Faculty Participation


Management faculty attended ASSOCHAM’s 11th SEZ and Industrial Parks Summit.

Prof. Parul Gupta and Dr. Anusha Agarwal attended ASSOCHAM’s11th SEZ and Industrial Parks Summit at Hotel Le-Meridien, New Delhi on 26th July, 2017

The summit was organized by ASSOCHAM India and graced by Mr. Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary, Honorable Minister of State for MSME,Government of India as the Chief Guest. This one day convention was divided into 4 sessions in which deliberations on various issues related to the Special Economic Zones in India were made by national and international speakers from amongst industry, domain experts andGovernment policy makers.

The sessions were as follows-

Session 1- Inaugural

  • Mr. D.S. Rawat- Secretary General ASSOCHAM
  • Mr. SandeepJajodia, President ASSOCHAM
  • Mr. Rahul Gupta, Chairman Export Promotion Council for EOUs and SEZs
  • Admiral Abd El Kader Darwish, Vice Chairman, General Authority for SUEZ Canal Economic Zone, Egypt
  • Major General MohdHabiburRahman Khan, Executive Chairman, Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority.
  • Dr. L.B. Singhal, Development Commissioner, SEZ Northern Regions
  • Mr. Rabindra Kumar Jena, Honorable MP (LokSabha), Member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Industry.

The discussion in this session focused on understanding the policy issues and business prospects in SEZs. It also deliberated on latest investment Trends in SEZs and FTZs and the role government can play in strengthening the performance of economy by improving the of SEZ.

Session 2- on Policy perspectivetax issues and impact of GST

  • Mr.Bimal Jain, Executive Director A2Z Taxcorp LLP I Tax and Law Practitioners
  • Mr.MayankSarma Department of Commerce, Govt. of India
  • Mr.Hitendra Mehta, Partner, Vaish Associates Advocates
  • Mr. Vinay R. Sharma, M.D. Oil Field Warehouse and services Ltd.
    The speakers delivered enlightening discourses focused on the following key issues
  • Assessing the impact of GST on Industrial Parks and SEZs
  • States’ policies for SEZs
  • Contribution of SEZs in global trade
  • Investment strategies for Make in India
  • Investment facilitation mechanism
  • FTZs- performance, issues, opportunities and concerns.

Session 3- on Investment opportunities and challenges in SEZs and industrial parks: Sharing of global experiences and future plans

  • Mr. IndranilDasgupta, Co- Chairman, SEZ Council, ASSOCHAM and CEO Attivo Economic Zones
  • Mr S.K. Gupta, Chairman Wegmans Group.
  • Mr. Ramesh Subramaniam, President Sri City Pvt. Ltd.
  • Admiral Abd El Kader Darwish, Vice Chairman, General Authority for SUEZ Canal Economic Zone, Egypt
    The session speakers conveyed extensive thoughts and highlighted potential action plans on following dimensions-
  • Measures to boost investment in SEZs and industrial parks
  • Developing Smart SEZs and industrial parks
  • PPP in SEZs and industrial parks
  • Success stories in driving investment

Session 4- Special Session

  • Mr. HaribhaiParthibhaiChaudhary, Honorable Minister of State for MSME, Government of India.
  • Major General MohdHabiburRahman Khan, Executive Chairman, Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority.
  • Mr. D.S. Rawat- Secretary General ASSOCHAM
  • Mr. Vinay R. Sharma, M.D. Oil Field Warehouse and services Ltd.

The final session focused on the policy decisions which the government has taken and is planning to take in future to ease and accelerate the growth of SEZs and Industrial Parks. The Chief Guest of the day, Mr. HaribhaiParthibhaiChaudhary in his address urged the representatives of the industry to take advantage of the opportunities by being proactive to push ahead the cause of SEZs. He also stressed on realizing the need of the nation and to work cooperatively with each other to take the country further ahead in future.

