Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad organized visit of 49 students from PGDM First Year to ONGC Auditorium at the Deen Dayal Urja Bhawan for the 9th Subir Raha Memorial Lecture, to be delivered by Dr. Kirit S. Parikh.
The session started in the evening at around 6.30 PM with Dr Parikh being accompanied on the stage by Mr. Uddesh Kohli, Chairman, UN Global Connect Network India (GCNI); Mr. Shashi Shekhar, President GCNI and Chairman of ONGC Group of Companies; Mr. Kamal Singh, Executive Director, GCNI; and Mr. Vinod Pandey, Vice President (North) GCNI and Director (Corporate Affairs and Sustainable Development), BMW Group.
The opening address was delivered by Mr Kohli, as he charted out the achievements of the GCNI under the late Subir Raha, who was the Founding President. Then Mr. Shashi Shekhar came forward for the welcome address, where he spoke about the contribution of ONGC to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as mandated by the UN.
Finally it was time for Dr. Parikh to deliver his lecture. In a focused and concise manner Dr Parikh touched upon issues like the need for sustainable development in India; how we can go about implementing processes for accomplishing the SDGs here; the important role of CSR in this regard and how Indian corporates are gearing towards the same; sectorwise emission of greenhouse gases and how to bring them down; and periodic assessment of impacts and effects. To make things topical, Dr Parikh referred to how the Economic Survey of the Government of India released the previous day had stressed on understanding people’s behavior and nudge them towards responsible actions.
It was a highly informative discourse which enabled all present to gain a clear perspective on the progress made in this connection in India, while also getting an idea about the road ahead. The lecture was followed by a Q&A session which drew some thought provoking questions from the gathered audience. Finally Mr. Kamal Singh delivered the vote of thanks to one and all.
It was an enlightening session which enthused the assembled representatives from industry and academia. Students found it particularly informative with plenty of food for thought.
Department of Management at I.T.S Ghazibad organized visit of PGDM Ist Year students to attended the session on budget overview 2019 called by PHDCCI at their premises, where elite scholars and business stalwarts delivered their expert opinion on the subject.
Mr. Gopal Krishna Agarwal National spokesperson of BJP expressed that to reach pinnacle of healthy economy we need to focus on investing for asset and make our country as export hub. He specifically mentioned that we are earmarking capital of 5 trillion in next five years reflecting upon the confidence of the current Indian government.
Mr. Pradip Chaudhary, former chairman of SBI to a response on private investment spoke about wealth Investment from 1992 where gigantic companies like Reliance, ITC, Hindustan Uniliver have been some known manufacturers. There is a need to focus on increasing manufacturers. The discussion further highlighted that we have CRR of 125 lakh crores keeping 5% as sterilized which need to be subsidized. This has a direct bearing on managing NPA’s. The banking system suggests 5 yr repo rate of 8 % growth. We should not agonize on repo rate as postal savings are still showing we have chance of better growth in investment. The predominant reason for buying bullet train from Japan is credit given by them worth 100 billion dollar otherwise they are unsuccessful in competitive bidding.
Mr. Akhil Bansal Deputy CEO of KPMG to the question on if we are too late to focus on manufacturing firm as data has taken different route responded that we should have optimistic approach and he suggested that it is correct time to boost manufacturing sectors. India still required 10 % 12% growth to reach the target of 5 trillion goal.
Mr. Rajeev Talwar, Chairman of PHDCCI concluded the session by asserting that we need be multi dimensional while approaching the policies and not be pessimistic and work towards road mapping country in better economical situation.
The visit overall served as a quality learning avenue for students.
Faculty of Department of Management at I.T.S Ghaziabad, Prof. Ankur Ahuja successfully completed one week Faculty Development Program on Advance Data Analysis & Techniques: SEM & Econometrics during 24thto 29th May, 2019 at Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology.
The FDP was focused on giving hands on experience on Data analysis software’s like AMOS, E-Views & SPSS. FDP was packed with session delivered by Dr. Hamendra Kumar Dangi, University of Delhi & Dr. Sunita Arora the eminent speakers from academia. The Welcome address was delivered by Dr. Amit Gupta, HOD, Department of Management, MAIT.
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.