School of Management, Presidency University, Ranked 8th Amongst Top B-Schools of Excellence, by Competition Success Review-India’s Best B- Schools 2018.
November 10, 2018 | Uncategorized
School of Management, Presidency University, Ranked 8th Amongst Top B-Schools of Excellence, by Competition Success Review-India’s Best B- Schools 2018.read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more