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Dr. G K Dwivedi attended a Workshop at Oxford University

On 22nd July, 2017, Dr. Gopal Krishna Dwivedi attended an important workshop on ‘Emerging Trends for English Language and Communication: A Practical Approach’ which was organized by the Oxford University Press at the OUP, Noida. The Resource Person of the workshop was a renowned educationist Dr. Mukti Sanyal, Principal, Bharti College (Delhi University), New Delhi. The participants were from various reputed universities and colleges like Amity University, Shiv Nadar University (HCL Group), BML Munjal University (Hero Group), SRM University and other prestigious institutions.

    The full day workshop was split in two sessions. The first session was on the ‘Prominent Changes in ELT Principles in This Decade’ in which Dr. Sanyal insisted for the following points –
  • Content and context based learning: The students wish to learn only what is relevant to their lifestyles and career.
  • Focus has now shifted from the language to the language user.
  • English learning for employability rather than just a language skill.
  • Teachers now have to be a lifelong learner.
  • The second session of the workshop was after the lunch. During this session, the participants were divided into groups of 7-8 people each to discuss the utility of Language Lab for learning a language, its limitations and suggestions to make it more effective. The deliberations were frank and thought provoking.
  • The workshop proved to be enriching and relevant for all the participating English and Communication Teachers. Even participants like Dr. Anannya Dasgupta (from SNU, Greater Noida) who has done her post graduation and PhD from Rutgers University, USA, found the workshop extremely useful.
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Prof. Parul Gupta and Prof. Neetu Purohit attended FICCI's Conclave at FICCI, New Delhi.

Management faculty members Prof. Parul Gupta and Prof. Neetu Purohit attended FICCI's Conclave ‘The Business of Government:Learning from Global Experiences’

The conclave was organized by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). This one day discussion forum was divided into multiple sessions which covered different dimensions related to the idea of Governance and how India can learn from Global experiences.

Session 1: Inaugural

  • MrSidharth Birla, Past President, FICCI
  • Prof RajendraSrivastava, Dean, Indian School of Business
  • Mr Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog (Chief Guest)
  • Dr A Didar Singh, Secretary General, FICCI

The discussion in the session focused on how India can improve delivery of public services and what are the steps being taken by the central government currently. Mr.Amitabh Kant discussed in detail the methods being adopted by the government to push states for better performance in civic governance related issues.

Session 2:on Citizen Engagement And Innovation:Enablers Of An Open And Inclusive Governance

  • Mr ArunMaira, Former Member, Planning Commission of India
  • Mr Daniel J Chenok, Executive Director, IBM Center for The Business of Government
  • Dr AnupamKhanna, Former Chief Economist and Director General of Policy Outreach and Chief Economist, National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM)
  • Prof Rajeev Malhotra, Executive Director, Centre for Development and Finance, School of Government and Public Policy, O.P. Jindal Global University
  • Mr K Padmanabhaiah, Chairman, Administrative Staff College of India
  • Mr Pawan Chopra, Former Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
  • Dr Julia Glidden (Ms), General Manager, Global Public Services, IBM Corporation
  • Mr AnanthaSayana, Vice President & Head Digital, Larsen & Toubro Construction
  • Panel discussed the role of open data, fiscal transparency, co-creation of services, citizen engagement with government and with civil society, and approaches to innovation. Focus was on related social issues facing national,state, and local governments in India and how citizens can be involved in creating larger participation and better governance.

    Session 3:on-From Data To Insights:Collaborating Across Agencies In The Use Of Analytics In E-Government

    • Prof Prajapti Trivedi, Faculty Chair, Management Programme in Public Policy and Senior Fellow (Governance), Bharti Institute of Public Policy; AdjunctProfessor of Public Policy, Indian School of Business
    • Mr John Kamensky, Senior Fellow, IBM Center for the Business of Government
    • Dr B K Gairola, Adviser (IT), Warehouse Development and Regulatory Authority and formerly Member Secretary, National Innovation Council
    • Dr Deepa Mani (Ms), Associate Professor and Research Fellow; Executive Director, Srini Raju Center for IT and the Networked Economy, Indian School of Business.
    • Dr PronabSen, Former Chief Statistician of India
    • Dr B S Ghuman, Professor, Department of Public Administration, Panjab University
    • Ms Maninder Kaur Dwivedi, Adviser, NITI Aayog

    Panel discussed examples of how government agencies currently use and can improve on technology to work across agency boundaries, using data and analytics to help focus and set priorities for action.

