2021-22

Release of SDMIMD and SIRD Joint Report

SDMIMD and Abdul Nazir Sab State Institute of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (ANSSIRD & PR) joint work “Socio Economic Deprivation Status of Rural Households in Karnataka” was presented and released on December 16, 2021.
  
The report was released by Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Chairman, SDMIMD. Dr Heggade said, ‘The rural economy in Karnataka is in transition and the standard of living of households have improved, thanks to the efforts of government interventions and non-government organisations.’ 
 
Dr. B. Venkatraja, the rincipal investigator of the project & Associate Professor of Economics in SDMIMD, said that the project estimated the multi-dimensional socio-economic deprivation status of more than 80 lakh rural households focusing on 16 key aspects of four major dimensions of livening such as housing, income and employment, assets and land and explored regional and demographic disparities, though it has reduced. The study has developed a scientific framework to measure multi-dimensional deprivations and it is the first effort of its kind in India.
 
Dr. G.S. Ganesh Prasad of ANSSIRD&PR, the co-investigator to the project said, ‘the framework and results are the benchmark for future studies. The report offers policy frameworks to bridge the gap in deprivation. One of the key recommendations towards this end was strengthening the Self Help Group-Panchayat Raj Institution convergence’. 
 
Dr. N.R. Parasuraman, Director of SDMIMD opined that the report would not only benefit the policy makers in identifying the deprivation areas but also benefit the community at large in the form of reduced gaps in deprivation after the policy implementation. 
 
Smt. Lakshmi Priya, Director of ANSSIRD&PR said that the report will be a very useful document to the government as it provides new directions to visualize the rural problems and different and effective ways to address them. 
 
Dr. Srilakshminarayana, the co-investigator to the project moderated the program and delivered vote of thanks.

9th International HR Conference 2021

”Top leaders would need  to change the overall attitude towards the workforce welfare in the new normal business”, according to  Mr. Amit Kumar, the Vice President & Business Head Metering & Protection Systems L&T Electrical & Automation (A Unit of Schneider Electric India Private Limited). Mr. Amit Kumar was addressing the audience during the inaugural function of the 9th International E-Conference on “Talent management and Leadership challenges in the New Normal Business” at SDMIMD held on 16-17 December 2021.  Read More>

9th International HR Conference 2021

”Top leaders would need  to change the overall attitude towards the workforce welfare in the new normal business”, according to  Mr. Amit Kumar, the Vice President & Business Head Metering & Protection Systems L&T Electrical & Automation (A Unit of Schneider Electric India Private Limited). Mr. Amit Kumar was addressing the audience during the inaugural function of the 9th International E-Conference on “Talent management and Leadership challenges in the New Normal Business” at SDMIMD held on 16-17 December 2021. 
 
While welcoming the gathering, Dr. N. R. Parasuraman, Director- SDMIMD, gave some anecdotes regarding the role of leadership in managing people for sustainable organizations. 
 
Earlier, while introducing the theme of the conference, Dr. Mousumi Sengupta, the Conference Chair, pointed out that in the new normal business, managing people is one of the major challenges for organizations, and thus, careful attention is to be paid towards the same.
 
Later, echoing a similar sentiment, Dr. Augustus Azariah, the “Vice President of Employee & Labour Relations for Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa region”, Kyndryl (an IBM spinoff) stressed that , in the post-covid era, management needs to be more sensitive towards the employees’ psychological issues and substantial planning is needed in this regard. His address was part of a Distinguished Talk arranged in the conference.
 
In another Distinguished talk, Dr. Augustine, Chairman A C A Publishing House also spoke in the same line and emphasized on the need to take care of the people-related issues to facilitate in the process of corporate goal achievement. His speech was full of live examples and situational analysis
 
In the valedictory address on 17th December, , Mr. Vipin Kumar K C, Chief Human Resources Officer, Jindal Aluminium Ltd. has stressed on the requirement of modifying the company practices, for the hybrid workforce.  He also stressed on the point that the leaders need to be learners and coaches and need to redefine the performance goals of the employees, in order to do business in the new normal era. 
 
Dr. S. N. Prasad, Deputy Director – SDMIMD, stated that HR function would be very crucial for any organization in this uncertain environment.
 
The Conference was attended by more than 100 participants. Issues such as remote working, work life balance, online learning, stress management, motivation and leadership challenges, have been discussed.  
 

Prior to the conference, an online workshop was also organized on “Team building, conflict management and leadership issues in the post-covid era”, on 15 December 2021.

The Week Hansa B School Survey 2021

The Week Hansa B-School Survey 2021. has ranked SDMIMD in 41st place in overall ranking of 165 Private B-Schools; 15th in 67 B-Schools of South Zone (Govt. & Private); and, 11th in 63 Private B-Schools of South Zone.   

Careers360 - B School Survey

Career 360 has listed SDMIMD in 24th Place among Top 55 Private B-Schools in India with AAAA rank. Further, the institute is in 1st Place in the Mysore area.    

Education Post - B School Survey 2021

SDMIMD is placed in 15th position among the Best private B-Schools in the Southern Region by Education Post. It is Placed in the 14th Cluster at the National Level (Total- 50 Clusters) among Best B-Schools. SDMIMD has secured 46th place among Top 100 private B-Schools in the country and 15th among 49 Best private B Schools in the southern region.    
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