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DISHA 2018 Closing Ceremony

DISHA 2018, the annual B-School Conclave of T. A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal, is an established platform where the Business Leaders of the industry, across sectors, deliberate upon the dynamically changing trends, in the field. This Conclave aims to initiate an intellectual dialogue between distinguished delegates and throw light on the criticality of various management disciplines, to the corporate world.

DISHA 2018, 10th year of the annual flagship event and moving towards an integrated approach, is going to be grander than ever and will encompass all areas of management under one umbrella theme. Each and every specialisation of management is coming up with its sub themes to conduct various events. The advent of a culture of partnering and pioneering in today’s corporate universe is the new point of deliberation. The event was conducted in two phases, Phase 1 was held on 24th to 26th August, and Phase 2 was held on 30th Aug to 1st Sept at the TAPMI Campus, Manipal.

Eminent dignitaries like Nirav Jagad, CPO Nykaa; Tarjindar Singh, Chief Operations Officer – AWHCPL; Ramachandra S, CEO, AMCO Batteries; Amit Roy, Director – PWC; Lokesh Venkataswamy, CEO and MD, Innomantra; Ritesh Kumar Agrawal, Founder and CEO, Fonepaisa; Sameer Dhanrajani, Chief Strategy Officer, Fractal Analytics and Mr. Pramod Shah, Deputy Vice President – HR, Tata Capital, spoke at the Conclave, giving crucial insights to the audience, narrating from their rich gamut of experiences.

Discussions on how different functionalities are adapting to changes, the strategic nature of the practices, the inter-relatedness of all strategic efforts within a firm, industry or even an economy and what the future holds in-store for the corporate universe.

The eventful six days of DISHA, 2018, ended on 1st Sept, 2018, with a closing ceremony, thanking the judges and the audience for their time and inputs. TAPMI’s Director, Professor Madhu Veeraraghavan, gave away the prizes to the winners for the various competitions, held during DISHA, like ‘Embauche’, ‘We the People’, ‘Vrondi’, among others. He continued thanking various guests for their valuable time and expertise, the faculty and staff of TAPMI, and the students, for actively participating in the Conclave. He also spoke about meeting about ninety-five guests, out of which sixty-six came to TAPMI for the first time, post which he congratulated all the student bodies, for executing the event successfully.

Rohit Sharma, an alumnus of TAPMI, was also invited, to speak about his experience at the School. He emphasised on the rigour that the Institute instils in its students and how valuable, this proves to be, in the future.

Closing the event, Mr. Sohum Kumar, convener of a Placement Committee, shared his vote of thanks with the audience.