Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur celebrated the International Yoga day. All the students participated in the event in the institute campus. They all came together and pledged for a healthier future. Mr Tarun Jain from Nirvanna Trust graced the occasion with his presence. Nirvanna Trust spreads happiness through helping people get healthier – not just physically but mentally, socially, emotionally & spiritually as well i.e. Param Anand. Their aim is to spread the health & fitness awareness especially within corporate set-ups. Mr Tarun Jain has a certificate from “International Health & Fitness Association” in 2010. He has also served as personal trainer for Indian Cricketer Mohd Kaif .
Two students from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kashipur have been offered the highest international stipend of Rs 4,38,133 by an international conglomerate. Two more students bagged the highest domestic stipend of Rs 1,29,100 in BFSI sector. The average stipend of the entire batch stood at Rs 49,075.
IIM Kashipur recently wrapped up its the summer placement process for PGP (Post Graduate Programme) batch 2015-17. A total of 117 profiles were offered to a batch of 123 students by 65 companies.
The institute reported a 61 per cent hike in the highest domestic stipend and a 29 per cent hike in both average stipend and the highest domestic stipend.
Speaking to Catch News, Kumar Subham, member of IIM K placement team said, “Several upcoming startups such as UrbanClap, Droom, and Travel Unravel came for placements this year. We look at the long-term and career growth prospects while inviting start-ups. We also have several long term tie-ups with established firms such as ICICI, Emami.”
Some of the top recruiters include PwC, ICICI Bank, Emami, Larsen & Toubro, Cummins, etc.
The highest number of number of offers, 59, were made in Sales and Marketing (S&M) domain. This was followed by Finance, 14, and Human Resources, 12.
Some of the roles offered in S&M are strategic brand management, market research, advertising, content management, digital marketing, in-bound marketing, retail marketing, B2B and B2C marketing, marketing process enhancement and business development.
Profiles offered in Finance were investment banking, agricultural risk, agricultural retail, micro-finance, treasury operations, technology application, security exchange, economic research and surveillance and general finance while those in Human Resource included strategic performance management, talent management, learning and development and industry relation.
Indian Institute of Management Kashipur (IIM Kashipur) held it’s convocation on Friday, 18th March, 2016. The fourth convocation ceremony felicitated the fourth outgoing batch of the Post Graduate Programme (PGP) 2014-16 and the first outgoing batch of Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP) 2013-15.
Indian Institute of Management Kashipur organized its fourth convocation in the upcoming new campus at Kundeshwari, Kashipur, Uttarakhand. The convocation was the first event to be held in the new campus. The state of the art campus is expected to be operational in the coming academic year 2016-17. Furthermore, the Uttarakhand Government has handed over 5 acres of land at Dehradun for the proposed Satellite Campus of the institute.
Mr. N.R. Narayana Murthy, Founder, Infosys Ltd., graced the event with his presence as the chief guest of the convocation. In his address at the commencement ceremony, he congratulated the students for their accomplishments and urged them to maintain the same zeal of learning to adapt to the changing landscape of business as each one of them had the potential to bring a change in this world. He urged the students to embrace technology and stay updated with the changing technology to transform their roles. Mr Murthy also advised the students to stay connected with their local roots and culture despite the advances on globalization.
Mr Murthy shared his 5 point success mantra with the students
2)English to be given special attention
4) Updated with technology
5) Local roots and connections.
Mr. Dhruv Sawhney, the Chairman of the Board of Governor, IIM Kashipur, addressed the august gathering, in which he emphasised on the role which will be played by the graduating students as future managers and encouraged the students to focus on sustainable development as their decisions will have huge impact on society and environment, and not just the organization.
It was followed by a speech given by Dr Gautam Sinha, Director, IIM Kashipur, in which he gave a detailed account of all the illustrious activities that took place in the academic year 2015-16. The students were then presented diploma in post graduate management. Amitava Chaudhary bagged the Gold Medal for his superior academic performance over the two years with Keshav Mishra bagged the Silver Medal and Davinder Yadavbagged the Bronze Medal. Davinder Yadav achieved the All Round Performance Medal.
