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SDM's SKDRDP Wins Ashden Green Award
Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP), the Micro-Finance institute under the aegis of SDM, has been adjudged the overall gold award winner by Ashden, which promotes universal access to sustainable energy. The award was given in recognition of SKDRDP's role in demonstrating how microfinance organizations can play a key role in meeting energy needs of the poor. The award, a world's leading green energy prize, was presented to Dharmasthala Dharmadhikari Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Chairman of SDMIMD, promoter of SKDRDP, by Prince Charles in London on May 30, 2012. Of the five international winners, SKDRDP was the overall gold prize winner.

Dr. Jagadeesh Invited by Temple University

Dr. R. Jagadeesh, Professor-Operations Management, SDMIMD, Mysore, has been invited by Fox Business School of Temple University, Philadelphia, USA as adjunct faculty and will be handling the Management Science / Operations Management course during his visit.

Dr. R. Jagadeesh Profile

SDMites Won Prize in Anti-Drug Ad Making Competition

Mr. Syed Mamoon Hasan and Mr. Sagar R. Chimurkar of PGDM 2011-13 Batch, have won 2nd prize for their video in Anti-Drug Ad Making Competition – Parivartan organized by Sydenham (SIMSREE), Mumbai. They won the prize by beating many teams including IIM Kozhikode, MICA, IMT Nagpur, SIMC, ITM and several others.

SDMIMD Students Present Research Paper
Mr. Aseem A. Kabir and Ms. Sree Gowri Rao of PGDM 2011-13 Batch, participated in National Conference on "Emerging Challenges for Sustainable Business”, at IIT, Roorkee, June 01 & 02, 2012. The students presented a research paper on “Advertising Tactics for Sustenance in Business”. The paper was well appreciated by the session chairs of the conference.
Campus News
 Khoj 2012 - The Talent Search
KHOJ 2012 - the Annual Talent Search event aimed to identify and nurture the artists from the First Year PGDM Batch was held on June 23, 2012. The PGDM 2012-14 Batch students gave a fantastic show with impromptu speeches, colourful dances, skits and fancy dress shows.

Workshop on "Statistical Analysis of Research Data using SPSS"
The Hands-on Workshop on SPSS, designed and offered by Prof. J. Balaji, Professor-Quantitative Methods, SDMIMD, was held during June 09 & 10, 2012 at SDMIMD Mysore. Mr. M. S. Bhat, Professor- Statistics, visiting faculty at Mysore University, inaugurated the workshop and delivered the Keynote address on “Significance of Statistics in Management Sciences”. Prof Bhat called on researchers to give adequate importance to research methodology and connect themselves deeply with the contemporary advancement in technology, while collecting the research data. Earlier, Dr N.R. Parasuraman, Director of the Institute welcomed the participants. The researchers were benefited with a wide variety of advanced statistical techniques in IBM SPSS.

PGDM Batch 2012-14 Students' Visit to Dharmasthala
As part of Orientation and Induction program (from 8th June 2012 to 10th June 2012), students were taken to Dharmasthala and places of importance viz. Belur and Hassan. "Saketh" at Dharmasthala, was their home away from home for two days, where students enjoyed traditional hospitality of Dharmasthala culture. Darshan of Lord Manjunatheswara, visit to Shanthivana, Ratnamanasa, Bahubali, Vintage Car Museum, Manjusha Museum and meeting with respected President and Dharmadhikari Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade were all excitement for the students on 9th June 2012. The students were introduced to the administration and management of the holy place by Sri D. Harshendra Kumar, Honarable Secretary, SDM Educational Trust. On 10th, students made their return journey via temple town Belur and Hassan. At Hassan students enjoyed the visit and lunch at SDM Ayurveda College. The presentation about the college was done by Dr Muralidhar Pujar.
Invited talk by prominent visitors on Campus
Chandramouli Mr. A.N. Chandramouli
Managing Director Starrag India
Topic : Business excellence and customer satisfaction: a holistic approach
Mr. M. Muthaiah
Senior VP – HR, Corborundum Universal Limited, Chennai
Topic : Role of Good HR Practices in Management

