Alumni Meet

Pratigam 2024 – SDMites Annual Meet

The SDMIMD Alumni Annual Meet - Pratigam for the year 2024 was a resounding success, held on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at the esteemed SDMIMD Campus. Dr. Sunil M.V., Faculty Coordinator of Prerana - SDMIMD Alumni Association, extended a warm welcome to all SDMites, emphasizing the pivotal role alumni play as 'Valued Ambassadors' in the institution's growth journey. He reiterated their commitment to providing unwavering support, both formally and informally, towards the advancement of the alma mater.
The event commenced with the Annual General Body Meeting (AGM), a platform for deliberations and decisions crucial for the association's functioning. One of the highlights of the AGM was the selection of the Executive Council for the term 2024-26, a significant step in steering the association towards its objectives.
During the inaugural ceremony of Pratigram 2024, Dr. S.N. Prasad, Director of SDMIMD and the Chief-Patron of Prerana, delivered an inspiring address underscoring the alumni's role as stakeholders of the institute. Dr. Prasad, in his discourse, commended the relentless efforts of SDMites in propelling the institution into the ranks of the Top 50 B-Schools in various esteemed B-School Surveys.
Mr. Vijay Mane, the President of Prerana, extended a compelling call to action, urging SDMites to rally behind the association's mission - Connect, Educate, and Network. 
The synergy followed this meet that ensued fostered meaningful interactions and collaborations among the attendees, fostering a spirit of camaraderie and shared vision.
Pratigam 2024 was not merely an event; it was a testament to the unwavering dedication and collective spirit of the SDMIMD fraternity towards fostering excellence and enriching the alma mater's legacy. As we embark on a new chapter, we remain steadfast in our resolve to uphold the values of integrity, innovation, and inclusivity that define the essence of SDMIMD.

Pratigam 2023 - SDMites Coming back Home

On campus, the SDMIMD alumni members' annual meet Pratigam was organized on February 25, 2023. The event was a great success and witnessed active participation from both alumni and current students. 
The Pratigam 2023 was inaugurated by the Director, Dr N.R. Parasurman, who addressed the gathering. Dr Parasuraman spoke about the importance of alumni engagement and how it contributes to the growth and success of the institute. Mr Niranjan Naik, President of the Prerana SDMIMD Alumni Association, shared about various activities that the Alumni Association did during the past year. Deputy Director Dr Prasad S.N. stressed the importance of meaningful engagement with the alumni and suggested forming an Alumni Placement Coordination team to assist with college placements.
The event began with the Annual General Body Meet (AGM) of Prerana - SDMIMD Alumni Association. It was followed by panel discussions for the students on the PGDM Batch 2022-24. The panel discussed the summer internship assignment, the selection of electives and the preparation for placements. 
The post-lunch session was the interaction by alumni with various student committees. The alumni then participated in events organized by student clubs and committees, followed by the box cricket tournament and fun games organized by the committees. 
The cultural performance by students and alumni and a short speech on "AI - how it's changing the industry landscape" by Distinguished Alumni Award Winner for 2022, Mr N. Ravi Shankar, concluded the celebration of Pratigam 2023. 

Pratigam 2020 – the Annual Alumni Meet

Prerana – the alumni association of SDMIMD organized ‘Pratigam 2020’ the annual alumni meet at SDMIMD on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The 'Centre of Inspiration' of Pratigam 2020 is the 25 Years of Inspirational Journey of SDMIMD. Pratigam 2020 gave a perfect platform to SDMites to share, connect and collaborate with classmates, seniors, juniors, faculty, and extended SDMIMD family.
Commencing with box cricket, carrom, table tennis and volleyball matches, proceeded to lunch; followed by panel discussion on ‘Digital transformation and its profound impact on the business’ and Start-up Talks: Entrepreneurship Session. 
The evening program was titled ‘Celebrating 25 Years of Inspiration’ presenting Prerana Dossier and recalling the memories. With the title ‘Honouring our Inspirations’ Prerana honoured faculty and staff members who are with SDMIMD’s Management Educational Service for more than 20 Years. The event concluded with entertainment program by Kalaanubhav, followed by dinner. 

