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News of February 2015

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IS-NU organized ‘National Science Day Celebration’ sponsored by GUJCOST on February 28, 2015. Dr Asis Datta, Padmashri, Founder Director & Professor of Eminence, National Institute of Plant Genome Research and Former Vice Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi was the Chief Guest. He delivered a lecture on ‘Dream to bring Science to Society’.

Distinguished and eminent scientists were invited for Panel discussion with the special theme ‘Research in Education’. Dr Bharat Chattoo, Professor of Molecular Genetics, Department of Microbiology, M.S.U, Baroda was the moderator of the panel discussion. Dr Asis Datta, NIPGR, New Delhi; Dr C.J. Shisoo, Honorary Director, B. V. Patel Pharmaceutical Education and Research Development (PERD) Centre, Ahmedabad and Dr Anjana Desai, Professor, Microbiology, M.S.U, Baroda were the panellists.

  • February 28, 2015

Mr. Ashishkumar Chauhan, Managing Director and CEO, BSE visited the Institute of Management to deliver expert lecture under the Institute Lecture Series on February 6, 2015. The lecture was attended by Dr Anup K. Singh , Director General, Nirma University besides the faculty and students of the Institute. He delivered a lecture on "Indian Capital Market Evolution and Path Forward".  Mr. Chauhan started the session by a motivational quote advising the students to have ambitions much higher than where they are today. He traced back the formation of capital market evolution from a historical perspective, right from the time of Columbus. Earlier India used to have single entry book keeping system which now has transformed to double entry book system. He threw light upon the incidence of boom and burst like tulip mania and the concept of Fiat money. He then described the transition of native share and stock association to BSE from a broker’s democracy to an automated version. He highlighted the importance of speed in stock market and how BSE implemented it. He ended the session by highlighting how IT has been changing and will further change the face of India in coming times.

  • February 06, 2015

Mr. Bagchi a thought leader and an industry expert in innovation addressed the students on the topic "The Search for Innovation: 10 Key Steps". at the Institute of Management on February 6, 2015.  The address tocuhed on the topics how innovation stems from creativity, innocence, inclusion and diversity.

  • February 06, 2015