Guest Lecture 1718

Talk by TedEx Speaker

SDMIMD in collaboration with CII’s Young Indian’s (Mysore Chapter) organized talk by Mr. Hitesh Ramchandani, a Para Olympian, Author and TedEx speaker on January 19, 2018 at SDMIMD Auditorium. 
 
Mr. Hitesh Ramchandani, a Global Icon, Author, Paralympian and a TEDx speaker, unfortunately born with Cerebral Palsy, addressed the students on living a better life by having a positive attitude, altering one’s habits, achieving goals and dreaming beyond. The talk was his experience on how to lead a “Better than Normal" life. (Speaker Webpage: http://www.betterthannormal.life/)
 
The event was attended by 250+ students from various colleges signed with Young Indians YUVA. The session also had achievers from Mysore who are excelling in different fields. Mr Utsav Agarwal founder Yi Mysore and director of Bhoruka Fabcons shared his experience on being ‘Champions of Change’ conducted by our PM Narendra Modi. Mr Abhijith Ravindra, founder of RE3 command fitness spoke to students about fitness and its importance in one's life. Ekalavya Awardee Shri Vijayan Gurukkal was honoured and later his team performed Kalaripayyattu the ancient master of martial arts.  

Visitors from University of Nottingham

Ms. Sugunamalar Vijayaratnam, Programme Director, Foundation in Business & Management, International Summer School, and Ms. Anushia, Business representative, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, visited SDMIMD on 6 January 2018. They interacted with the students to explore the possibility of students visit for short-term exchange and summer schools being organized in their Malaysia campus. They have expressed their interest in having a tie-up with the Institute for such programs.

Talk on Understanding GST

Mr. Lionel Aranha, Chartered Accountant & Solicitor, conducted a special session on GST for the I year students.  He started the talk by making the students understand what exactly GST is and how does it function and also told about the countries that follow GST. He also explained about how GST differs from VAT and the implications of GST in Indian context. Mr. Aranha explained how to go with this system, its advantages and disadvantages, to the future managers. He also told how wrongly the GST is being implemented and who are the people who are manipulating the system and using it to their advantage. So, the different dimension of GST and how it is going to replace the existing various tax systems in our economy were shown.

IEC Valedictory Talk by Prof. K.K Ramesh, IIM-K

Prof K.K.Ramesh, Professor, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode delivered valedictory talk to the 3rd International Economics Conference on Economic Growth and Sustainable Development: Emerging Issues. Prof. Ramesh stressed on the speedy growth of agriculture, food security, demographic dividend, balanced regional growth, equitable growth as key parameters for sustainable growth to Indian content. He believed that demonetisation and effective implementation of GST would translate to higher and sustained growth in the future. 

IEC Technical Session by Sri. K.P Aggarwal, HDFC Ltd

Sri. K.P Aggarwal, Business Head-HDFC Ltd., was invited to deliver a technical talk on November 10, 2017 to the delegates of 3rd International Economics Conference. The speaker comprehensively explained the impacts of the housing sector on other sectors; and the real estate market to India’s GDP. He also spoke in-depth on various aspects and issues relating to mortgage sector and future of this sector in India.