Prerana AGM 2018-19 Meet

The first Annual General Body Meeting of Prerana - SDMIMD Alumni Association was held on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Ballal Residency, Bangalore. Delivering the presidential address, the Chairman of the Association Dr N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD, called upon SDMites for a grand year-long celebration of 25 Years of Institute inception and discussed the roadmap for Prerana. Earlier, Mr Niranjan Naik, Secretary, welcomed the gathering, followed by a demonstration of the Prerana website by Executive Committee Member Mr Madan. Mr Arun Padaki, President - Prerana thanked the gathering. 

Pratigam 2018: Annual Alumni Meet

Pratigam, the Annual Alumni Meet of SDMIMD was held on August 18, 2018. In all 133 alumni were on campus from various batches. There was an air of positive energy right through the day.
A cricket match fashioned on the league's matches was just as enjoyable as it was exhausting. The cricket matched continued in the afternoon throwing up a winning team and the runner-up team.
Later in the evening, the formal inauguration of the SDMIMD Alumni Association – PRERANA was held. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Niranjan Naik, the Secretary, Prerana upbeat about the association’s future success in networking and organizing several activities – both fun and formal. 
Prof. Malathi Sriram, the Faculty Coordinator of Prerana, mentioned the appropriateness of the Association formed in the 25th year of the Institute’s inception. She also stressed on the networking and the cognizance of Job Opportunities for senior alumni.  She highlighted the fact the Alumni met on 4th August 2018 to form the Executive Council of the SDMIMD Alumni Association -  Prerana in Bengaluru. 
Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD and the Chairperson, Prerana, laid out the Institute’s 3-pronged strategy in line with the accreditation agencies, Corporatization, and Internationalization. Dr. Parasuraman shared ideas on how alumni association can help in these activities by their participation.
Mr. Arun Padaki, President, Prerana, introduced the Executive Council members and shared the time-plan of the Association. Ms. Susheema,  Vice-President of Prerana, presented the vote of thanks. 
This was followed by a cultural evening organized by Kalaanubhav

Alumni meet of Bengaluru Chapter

The initiative of SDMites in Bengaluru made the day memorable with the inauguration of Alumni-Bengaluru Chapter of SDMIMD Alumni Association. Inaugurating the chapter the chief guest Mr. Yashavant Ananthraj shared insights about what not to do while undertaking the journey of building an organisation. Specific mention was made about the three layers of functions, viz., Strategy level at the top, the Systems and Processes at the middle and Operations or Execution at the lower level.
The event started with invocation by Ms. Mallika of first batch (1994-96) of PGDM Program and the welcome address by Mr. Rakshit from the same batch. Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director of the Institute addressed the gathering and gave a cursory overview about the recent development at SDMIMD. Dr. H. Gayathri, Deputy Director and Chairperson of Alumni Committee highlighted the need of alumni collaboration and strengthening of alumni association at local level.
Mr. Harinath and Mr. Arun Padaki from PGDM 1995-97 proposed the agenda and activities of Alumni-Bengaluru Chapter. 
The vote of thanks was presented by Mr. Vijay Kumar of PGDM 1999-2000. The Master of Ceremony Ms. Susheema from first batch of PGDM program recalled the memories at SDMIMD while anchoring the event. 

Alumni Meet of Hyderabad Chapter

Refreshing old memories, strengthening linkage with the corporate world, belongingness among group, feel of proud, sharing achievement with beloved teacher, all these packed together at SDMites Alumni Meet held at Lemon Tree Hotel in Hyderabad on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. The Hyderabad Chapter of SDMites enjoyed the memorable moment with Director and Finance teacher Dr. N.R. Parasuraman. ​

Alumni Get-together @ Bengaluru

The Alumni Get-together is organized on Saturday, January 17, 2015 @ 6:30 PM. The Century Club, Bengaluru will be the venue to re-live those happy moments with SDMites. Please register to connect with your fellow alumni in this relaxing venue.
Location: Century Club, No.1, Cubbon Park, Seshadri Road, Opposite the KEB Office and Near K R Circle Signal, Bangalore - 560009
Date: Saturday, January 17, 2015, 6.30 p.m.
Registration is free. Register at the earliest to ensure availability.
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