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The Making of BITS- Transition from Affiliated Colleges to a University

November 7, 2016 | Blog, Uncategorized

Prior to the inception of the Birla Institute of Technology and Science(BITS) in 1964, the then existing colleges, viz., Birla College of Science, Commerce and Pharmacy; Birla College of Arts and Birla College of Engineering were all affiliated to the Rajasthan University.Teaching and Evaluation processes were all governed by the Rules and Regulations framed by […]

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CAN GST INCREASE COMPETITIVENESS?

October 27, 2016 | Blog, Uncategorized

Date: November 5, 2016 (Saturday) Venue: Century Club, Century Club , 1, Seshadri Road, Bangalore 560001, (Located in Cubbon Park) Time: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. About Seminar Political and economic wisdom finally placed GST (goods and services tax) in the Indian constitution after overcoming fundamental problems posed by the federal structure of governance. It […]

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Private sector participation in India’s higher education (Part II)

June 7, 2016 | Blog, Uncategorized

In this two-part series, I share my views on the contribution of private sector to India’s higher education. While this first part published earlier gave the background, in this part I have attempted to explore in detail the challenges faced by higher education in India. For all the progress made, even 68 years after India’s […]

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Private sector participation in India’s higher education (Part I)

May 30, 2016 | Blog, Uncategorized

Private sector participation in India’s higher education: In this two-part series, I share my views on the contribution of private sector to India’s higher education. While this first part gives the background, the next one will explore in detail the challenges faced by higher education in India. A few years ago, since the schools under […]

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Best HR practices in institutes of higher education (part 2)

May 26, 2016 | Blog, Uncategorized

Best HR practices : This is the concluding part of this two-part series blog, where I had shared my thoughts on why entities from the education and training sector in India do not feature in the “Great Places To Work” list. I was trying to understand if there were any underlying common themes in the […]

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Two years of economic policy making – Many questions; Very few answers !

May 16, 2016 | Blog, Uncategorized

Two years of economic policy making : The NDA government has competed two full years. While the spotlight has been on the social and the political context, it is important to look at the economy and what the government has focused on. There are two major achievements – Inflation control and FDI. Inflation has indeed […]

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Best HR practices in institutes of higher education (Part 1)

May 9, 2016 | Blog, Uncategorized

In today’s highly competitive world, we often read and hear a lot of news about how “employees are the most valued assets”. The media is abuzz with interesting case studies on the innovative things companies are doing to hire and retain people. Words like “employee engagement” are seen very frequently being used, and the hot […]

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Leadership Skills – Part III : Skills that Matter the Most for MBA Students:

May 3, 2016 | Blog, Uncategorized

Present business scenario is dynamic and challenging. The business firms are in need of people who can play diversified roles and take leadership to solve pressing issues. No wonder business firms combat globally to find people with leadership skills, given the challenges such as global fluency, ability to think strategically, innovate and inspire others. The […]

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The spotlight is again on the law !

April 26, 2016 | Blog, Uncategorized

The spotlight is again on the law :- Last week the Prime Minister addressed the judiciary and promised that he would look into the long standing demand for augmenting the numbers of judges. In the US, while there are 108 judges to a million people, in India the system has to do with 12. There […]

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Carnivorous plants: Non-Vegetarian Plants

April 26, 2016 | Blog, Uncategorized

Carnivorous plants: Non-Vegetarian Plants:- Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients (but not energy) from trapping and consuming animals or protozoans, typically insects and other arthropods. Carnivorous plants have adapted to grow in places with high light where the soil is thin or poor in nutrients, especially nitrogen, such as […]

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India – the shining light in a gloomy world economy

April 25, 2016 | Blog, Uncategorized

India – the shining light in a gloomy world economy Last week, the International Monetary Fund announced some grim forecasts. The world is not growing fast enough. Global economic output will only grow by 3.2 per cent this year and not by 3.4 per cent as the IMF had calculated in January. The IMF is clearly worried as […]

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Social Media unveils the ‘Invisible Talent Pool’

April 23, 2016 | Blog, Uncategorized

Social Media unveils the ‘Invisible Talent Pool’ Talent management practices of organization have undergone a paradigm shift driven by predominant use of social media in the recent times. Social media platforms are not only being viewed as a platform to share content but also a way to explore opportunities. Being connected matters a lot in […]

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