Student Activities

Abhigyaan 2019

SDMIMD organised the annual flagship event for Undergraduates - Abhigyaan ’19, on October 10 & 11, 2019 at its campus. The two-day fest was inaugurated by Dr N. R Parasuraman, the Director of SDMIMD.  More than 400 students from colleges across Karnataka participated in various events such as Best Manager, Best Entrepreneur, Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, B-Quiz, Photography, Mad Ads, Treasure Hunt and Street Play. The sports event was introduced in this year’s fest and a cricket match was organized. The inaugural day culminated with vibrant cultural competitions such as Singing, Dancing and Fashion Show. 
 
The Day-2 of Abhigyaan 2019 commenced with the final rounds of the management events. Abhigyaan was a wonderful platform for the students to showcase their managerial skills and talents. SDM College of Business Management, Mangalore emerged as the overall champions of Abhigyaan’ 2019. The event was organized and coordinated by the Samprati Committee of SDMIMD.

Dasara Celebration by SDMites

Being part of the Heritage City Mysuru, SDMites celebrated Mysuru Dasara with grand decoration, pooja of Goddess Saraswathi and Goddess Durga, games and delicious lunch. SDMites decorated the entire campus which gave festive look during Dasara. The delicious lunch with Mysuru and Bengal dishes added sweet to the festivity. Various traditional games and music made Dasara 2019 a memorable for SDMites. 

Celebration of Gandhi Jayanti by SDMites LIFE

The SDMites Library Initiative for Education (LIFE) team organized drawing competition and essay competition to the young minds of Aadarsha Vidyalaya School in Jockey Quarters Mysore. The competition was organized focusing the 150th Year Birthday Celebration of ‘Father of Nation’ Mahatma Gandhiji. The high school students participated in the event to demonstrate their skills and creativity on the theme of the competition. SDMites provided the materials for the competition and gave sweets to the students and distributed the prizes to the winners. 

OBT Activity for SDMites

The 2nd year PGDM 2018-20 students of SDMIMD, specializing in the HR discipline took an active part in the Out Bound Training (OBT) organized by the Institute at LEAD Out Bound Training, Kerala. The students of HR Elective participated in OBT as a part of the course Workplace Learning and Development anchored by Prof. L. Gandhi. The main objectives of the Out Bound Learning were to provide a recreation to the students while also enabling them to develop their confidence, conquer fears, an ability to take calculated risks, to hone their team building skills, for gaining knowledge and enhancing practical wisdom by challenging their limits, which is crucial for them to become successful managers. The two-day trip provided a bouquet of adventure activities such as trekking, jumaring, river crossing, rappelling, rope-based adventures, fire walking, and other management games. The students had an enriching learning experience through these OBT activities.

LIFE Celebrated Independence Day at School

The SDMites initiative - Library Initiative For Education (LIFE) which established the Library for Aadharsha Vidyalaya School of Jockey Quarters, Mysore, celebrated the 73rd Independence Day with the children and teachers. Prof. Kannadas, Faculty - Finance, SDMIMD, was the Chief Guest and honoured students who completed 10th Class with Distinction during last year. SDMites were part of cultural celebration and distributed sweets to the children. 

Microfinance study field visit

The PGDM 2018-20 Batch students from Microfinance specialization had an opportunity to interact with the beneficiaries of Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) in Lakshmipura, Mysuru District. The filed visit organized by the course faculty Prof.  S. Kannadas, helped the students to visit the project location and small-scale business establishments of the beneficiaries of the scheme. 
 
The students concerned collected primary data about the SHG/JLG/PBG group formation and the training provided by SKDRDP for their upliftment of their standard of living. Further, the representative from SKDRDP provided information about the awareness programmes of women empowerment and various installation / establishment / training support extended by the organization for - solar water heater, gober gas plants, cattle rearing / poultry farms and the monthly books published by SKDRDP for the awareness of women empowerment.
 
Later, students were taken to the business establishments and explained the business & marketing process of the products manufactured by the establishments.