Mangaluru: The department of MBA at the Srinivas Institute of Management Studies (SIMS) conducted a day-long national conference on the theme “Recent Trends in IT, Management, Education and Social Sciences” on Saturday.
The conference offered abundant opportunities for aspiring faculties, researchers and delegates from industry to deliberate on the research topics.
Prof Dr Rajashekhar, principal of Srinivas College of Physiotherapy, Pandeshwar, as the chief guest, inaugurated the event. Prof Dr Ramachandra C G, associate professor at the department of Mechanical Engineering, Srinivas Institute of Technology, Valachil, delivered the keynote address.
CA A Raghavendra Rao, chancellor, Srinivas University and president of A Shama Rao Foundation, Mangaluru, presided over the function. Dr Amol Gore from Bharatiya Vidya Peeth, Mumbai was the guest of honour.
Conference conveners Prof Priti Jeevan and Prof Amith Menezes were on the dais. Prof Shailashri V T, head of Management and Commerce, gave the introductory address and Prof Subrahmanya Kumar N, coordinator for the MBA programme proposed the vote of thanks.
SIMS principal Dr P S Aithal emphasized the need for active research among educational institutions for nation-building and knowledge enrichment. Principals and faculty members from sister institutions were also present during the programme.
Around 50 papers from faculties, research scholars, industry personnel and subject experts representing various colleges from all over India presented their papers in multiple sessions throughout the day.