Student Activities

Kannada Rajyotsava Celebration

Kannada Rajyotsava was celebrated at Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysore, on November 20, 2018. The Rajyotsava started with a festive mode decorating the campus with buntings, posters of prominent personalities of Karnataka, and flowers. The event started with hosting of the Kannada flag of 40 feet. Students sang the Kannada Naadageete ‘Jaya Bharata Jananiya tanujaate’ followed by National Anthem. A special lunch with unique dishes of Karnataka was served by the students from 22 states of the institute to faculty and staff members of the institute. 
 
In the evening, sports and cultural programs were organized. Traditional local games of Karnataka were introduced to other state students. Students from other states sang Kannada songs and danced to the tunes. Kabaddi match played between the staff and students’ teams and the ‘Folk dance’ performance were the highlights of the celebrations.

Abhigyaan 2018 - Annual Fest for UG Students

SDMIMD conducted Abhigyaan ’18 the annual fest for undergraduate students during October 5 & 6, 2018 at SDMIMD. 200+ young undergraduates from colleges across Karnataka participated in various management events like Best Manager, Marketing, Finance, HR, Entrepreneurship. The events witnessed active participation in Quiz, Treasure hunt, Street Play, etc. The inaugural day culminated with cultural competitions like Singing, Dancing and Fashion show.
 
The Day-2 of Abhigyaan 2018 commenced with the final rounds of the management events. The team from MICA, Mysore, emerged as Overall Championship of Abhigyaan’ 2018. The colorful prize distribution ceremony to the winning teams marked the end of the management fest. 
 
SDMites Students Committee - Samprati, group engaged with event management, along with the student volunteers organized Abhigyaan '18.

Theater Act on 'Education and Social Reformation'

Dr. R. Poornima, Professor - English (Retd.), Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Mysore, and her team presented stage performance on the theme 'Education and Social Reformation' on August 27, 2018, at Institute Auditorium. The performance touched upon the various neurological disorders and how people with such disorders behave. Further, the performance introduced how education can be used as a tool to overcome such disorders and impact of such change among the people and society as a whole. The Khalanubhav team of SDMites coordinated the program. 

Khoj 2018 – The Talent Search

Khoj - the talent search festival of SDMites is a platform to for the new batch of PGDM to showcase their aptitude. Kohj 2018 was organized on August 4, 2018, to identify talent among the freshers through various competitions and to formally Welcome them to student committees of the Institute. The show by the new PGDM batch 2018-20 was laced with impromptu speeches, colourful dances, humorous skits, classical songs and fancy dress shows.

Naissance 2018

The students of SDMIMD organized the flagship student event of the institute Naissance 2018 edition - a National Level Management Fest during January 12 and 13, 2018. The event was designed under the theme “Heroes We Need”. Naissance’18 challenged the management students from across the country on various fields of management through 9 events, namely, The Best Manager, Finance, Marketing, HR, Debate, Quiz, Systems, Business Plan and Photography challenge. 
 
The event which was a host to around 170 participants from different B-Schools across the country was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Mr. Krishnan, Manager of Vijaya Bank. 
 
Dr. N.R Parasuraman, Director, SDMIMD delivered the welcome address and Deputy Director Dr. H. Gayathri spoke about the importance of such fest in a B-School scenario. Mr Krishnan shared his thoughts on the occasion.
 
The two day event was sponsored by Vijaya Bank, System needs, The Journey, Travel Next, Vasavamba Condiments, Sha's and Aaharas' and Merako Media
 
The valedictory function was scheduled on January 13, 2018. Mr. Nikhil Furtado of Merako Media was the Chief Guest for the Valedictory function. The participants, alumni and the students of SDMIMD joined for the prize distribution ceremony.
 
Mr. Kasi Vishwanathan from Jansons school of Business, Coimbatore was recognized as the “Best Manager” in Naissance 2018. Christ University, Main Campus was identified as the Overall Champions for bagging the maximum number of points in the event

Box Cricket Tournament – CS&MS Cup

As part of our sports management course, the Sports Elective students of PGDM Program conducted ‘Box Cricket Tournament’ first of its kind in Mysore, on January 12 & 13, 2018 at SDMIMD. The “CS&MS Cup – Box Cricket Tournament” was inaugurated by Shri M.J. Charan, Former Director, National Tennis Academy, New Delhi; and Visiting Faculty, Sports Management Program. The event was as platform to implement the knowledge and expertise gained through the sports management course. 
 
The team from Sapient College of Commerce and Management, Mysore, emerged as winners with cash prize of Rs. 15,000 and CS&MS Cup. The team from ATME College of Engineering were the runners up with cash prize of Rs. 10,000 and certificates. The event attracted more than 500 footfalls during the tournament days. 
 
SDMIMD Deputy Director and Program Director of Sports Management Program Dr H. Gayathri and Dr. Srilakshminarayana. G., Assistant Professor, graced the inaugural ceremony.