and delivery of services etc.
A special address by Mr. Gopalakrishnan S., Joint Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India was delivered on the issue of privacy and data storage facility focusing on spectrum supply by Government.
Overall it was a great learning experience with new insights gathered on a wide array of the specified theme.
Faculty members of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, Dr. Suchita Singh, Prof. Jyotsana Vaid and Prof. Ritu Saxena attended India Skills Forum on 11th March 2019 organized by IBM in association with CII at The Leela Hotel, Delhi.
Session started with the discussion of skill development in 21st century and how technology in important in current era. Session was chaired by Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President & CEO, IBM and Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, Govt of India.
Mr. Arvind Krishna, Senior Vice President, Cloud and Cognitive Software, IBM discussed the importance of Artificial Intelligence and human potential.
Aruna Sundararajan, Telecom Secretary, Government of India, Juthika Patankar, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Diane Gherson. Senior Vice President, Human Resource IBM briefed the role of women in technology and how women are contributing in the world of technology.
School students presented how they used technology to prepare the prototype of water harvesting machine
Shobana Kamineni, Executive Vice Chairman, Apollo Group presented the vote of thanks.
It was indeed a lot of learning session wherein faculty members got the exposure of latest technology and how this technology can be used even in teaching.
Faculty of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, Dr. Rajeev Johari attended the Report Release Programme organized by ICRIER supported by the World Bank Group and ILO on 28th of February 2019. The programme spreading across the span of the day featured deliberations from distinguished national and international experts from NSDC, NITI Ayog, World Bank and ILO etc.
Dr. Arpita Mukherjee, professor at ICRIERdelivered the welcome address. Gladys Lopez- Acevedo, lead economist at World Bank gave a brief presentation of the report“Exports to Jobs- Boosting the Gains from Trade in South Asia”, addressing the general issues characterizing the South-Asian countries. The issues taken up by her included high population growth of almost 60%, magnitude of informal jobs immensely exceeding that of formal jobs and related issues. She expressed that the trade to GDP ratio have came down from 55.8% to 41.1% from 2012 to 2017.Daniel Samaan, senior economist at ILO stated that the solution for these was the main thrust of the report, and emphasized on enhancement of export in South Asian counties. In order to increase export three policies have been suggested in the report, which areIncrease the scale of exports, Change the composition of exports to help the disadvantaged workers and Change the composition of workforce to help the disadvantaged group.
Amitabh Kant, CEONitiAyog spoke about Global Value Chain and the need to have single objective to focus on. He stressed on the improvement required in the quality of jobs available in India. He also made special address to the MSME sectors to help exports.Manish Kumar, MD-CEO, NSDC shared inputs regarding government’s policies to encourage skilled workers by giving marginally high wage rate. He also stated that large percentage of workers are skilled but not certified. Ms. Sabina Dewan, ED of Just Jobs network threw light on strategies for job creation and workforce development.
During the course of the panel discussion several new debatable issues emerged like ‘Should India focus on its huge domestic market or on exports only’? ‘How should the composition of exports be formed?’ Trade deficit is a problem featuring South Asian countries, the issue of ‘how to increase exports in this scenario?’ also cropped up.
The illuminating exchanges concluded on the note that exports undoubtedly can increase jobs in a country but we also need to consider a host of other specific aspects to handle the problem of job scarcity in South Asian countries.
Faculty of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, Dr. Shuchita Singh attended session on Behavioural Finance organized by Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd. on 20th February 2019. The trainer of the program was Mr. Nitin Raj Srivastava, expert in Behaioural Trainings at Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd.
Mr. Saxena delivered excellent content on the concepts of Behavioural Finance, focusing of major Cognitive and Emotional Biases. He further discussed the major bubbles taken place in financial markets and reaction of market to some major economic events like Sub Prime Crisis and NBFC Crisis.
Objective of the workshop was to equip Wealth Managers with the different thinking patterns of investors, which can not only enhance their selling skills but also help them to have a better Asset Management of their customers.
The session was very contemporary and enriching.