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Date Name Remarks
19-07-2014 Shri Joginder Singh
IPS(Retd.)
Former Director, CBI, India
Excellent visit. Inquisitive faculty. Keep up the good work you are doing.
  Prof. Raghuveer Singh
Director, TSB
Manipal University, Jaipur
Very rich & well organised learning resource centre. Everything a student/faculty needs is available for self enrichment. Compliments leader & people behind the whole centre.
02-04-2014 Dr A P J Abdul Kalam
Former Presedent of India
Well done
13-03-2014 Prof. Shantha Sinha
Former Chairperson
National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)
New Delhi 
Wonderful campus and excellent institution. Keep up the good work and prepare the young with a spirit of commitment. I wish you all the best.
08-03-2014 Shri Vinod Rai, IAS., (Retd.),
Former Comptroller & Auditor General of India
It is such a privilege to visit TAPMI, which has established itself as a centre of excellence globally. Your campus is immaculate. Your faculty appears so committed. The Institution has emerged among the best in the country. Please keep up the good work.
03-03-2014
Shri. Rajshankar Ray,
Chief Executive Officer,
Home Appliances Division IFB Industries Ltd.
Came here to read through copies of the Brandscan reports, Very interesting.The Library itself is well laid out and the lighting through the centro during the day is lovely. A very good campus and my best wishes to the institute in the years ahead.
10-02-2014 Shri Ratan N. Tata
Chairman Emeritus,
TATA Group of Companies, Mumbai.
A very interactive and engaging experience with some very bright young people- some of whom will inevitably rise to be leaders in our country.
23-12-2013 Dr Sandeep Krishnamurthy
Dean, University of Washington Bothell,
School of Business 
I am very impressed with the operations, aspiration and people at TAPMI. Sky is the limit!
22-12-2013 Prof. Renuka Kamath
Chairperson - Executive Management Programme (SPJIMR)
Alumnus of TAPMI 
It is so wonderful coming back to my Alma mater.
19-12-2013 Dr Ganesh Natarajan
Vice Chairman & CEO, Zensar Technologies
Co Chair, National Knowledge Council
Member-Chairmen's Council-NASSCOM 
Excellent facilities and inspirational faculty - TAPMI is a great institution.
30-11-2013 Prof. Robert Lensik
Faculty of Economics and Business,
University of Groningen, Netherlands
Excellent school. I am very pleased about the hospitality and Professionalism.
15-11-2013 Prof. Bob McKinlay
Former Dy. V.C. & Special Advisor
Lancaster University
Interesting and well stacked facility.
15-11-2013 Prof. Steve Bradley
Pro Vice Chancellor of Lancaster University
Lancaster, UK 
Excellent campus, good facilities and committed staff. Well done on achieving AACSB accreditation.
26-10-2013 Mr. S J Phansalkar
Program Director,
SDTT 
Very pretty campus. Library is very well kept. Great facility.
26-10-2013 Mr. Sanjay Panigvahi
CEO-Sahay e-Village Ltd.
Kolkata 
Good facility for students, excellent ambience for an academic pursuit, well kept library, excellent collection. Keep it up. 
20-10-2013 Mr. Abraham Cherian
TESCO, HSC
Very impressive & well stocked library; Great campus and a excellent bunch of students & faculty; keep it up TAPMI!!!
07-09-2013 Prof. Leo Groarke
Provost, University of Windsor 
Many thanks for the tour of your facilities. I look forward to productive exchanges with TAPMI in the future.
15-06-2013 Dr. P Tamil Vanan I feel I am in a Modern temple. Impressed and fascinated with the latest facilities. The Director Dr. Natarajan and his team is full of dedication and committment. I am totally satisfied that I have visited an institution which develops youngsters as good human resource to our country.
Wishing all the best.
09-05-2013 Mr. R K Agrawal
DGM, SBI 
It is a pleasure to visit the Library. Excellent treasure of knowledge.
17-04-2013 Mr. Ravi Ramchandran
CEO (MEA)
Manipal Education 
It is indeed a priviledge to be in TAPMI today. I could rekindle some of my memories about my student days while doing my PGDM. It is great to see the change in classroom, library & other facilities for the better. Keep up the quality.
25-02-2013 Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman
National Spokesperson,
BJP Central Office,
New Delhi.
Feel extremely happy to visit the Institute. Thank you for giving me the opportunity.
16-02-2013 Shri. K V Kamath
Chairman of Infosys Limited and
Non-Executive Chairman of ICICI Bank Ltd.,
Mumbai.
I am delighted with the new campus and interaction with the staff and others. I wish TAPMI a glorious future.
17-01-2013 Mr. N Santhosh Hegde
Former Justice of the Supreme court & Solicitor General of India,
Retired Lokayukta (Ombudsman) for Karnataka State 
Excellent is the right word to explain my impression of this Library. I am really impressed with the collection of books and the arrangement made to display them. Keep it up.
12-01-2013 Mr. K C Jani
Executive Director
IDBI Bank, Mumbai 
A real temple of knowledge and learning. There are books on covering major aspects of management and behaviour. I was happy to see the students taking benefits of library. The variety of books and journals must be very useful to the future leaders of these countries.
Good work. Keep it up, Best luck.
29-09-2012 Dr. Anil Menon
President,
Globalisation & Smart+Connected Communities
Cisco Systems Inc.,
Bangalore 
Best of Luck. Great start and best wishes for a great Success.
17-01-2012 Mr. K. Jairaj, IAS
Additional Chief Secretary