prasad Dr. Prasad B. Roodagi
Director, KLES Institute of Management
Studies and Research, Hubli
Topic : Entrepreneurial Behaviour
Mr. Vinay P
Founder, Royal Mysore Walks
Topic : Discovering Mysore

gopal Prof V. Gopal
Indian Institute for Management (IIM), Tiruchirapalli
Topic : Financial Services and Job opportunities
Mr. Madan Kumar Thota
ISKCON, Mysore
Topic : Art of Mind Control

rajat Mr. Rajat Chaturvedi
Cafe Coffee Day, Bangalore
Topic : Human Resources Development practices as in Cafe Coffee Day in India and worldwide
Mr. V. Srikantha
Executive Director, Mypol, Mysore
Topic : Challenges in Implementing Projects

saji Dr. Saji Gopinath
Professor – Operations, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kozhikode
Topic : Innovation in Management
Mr. Girish Nikam
Senior Journalist, Consultant and Anchor Rajya Sabha
Topic : Management and Media relation

mothi Dr. Mothi S.N
Founder, Trustee & Hon. Medical Director - Asha Kirana Charitable Trust and Hospital, Mysore
Topic : Unheard Voices

Alumnus on Campus
Ms. Padmashree Rao
Faculty, GSSS Institute of Management Studies, Mysore
Topic : Managing oneself in a new environment of higher studies
Mr. Thej Mohan
Head Of Wealth Management, Ing Vysya Bank, Mysore
Topic : Wealth Management

Upcoming Events
Foundation Day Lecture
To commemorate the founding of SDMIMD, a special lecture called “Foundation Day Lecture” has been planned on July 21, 2012. Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Founder and Chairman, Narayana Hrudayalaya Group of Hospitals, will be delivering the lecture. More details to follow.
National Seminar on
Traditional Health System

SDMIMD in collaboration with Department of AYUSH Government of Karnataka; Global Alliance of Traditional Health Systems (GATHS) and, Mind Body Spirit Society of India (MBSSI) is organzing National Seminar on Opportunities and Challenges for Traditional Health Systems on July 10, 2012 at SDMIMD Mysore.

International Conference on Emerging Trends in Finance and Accounting
International Conference on “Emerging Trends in Finance and Accounting” will be held on August 3 & 4, 2012. There has been excellent response from academicians and practitioners in respect of papers submitted. Apart from conference deliberations, there will be special talks and lecture by eminent scholars in the field. Sri. P.A. Nazareth, Former Ambassador of India and Founder and Managing Trustee of Sarvodaya International Trust has consented to deliver Keynote Address.  
International Conference on Managing Human Resources at the Workplace
International Conference on Managing Human Resources at the Workplace will be held during December 14 & 15, 2012 at SDMIMD Mysore.
Dr. Sunil M V
  1. Sunil, M.V. and Kumbar, Mallinath. (2012). Technological innovations in libraries for user centric services. Dynamics of librarianship in the knowledge society: festschrift in honour of Prof. Ramesh Babu (Volume 2) edited by: Achim Osswald and et.al. Chennai: University of Madras. 640-649p. [ISBN: 978-93-5050-061-3].
  2. Sunil, M.V., Harinarayana, N.S. and Kumbar, Mallinath. (2012). Stock verification as a base for effective collection development: a case study of SDMIMD, Mysore. Collection development in the digital environment Edited by: B. Ramesh Babu and et.al. International conference on collection development in the digital environment, June 29 & 30, 2012. Chennai: Madras University Library. 645-650p.National Conference:
  3. Sunil, M.V., Deepak Chandrashekar and Harinarayana, N.S. (2012). The status of higher secondary school libraries in Mysore district: a Study. National conference on Libraries and development: present and future, June 7 to 9. Shravanabelagola: Karnataka State Library Association (KALA), Bangalore.

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