    Session 4:on Business Of Government: Learnings From Global Experiences

    • Mr.Daniel J Chenok, Executive Director, IBM Center for the Business of Government
    • Mr John Kamensky, Senior Fellow, IBM Center for the Business of Government
    • Dr Nivedita P Haran (Ms), Director, Centre for Innovations in Public Systems

    The Panel elucidated on how the IBM Centre for the Business of Government help support management improvement efforts in the US and in New Zealand and what could be the model for such a forum in India.

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    Dr. Anusha & Dr. Shuchita attended CII Annual Session 2017.

    Dr. Anusha Agarwal & Dr. Shuchita Singh attended Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Annual Session 2017 “Future of Globalisation : Can India lead?” on 28 - 29 April 2017 : Hotel Taj Palace, Sardar Patel Marg, New Delhi

    Day – 1

    Inaugural Session of CII Annual Meet started with the speech of Mr Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defense, Government of India, as Chief Guest.

    Next talk was based on Transformational Journey - the Madhya Pradesh Story. The session was Chaired by Mr. Rakesh Bharti Mittal, Vice President, Confederation of Indian Industry in conversation, with Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. Mr. Chauhan mentioned the improved irrigation system, river linking system, reduced cost and increased productivity in agriculture. Development of affordable housing, scholarship schemes, government backed education loan, development of state tourism were also mentioned by him.

    The session was followed by the session on Smart Railways: The New Vision, which focused on Indian Railways which has initiated a wide-ranging reforms agenda with a spend of Rs.8.5 lakh crore, administrative restructuring, high-speed rail and overseas investments in railway manufacturing. Moderator of this session was Mr Siddharth Zarabi, Executive Editor, BTVI. Mr Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Railways, Government of India.

    Next session on Financial Markets & Corporate Governance was based on need of well-functioning of financial markets and good corporate governance as pillars of economic growth. The roadmap to further strengthen financial markets and corporate governance was discussed with the moderation of Mr. Leo Puri, Managing Director, UTI Asset Management Company Limited, Mr. Ajay Tyagi, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). This session was followed by the session Building the Indian Company of the future, which was based on how India’s entrepreneurs are leading its growth and deepening its overseas footprint. The innovative and responsible approach in the changing world. Mr. Ashok Soota, Executive Chairman, Happiest Minds Technologies Private Limited and Mr. Baba N Kalyani, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Forge Ltd participated in the session.

    Post lunch session on Is India’s Civil Aviation Geared for India’s Aspirations, was based on Is India is slated to be the fastest growing aviation market in the world, and has the outline and comprehensive agenda to drive growth through fast and cheap regional connectivity under the UDAN scheme, feasible and viable. The session Moderator was Ms. Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC, Mr. Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Government of India and Mr Phee Teik Yeoh, Chief Executive Officer, TATA SIA Airlines Limited. Minister promised to develop more airports for better regional connectivity, cost effectiveness of airlines as well.

    India’s Meta-Challenges and Solutions was the theme of next session, which explored India’s meta economic challenges ,changing societal ideas, developing shared narratives and evolving solutions with larger buy-in from stakeholders. Cooperative and competitive federalism was also identified as a necessity for a diverse country like India. Moderator of this session was Ms. Supriya Shrinate, Chief Editor (News and Policy), ET Now, Dr. Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Government of India and Mr. Vinayak Chatterjee, Chairman, Feedback Infra Private Limited. Changing Landscape of Urban Spaces, focusing on Fundamental shifts in transforming Indian cities, frameworks and proposed outcomes of urbanization, ambitious rejuvenation programs by Government and other emerging themes for debate were – Ensuring sustainable & inclusive urbanization; undertaking long overdue urban reforms; and institutionalizing citizen engagement. Session Moderator was Mr. Vikram Chandra, Consulting Editor and Anchor, NDTV 24X7, Dr. Kiran Karnik, Director - Central Board of Directors, Reserve Bank of India and President - Governing Council, India Habitat Centre, Mr. Sunil Mathur, Managing Director & CEO, Siemens Limited and Prof. Anne Feenstra, Dean - Faculty of Architecture, CEPT University were part of the session.