This was followed by felicitation of students of Executive Post Graduate Programme. Shishir Shrivastava bagged the Gold Medal for his superior academic performance over the two years and Narinder Jit Singh bagged the Silver Medal.
At the pre-convocation, the evening commenced with cultural programme by Spic Macay. Mr. Debanjan Bhattacharjee mesmerised the audience with his scintillating musical performance. Also, the third edition of the annual college magazine – Revista, was launched by Mr Dhruv Sawhney, Chairman, Board of Governor, IIM Kashipur along with Dr. Gautam Sinha, Director, Dr. Somnath Ghosh, Dean Academics and Dr, Kampan Mukherjee, Dean Planning & Development. The event also witnessed launch of the book– ” Public Policy Agenda – Decrypting Sustainability for India” by Prof Baharul Islam.
The second edition of the flagship event of IIM Kashipur has finally ended with scintillating performances from various teams which represented some of the prestigious colleges of the country. Students participated in large number braving the biting cold.
The serene town of Kashipur suddenly turned into a place of happening and vibrance for three successive days with events like musical night, DJs, singing and dancing competitions, and fashion shows.
There were also umpteen number of sporting events both indoor and outdoor wherein different teams competed neck and neck.
Finally some of the toughest case studies were presented to participants in the “business segment” of Agnitraya. In fact it proved to be a challenge to judge the winner in these case study competitions because of the sheer number of innovative solutions that the students came up with.
Some of the glimpses from Agnitraya :
Green MBA – Sustainability case study challenge (Case from World Bank)
|CulturalEvents||Genre/ Language/ Theme||Winner (INR)||Runners-Up (INR)||Total (INR)|
|Solo Dance||Free Style||3000||2000||5000|
|Group Dance||Free Style||10000||5000||15000|
|Couple Dance||Free Style||4000||2000||6000|
|Street Dance||Hip hop/Group||12000||8000||20000|
|Dance Battle||Hip hop/Solo||3000||2000||5000|
|Fashion Event||Ramp Walk||25000||25000|
|Minute to win it||Theme to be decided||–||–||Goodies|
|Add MAD||Hindi/ English||–||–||Goodies|
|T shirt painting||–||1000||–||1000|
|Open mic||Hindi/ English||–||–||Goodies|
|War of DJs||–||50000||–||50000|
|Events||Category||Type||Winners (INR)||Runners-up (INR)||Total (INR)|
The ancient Olympic Games were primarily a part of a religious festival in honor of Zeus, the father of the Greek gods and goddesses. The festival and the games were held in Olympia, a rural sanctuary site in the western Peloponnesos.
The Greeks that came to the Sanctuary of Zeus at Olympia shared the same religious beliefs and spoke the same language. The athletes were all male citizens of the city-states from every corner of the Greek world, coming from as far away as Iberia (Spain) in the west and the Black Sea (Turkey) in the east.
The sanctuary was named in antiquity after Mt. Olympos, the highest mountain in mainland Greece. In Greek mythology, Mt. Olympos was the home of the greatest of the Greek gods and goddesses.
22nd January to 24th January, 2016
Mr Devanshu Bhatia, CRO (Chief Revenue Officer) India Today Group visited IIM Kashipur for a guest lecture on the topics:
1) Journey of “Online” in India
2) Tools to market digitally and how to build them in branding strategy and the rise of ecommerce in India. He also talked about how digital marketing plays an important role in branding today.
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A prominent Film Producer from Bollywood Mr. Tarun Rathi delivered a guest lecture at IIM Kashipur under the course on “Media & Entertainment Business”. Mr Rathi hails from Meerut, moved to Mumbai, the city of dreams to set up his own company ‘Rajnandini Entertainment Limited’ and started producing tele-films for Doordarshan and other Television channels. The serials ‘Urmila’ and ‘Kal Hamara Hai’ established him as
a prominent producer of tele-serials.