There is a very impressive set of and excellent infrastructure for the development of management talent in our country.  Faculty involvement and expertise is of a very high order.  You must ….aim to be in the top …..in the country.
11-01-2012 Dr. Homer Erekson
Texas, USA
Your campus is extraordinary. It provides the perfect environment to prepare the business leader of the future.
Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to visit.
24-12-2011 Mr. C. M Bhandari, IFS(Retd.)
Former Ambassador of India,
Dehradun, Uttarkhand
Am thrilled to visit the library. It is equipped with all the latest facilities for gathering knowledge. Thank you.
16-12-2011 Dr. L M Patnaik,
Former Vice Chancellor, Defence
Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune and
Honorary Professor,
IISc-Bangalore
An excellent collection of latest Journals & Books. Very well maintained Library highly impressive set of collection collections. It is pleasing to note the highly conductive academic ambience. The Staff members are extremely courteous.
17-11-2011 Dr. Sushil Vachani,
Professor - School of Management
Boston University
Very Impressive state of the art library , thanks for showing us around.
03-11-2011 Mr. Luis Miranda
IDFC Private Equity
A fantastic campus. What a location with so much greenery! And the library is also fantastic. All the best.
30-09-2011 Mr. S. Sivakumar,
ITC Limited
It was a great pleasure for me to visit the beautiful TAPMI campus and interact with the passionate faculty and students.
10-09-2011 Mr. K.J.A Swarup
General Manager
ITC Paperboards Division
SP Road, Secunderabad 
A very professional approach to Business Education. Can see hunger to Excel in faculty and students. One day this B-school will be No.1 in India. Best of Luck.
10-09-2011 Dr. Benny Augustine
Director Human Resources
Unisys
The event "DISHA" is a great program. Really appreciate the team's enthusiasm and steaming energy. Keep up the good attitude and energy in what you are doing. Follow your passion. You are a passionate team. Highly engaged.
10-09-2011
Mr. Mayur Chaturvedi
General Manager - CB
Pepsi Co. India
Gurgaon
The event ”Disha” was really interesting and engrossing. The event was handled well students have worked very hard. A great platform to bring HR Minds together !!! All the very best with future Initiatives.
10-09-2011
Mr. K. Subramanian,
Vice President - Mafoi Randstad,
Bangalore
The students & their organizational ability to have pulled off 2011 DISHA agnates me, thoroughbred professionalism & yes a great campus.
10-09-2011
Dr. Girinarayanan
Director - HR
GE Power Electronics (Lineage Powers)
Bangalore
Great Campus, Excellent learning environment.
Wonderful hospitality, young and energic students.
10-09-2011 Mr. D.N. Prasad,
Program Manager & Head,
People Technology & Operations,
Google, APAC
“NOSTALGIC” all the way, feels great to be “back home”, albeit a new residence. Anyone who cares for TAPMI waited for a new campus to be built & I must admit ,in my first visit here ,I am not disappointed at all .Congratulation are in order. Was thrilled to meet the TAPMIans; seems like a smart bunch of people.”Best Wishes” always to TAPMI & TAPMIans, to scale greater heights.
Love, Luck & Prayers.
03-08-2011 Dr. Lan Langeveld, TVDelf
The northenlands 
Impressive library with a lot of knowledge to bring products to the market.
20-06-2011 Mr. Michal Sun Great campus. Set in vibrant environment - Bucolic!
20-06-2011 Mr. Basir Bin Zahrom (Berita Harian) Great atmosphere to study here in Manipal
20-06-2011 Mr. Mary Chin
(Daily Express, Singapore) 
Very impressive. An eye opening visit to TAPMI, Manipal.
20-06-2011 Mr. Caroline Joseph Raj Wow! The best of what Malaysia can emulate! God bless always.
20-06-2011 Mr. K.Y. Pung Impressive and Challenge driven
10-06-2011
Mr. Anand Rego,
Global Head of Recruitment
Marketing, ANZ Bank,
Melbourne
TAPMI continues to scale great heights! Congratulations to the students, Disha committee members, staff & faculty for organizing a really good HR conclave. It’s been great to be back ‘home’ and I wish TAPMI courage, conviction & creativity as you build leadership & management capacity to support in India & globally. Thank you for the warm welcome and hosting us so graciously.
10-06-2011 Mr. Glen Brass
Director-Apt Career Services Pvt. Ltd.,
Bangalore 
A warm welcoming environment where management encourage students to exhibit their talents and managerial abilities in addition to providing them excellent academic environment. I wish TAPMI every success.
01-06-2011 Dr. Willis Wang,
BOSTON University
The campus looks wonderful, great facilities and views too!
01-06-2011 Dr. Sushil Vachani,
BOSTON University
Beautiful campus! Very impressive.
25-05-2011 Dr. N. Ravichandran,
Director IIM, Indore,
India
It was a pleasure to visit the campus more specifically the library. I am impressed with collection, up keeping, tidiness of the building and the staffs of the library. Best wishes to team TAPMI.
20-04-2011 Dr. Daniel Terris,
Brandes University, USA
With hopes for future co-operation between our institutions.
13-04-2011 Mr. Owolaby Adeyml
Revelation Technology Ltd.,
Nigeria.
Knowledge nestled in a perfect ambience,  would definitely produce a good outcome. Please keep the standard.
11-04-2011 Brig. P S Suresh,
ICICI Manipal Academy,
Bangalore
It's like Nalanda of old times. A peaceful serene place - just marvelous.
  Dr. Montek S Ahluwalia
Deputy Chairman
Planning Commission, New Delhi.
I have been very impressed by the facilities provided by the Institute.  Congratulations to all who made it possible.
 
