The Center for Inclusive Growth (CIG) has been established to work in three critical areas of challenges of inclusivity of poor and marginalized, with a focus on action-research, education and training and advocacy with policy making bodies of the country, so as to build a holistic approach to grooming and developing future leaders of the country.
TAPMI is rated as one of the top management institutes in the country. The Institute is located in Manipal and was started in the year 1980. TAPMI was one of the first institutes in the country to get AICTE recognition. It celebrated its silver jubilee year in 2009. In January 2009, the institute moved to a modern and high-tech new campus on a scenic hill top in Manipal. TAPMI is an autonomous educational institution offering post-graduate programs in management, with specializations in marketing, operations, finance, HR and a special post-graduate program in health-care management. It plans to offer doctoral degree programs in the near future, in various disciplines of management education. So far 26 batches of Post Graduate Management Program have graduated from the institute.
TAPMI is known for the rigor of its programs, dedicated and committed faculty and for its emphasis on discipline and responsibility to the larger society within which it functions as a responsible institution. It won several awards, and accolades for its academic program, research and individual excellence of its faculty and students. TAPMI has collaborations with several reputed Indian and International Institutions regarding its academic, research and industry centric activities. TAPMI has obtained Initial Business Accreditation from AACSB international for its academic flagship program of PGDM.TAPMI is ably supported by Manipal University in its various multifarious initiatives.
TAPMI mission statement spells out its avowed commitment to academia as well the society which may be read as…“We are committed to excellence in post graduate management education, research and practice by nurturing and developing global wealth creators and leaders. We shall continually benchmark ourselves against the best-in-class institutions. We shall foster continuous learning and reflection, achievement-orientation, creative interdependence, and respect for diversity with a holistic concern for ethics, environment and society”
Today, TAPMI strives to meet its larger Goals and Mission, by operating as an institution working in the post graduate management education domain through a mix of academic, research and social initiatives. Currently TAPMI focuses on nurturing its Centers of Excellence in the areas of Indian Culture and Heritage, e-Governance and Education, Health- care, Banking and Finance, Blue Ocean Strategy and inclusive growth.
The Center for Inclusive Growth (CIG) believes that the diversity of our country brings with it, several opportunities and challenges to address the issues of Inclusive Growth. The challenges of rural diversity and remoteness, agricultural diversity and geographical and cultural diversity don't allow economic inclusivity to directly result in and/or lead to overall development of the country. Added to these, changes in industrial and agricultural technologies; accessibility and availability of instruments of development brought-in a new set of challenges in terms of climate change impact on nature and people.
As such, to steer the issues of inclusiveness, it has become imperative to address the economic inclusivity, along with social inclusion and mitigation of climate change impact. Accordingly, CIG sets upon itself to work in consonance with the mission, and larger goals of the Institute.
CIG would focus on action research and experiential learning as its key tenets of functioning, with initiatives in social, economic and environmental inclusion of poor and marginalized through improved practices in agriculture, environment management and sustainable management of business enterprises of the country.
Towards this end, CIG would focus on:
Program of Activities:
CIG would organize the below programs and activities and work with various stake holders to meet with the core requirements of achieving inclusiveness in various spheres of society:
a. Education and Training:
b.Research and dissemination:
c. Social Responsibility Initiatives:
The Center for Inclusive Growth is located inside the TAPMI Academic Campus and its coordinates are given below. CIG initiatives are spearheaded by Dr. AV Ramana Charyulu, Chairman, (CIG), Professor, TAPMI, who may be contacted for further details on how to partner with programs and activities of the Center.