Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
NO. 15 JUNE 2012
• Dr. K. Rangarajan, Professor & Head – Kolkata Centre, attended the Material Management Day at Indian Institute of Materials Management on 26 April 2012 and delivered the key note address on the MM Day Theme – “Building SCM Competency for Global Challenges”. • Dr. K. Rangarajan who is also Chairman, Research in Strategic Management Forum of India attended the 15th Annual Convention of SMFI hosted by IIM-Indore during 3-5 May 2012. He also chaired the research papers presentation by academicians and the broad research agenda for SMFI for the coming years. • Dr. R.K. Mitra, Registrar, chaired a technical session on “Emerging Issues in Management” at National Conference on Economic Growth & Sustainable Development organised by St. Xavier’s College, Jaipur, Rajasthan on 24-25 March 2012. An article entitled “Non-Strategic Way of Strategisation” authored by Dr. R.K. Mitra was included in the “Conference Souvenir”. • Dr. Mrs Vijaya Katti, Chairperson (GSD) gave the Inaugural Address at the National level seminar on “Enhancing Competitiveness of Indian Manufacturing Sector through Compliance” organized by CII on 29 February 2012. Shri Harkirat Singh, Professor addressed on “UCP600” under Financial Compliance during the above seminar. Ms. Tamanna Chaturvedi, Consultant represented IIFT’s Centre for SME Studies as resource person at the seminar and made a presentation on “New UCA Law in USA and its Trade Impact for Indian Manufacturing Sector” under Technological Compliance.
Dr. K. Rangarajan, Professor & Head – Kolkata Centre, addressing at the Material Management Day at Indian Institute of Materials Management.
Ms. Tamanna Chaturvedi, Consultant representing IIFT’s Centre for SME Studies as resource person at the National level seminar held by CII.
Presentations by IIFT Faculty
• A paper entitled “The Business Continuum” authored by Dr. R.K. Mitra, Registrar (Coauthor Mr. Varun Sharma, a student of MBA[IB] 2010-12) was accepted for presentation at an International Conference organized by Om Institute of Technology and Management, Hissar, India during 24-25 March 2012. The paper has been included in the Conference Proceedings (ISBN 978-81-923446-1-4). • An article entitled “Strategic Assets Hold the Secret: Dissecting Samsung” authored by Dr. R.K. Mitra was accepted for presentation at an International Conference on Marketing and Business Strategy (ICOMBS) organised by IBSHyderabad during 10-11 May 2012. • Dr R.K. Singh, Associate Professor presented a paper on “Analyzing the Competitiveness of Supply Chains: A Framework” (Co-author: P.B. Sharma) at 4th Conference on Excellence in Education and Research organized by IIM-Indore, during 9-12 May 2012. • Dr. Pratap C. Mohanty, Assistant Professor presented a paper entitled “Role of State versus Non-Market Institutions for CPRs in India: An Empirical Estimation based on NSS Data”, at the 48th Annual Conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES), during 1-3 March 2012 at Pondicherry Univeristy, Puducherry. (Photo below)
Faculty Participation in Discussion Forums
• Dr. B.K. Sahu, Assistant Professor has been honoured with Diamond Jubilee Award from Shri Muralidhar Chandrakanta Bhandare, His Excellency, Governor of Odisha, at Constitution Club, New Delhi, 1 April 2012. (see photo) • Dr. B.K. Sahu, delivered a lecture on “Achieving Millennium Development Goal in India: Achievements & Challenges”, in Conference on International Cooperation and Global Governance: Challenges & Road Map” organized by the National Alumni and Partners of the Managing Global Governance Programme, GIZ, IIFT, New Delhi, 4 May 2012. • Dr. B.K. Sahu, delivered a lecture at the National Consultation on “Interest Free Microfinance through Cooperatives: Challenges & Oppor tunity”, organized by SAHULAT Microfinance Society, India International Centre, New Delhi, 8 May 2012.
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