Dr. Isher Judge Ahluwalia
Chairperson, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations , New Delhi
I am very impressed with the facilities.  Hope you can maintain it well and realize the potential to the fullest with your excellent human resources.
 
Shri. Salman Khurshid
Minister of State (IC)
for Corporate Affairs &
Minority Affairs, GOI, New Delhi
Your brick & mortar has impressed me immensely.  I can hardly wait to meet the students & faculty – they too... I know are the best… Thank you……
 
Shri. V Leeladhar
Former CMD, Vijaya Bank, Bangalore & former Deputy Governor, RBI, Mumbai.
It was a pleasure coming to TAPMI – visiting the Knowledge Centre.  I wish the centre all success….
 
Shri. M D Mallya
CMD, Bank of Baroda
Mumbai
I am happy to visit the Knowledge Centre of TAPMI and compliment the institute in having built such an excellent facility for acquiring knowledge by students.  My best wishes to TAPMI.
 
Shri. Manish Sabharwal
Chairman & Co-founder
TeamLease Services Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore  & Member of Prime Minister’s Skill Development Mission
Wonderful campus, Ecosystem and cradle for learning.  Good Luck & Godspeed!
 
Smt. D. Purandeswari
Hon’ble Minister for State –
Higher Education,
GOI, New Delhi
Laudable facilities and very stimulating atmosphere for the students to work in.  I congratulate the management for being very student centric in providing such facilities.
 