    Session on Forces of Change in Post Crisis World discussed the lingering impact of the Global Financial Crisis which is still being felt in economies across the world. To deal with the same economies must additionally contend with technology advance also the drivers of the new global economy were also discussed. The session was chaired by Dr. Naushad Forbes, President, Confederation of Indian Industry and Dr. Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), Government of India and Mr. Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman, Bharti Enterprises participated. In last two sessions for the day, Is India Inc Future ready: Jobs & Technology and Future of Manufacturing was discussed by eminent speakers.

    Day – 2

    The session was based on the theme of Executive, Legislature & Judiciary: Tripod of Effective Governance. Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal, Chairman, Hero Corporate Services Limited chaired the session. Mr. N.K Singh, Former Member of Parliament and Mr. Fali Nariman, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India. Panelist had a brain storming session and shared their concerns on appointment of judges, much involvement of governance than government in passing the legislature, giving more powers to CAG, passing structured reforms in parliament in speedy manner and to give a relook to complete sovereign. In the very interesting session on Politics for an India leading the World Is India’s noisy democracy a global paradigm?, Ms. Supriya Sule, Member of Parliament, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Mr. D Raja, Member of Parliament, Communist Part of India, Mr. Deepender Singh Hooda, Member of Parliament, Indian National Congress (INC) and Mr. Sambit Patel, Spokesperson BJP, participated in the dabate and mentioned the need of a vocal and expressive democracy, in which all different parties should work as a group for the development of nation. Need of Social, Economic and Political justice and following a humanitarian approach towards citizens of India is also need for the development of all classes of society in India.

    Post lunch session was based on the theme of New Age Entrepreneurship and Emerging

    Markets. This session was chaired by Mr. Uday Kotak, Executive Vice, Chairman & Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Private Limited in conversation, with Prof. Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School. Prof. Khanna mentioned key points for entrepreneurial concern, mainly as establishment of Indian brands globally, Intellectual Property Rights, evolving digital ecosystem and availability of venture capitalist. He also raised the need of change in the existing education system in India. Two major challenges for developing India are creation of jobs and development of Incubation centers.

    Next session was on Future of Globalisation: Can India lead: Media Leaders Perspective. In this session, the role of media as a source of information and opinion, a watchdog, and a connector was discussed. Need of open and articulate media, its capacity to reengineer the forces of globalization was discussed by Mr. T N Ninan, Chairman and Editorial Director, Business Standard, Mr. Karan Thapar, Author & Columnist and Mr. Shekhar Gupta, Former Vice Chairman of the India Today Group.

    Valedictory Session was graced by the presence of Mr. Anand Sharma, Deputy Leader of Congress Parliamentary Party (RS).

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    Dr Abhinav. P. Tripathi participation at FDP on Structural equation modeling (SEM) at BIT, Noida Campus.

    From April 13th, 2017 to April 17th, 2017, a F.D.P on Structural equation modeling (SEM) was organized at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra Ranchi(Noida Campus). This F.D.P was devised to create a platform for discussion on the problem that a researcher may face during the application of Structural equation modeling (SEM).

    The F.D.P had also allowed the participants to discuss the current and contemporary issues with senior research community and academicians from different states of the country. The F.D.P was delivered by Dr. Neeraj Kaushik , who is one of the very known authority on different methods of Structural equation modeling (SEM

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    Key Note Speaker & Session Chair by Dr. Anusha in 20th International Conference at Jaipur.

    Dr Anusha Agarwal had the honour of delivering the Key Note Address on “Innovation in Banking Sector in India” & Chairing a Session in the International Conference on “Sustainable Growth, Innovation & Revolution in the New Millennium” during March 25-26, 2017. The Conference was organized by Research Development Association in collaboration with Rajasthan Chamber of Commerce & Industry and In association with Jaipur Management Association Session was related to Research Paper and Case study competition.