Dr. K. Ramnarayan
Vice Chancellor
Manipal University
Manipal
Most impressive; congratulations on the great work being done here
 
Dr. N.K. Thingalaya
Former CMD, Syndicate Bank
Mangalore
It is indeed the knowledge centre. I am Extremely happy to see the wonderful collection of books and Journals
 
Dr. M.S. Moodithaya
Director
Justice K.S. Hegde Institute of Management, Nitte
Enjoyed visiting the new campus of TAPMI. The knowledge centre is unique, Inspiring and excellent
 
Mr. Shiva Iyer
CEO GEM JP Morgan
Mumbai 
Great library compress with best I had seen in U S Business Schools, well maintained/ organized
 
Dr. Punam Sahgal
VP, NISG, Hyderabad 
A very impressing campus and library. My visit to TAPMI has been truly in spring. My best wishes.
 
Dr. R. Ravi Kumer
Professor, IIM Bangalore 
Being in is an illuminating experience in more than one sense
 
Dr. B. R. Shetty
Managing Director & CEO, NMC, Abudhabi, UAE 
Congratulation for such a long and successful milestone manipal to money fall. Great Institute T.A. Pai was a very successful and challenging man. As a minister, as a chairman of LIC. His ambition was appeasable. I am glad to be part of this great institution. I wish you all the best in bringing this institution to greater heights.
 
Mr. Shanthosh Deai
MD & CEO,
Future Brands India Ltd., New Delhi 
A truly impressing achievement. It made me want to become a student again and catch up on my learning! My congratulations on keeping such a comprehensive and well archived library which I have no doubt is of immense value to the students.
 
Dr. Friedrich Lehmann
Hochschule Bremen University of Applied Sciences,
Bremen, Germany 
A Wonderful  Place to Study
 
Mrs. Kristina Lehmann
Hochschule Bremen
University of Applied Sciences, WerderstraBe 73 D-28199 Bremen
A very good atmosphere for working
 
Prof. George Stonehouse
Edinburgh  Napier University Scotland. UK
A wonderful  campus and library. Congratulations  on AACSB  accreclitation
 
Dr. Sandra Cairncross
Edinburgh  Napier University, Scotland. UK
An impressive library with an impressive view of an impressive campus
 
Prof. Sandra Watson
Associate Dean,
Business School,
Edinburgh  Napier University, Scotland. UK
A very impressive, innovative and creative management school. Wishing you much success
 
Ms. Nirupama Rao, IFS
Foreign Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
The TAPMI Campus is truly impressive and speaks eloquently about the commitment to high quality education that is worthy of emulation in a large, developing country like India. The Vision, the enthusiasm, the drive that Smt. Indira Gandhi spoke of many years ago when she came to Manipal continues to be seen everywhere in Manipal and TAPMI is a living testimonial to this.
 
Mr. Sudhakar Rao, IAS
Chief Secretary (Retd.)
Government of Karnataka, Bangalore
A truly impressive campus. I have no doubt in my mind that the environs of TAPMI school in fact themselves make for a great academic setting. My best wishes to the faculty & the students and the encouragement for more success in the years to come.
 
Dr. Jagdish Sheth
Emory University, USA.
It is simple inspiring to see what TAPMI has achieved in such a short period of time. I was especially with innovative additions to the curriculum. The knowledge center is the heart of any educational institution.
 
Dr. Richard Pegnetter,
Dean- College of Business, Florida, USA
A wonderful beginning for our visit to a beautiful campus.
 
Dr. David Graf,
Dean-College of Business and Economics, UAE University, UAE.
Great Place to work 24/7 !
 
Ms. Eileen Peacock
Senior Vice President and Chief Officer, Asia,
AACSB International, Singapore
Very Enjoyable visit to the knowledge center. Lots of Valuable History. 
 
Dr. Ajay Menon
Dean- College of Business, Colorado, USA
Wishing you continued success and Progress ! 
 
Shri. Dhanendra Kumar,
Chairman, Competition Commission of India,
New Delhi 
It is truly a delight to visit this extremely impressive and prestigious institution, which has acquired a tremendous reputation for excellence, and an example for other such initiatives to emulate!
My greetings and best Wishes 
 
Dr. Daniel Terris
Director of the International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life,
Brandeis University 
With hopes for Co-Operation between Brandeis university and the Students and Faculty of TAPMI.