    The Conference had witnessed the participation of leading researchers from renowned universities and institutions all over the country who had shared their valuable research during the conference. 20 Research papers & Case Studies were presented by Research Scholars, & Faculty members in the track on “Sustainability, Innovation & Revolution in Accounting, Banking & Finance”. Best paper was awarded in each track. The Session Chair was presented with memento at the end.

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    Dr D K Pandey and Dr Charu Chaudhry participated in 3rd Edition of AIMA’s National Leadership Conclave (NLC).

    The Conclave theme addressed a much contented issue across the world: “The New World Order: Will Asia Dominate the Next 10 years?” The conclave was chaired by Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group. Some of the prominent speakers who addressed the gathering were:

    Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development, Information and Broadcasting, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, Jayant Sinha, Minister of State of Civil Aviation, Government of India, HarshavardhanNeotia, Vice President, AIMA & Chairman, AmbujaNeotia Group, Sunil Kant Munjal, President, AIMA and Chairman, Hero Corporate Service Ltd, T V Mohandas Pai, Senior Vice President, AIMA and Chairperson, Manipal Global Education Services, Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, R C Bhargava, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, T V Narendran, Managing Director- Tata Steel India and South East Asia, Pramod Bhasin, Founder, Genpact and Chairman, The Skills Academy, Pranjal Sharma, Host - The Appointment, Zee Network, Vipul Parekh, Co-Founder, Big Basket, Ritesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO, OYO Room, Pranav Pai Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer, 3one4 Capital Vanitha Narayanan, Chairman, IBM India Private Limited, Manish Singhal, Founding Partner, Pi Venture, D Shivakumar Chairman & CEO – India Region, PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd , Pulak Ghosh Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore Infosys Chair Professor, Presidency University, Kolkata Senior Fellow, Niti Aayog, Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha and Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs, Vir Sanghvi, Print and Television Journalist & Columnist, UstadAmjad Ali Khan, Sarod Virtuoso & Composer, Amaan Ali Bangash, Sarod Master & Composer, Ayaan Ali Bangash, Sarod Master & Composer, Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Railways, Government of India, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Union Minister of State Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge), Government of India, among others.

    First plenary session of day 1 highlighted the role of Government and Business. The day 1 proceedings included aPanel Discussionon: Starting Up India: Are Start-ups the Answer to India’s Economic Challenges? Also, a session on “Rise of the Machines: Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Automation on the Business” explored the scope of AI in business in near future. Strategies for a Data Economy were also discussed.
    Day 2 began with an interesting theme -India in Asia: Is Soft Power Enough? A session “Plucking the Right Strings: Leading through Music “which kept the focus on whether business leaders can learn a lot about leadership from music and improve their performance by infusing elements of music in their thinking.

    Eminent speakers, interesting & thoughtful discussions interspersed with relevant facts and deep debate on future of India across multiple dimensions made this summit a highly learning oriented & useful summit for all delegates.

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    Dr. Anita Mathew attended event on "WOMEN LEADERS: SHARING SUCCESS STORIES" at JBS, Ghaziabad

    Dr. Anita Mathew participated as a panelist in the event held on 18th March 2017 on "Women Leaders: Sharing Success Stories" organized by Jaipuria Business School, Indirapuram for women entrepreneurs and leaders,The highlight of the session was the address by Mr.Amit Mishra, Govt. Startup Advsor, TEDx Speaker, Startup TV Evangelist (https://www.linkedin.com/in/amitkmishra/). He spoke about the 4ps of marketing in promoting own ventures through online medium and each participant had to pitch in for themselves to create an impression within 30 seconds (SPOT HAT). I got chance to speak on the linkage between "Person and Passion" as an innate quality to be successful leader.

    The session had audience including HR consultants, NGOs, entrepreneurs and women leaders from organizations like Dell, IBM, Cipla and many more.

    The session was coordinated by Ms. Runa Maitra, Ms. Anjali Khanna and the lead sponsor was Dr.S. Mohapatro, Director, Jaipuria Business School.

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