Student Activities

Khoj 2014

KHOJ 2014, the talent search event of SDMIMD, shouldered by Team Samprati was a glimpse into what's in store for the upcoming festivals. With a myriad of events and plethora of new activities, it marked the beginning of the academic year and assured a scintillating festival season in college.
 

Academic Tour to Dubai

Top Twenty students of SDMIMD of the PGDM batch 2013-15, in collaboration with the British University in Dubai (BUID), went on academic sojourn to Dubai. The students were in BUID from the 29th March, 2014 to 8th April, 2014. During their stay the students were exposed to the international management studies, culture and socio-economic environment of Middle East. The tour was carefully planned to integrate the academic insight with fun for the young aspiring managers.

Student’s Magazine “Dimensions” goes online

The digital version of “Dimensions”, the student magazine of SDMIMD went live on March 20, 2014, as part of its Go-Green Initiative. Prof. S. Prabhakar, Secretary, SDM Education Trust, inaugurated the digital version of Dimensions by clicking the link. The student magazine which was brought out in conventional form from 1999 took its digital form to gain the wider reach through Internet. The first digital issue of Dimensions focused on entrepreneurship and related topics. Prof. Prabhakar while talking to gathering, with full appreciation for eco-friendly initiative, emphasized on utilizing the entrepreneurial skills of management graduates. The magazine’s purpose is to bridge the gap between Management students and corporate world through articles, interviews of management practitioners thus giving firsthand knowledge of business happenings. The Dimensions is on Open Access platform and is available at www.sdmimd.net/dimensions.

AmaZIngYOu – People Photography Exhibition

SDMIMD is known to initiate the student activities and their team efforts, being able to manage things effectively and learn the art of bringing out the best by getting into the fathom of it. AmaZIngYOu is one such student initiative with an objective to encourage & showcase the talent of budding photographers in the campus. The photographers’ team - ‘photogs’ as they are known at SDMIMD has Himanshu Singh Gurjar, Akshay Prasad, Omkar Rajyaguru, Debajyoti Chakaraborty, Tejus Sangameshwara, Ashwin S. Prasad, Jigar Shah, Barkha Agarawal, ShrutiKolagad, Aditya Jiddu, Vishnu A.A. as photographers; Ankur Sahni and Jigar Shah coordinating the activities. This project was pioneered by Mr. Himanshu Singh Gurjar, after he got inspired by the well renowned photograph of an Afghan Girl clicked by Steve McCurry. This inspiration proved to be a stepping stone of the budding photographers coming together with a motive of clicking and bringing out the best photograph of people which can be cherished by them forever in their lives. AmaZIngYOu in this initiative have covered many Mysore tourist attraction – Chamundi Hill, Mysore Palace, Golf Club, Lalitha Mahal, etc. as locations, with the PGDM 2012-14 batch as the conceptual models to suit the location. Photogs presented the work on February 15, 2014 at the Campus through a People Photography Exhibition. This received an overwhelming response from student community, Faculty, Family and Press.

Cinematics 2014 – Photography Competition

“A picture is worth a thousand words” – the photo journey through India was presented in Cinematics 2014 photography competition held during February 7 & 8, 2014. This year the theme 'A journey through India - Rail, Road and River' attracted 100+ entries from all over India. The special introduction to this year Cinematics is the use of Social Media for publicity and evaluation. The entries were made available in the Institute Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/sdmimd) and the likes and the comments are considered for final evaluation using Web Analysis tools. Sixty entries were shortlisted and displayed in an exhibition on the 7th of February. The event was adjudicated by a panel of three judges. The judges were: Mr. Murli, eminent photographer with The Hindu and Deccan Herald; Mr. Babu, reputed photographer from Mysore and Mr. Ravi, a photojournalist from Mysore. The jury both from the Social Media and the panel of Judges declared Mr. Sagar Koshthi as first, Mr. Bharathkumar Hegde the second and third was secured by Mr. Soumyadeep Mukherjee.

Cinematics 2014 – Short Movie Competition

An annual event specially designed for movie lovers “Cinematics 2014 - Short Movie Competition” was conducted was part of ongoing “Naissance 2014” annual management fest. Dr Kiran Thotambailu, a medical doctor by profession and well known Kannada film producer and Mr Harsha Shetty, educated at the Met Film School, London, were the invited Judges for the competition. “The Wheel” a Bengali film directed by Subhadipta Biswas & Arijit Mitra was adjudged the best and won the first position. ‘The Wheel’ centres on a similar auto-rickshaw journey that plays both in the physical and mental landscape of a young college girl. “U Turn” a Kannada film directed by Mr Madan Ramvenkatesh, bagged the second position.  The “U-Turn” is a film on the Ups and Downs of the modern day relationships and the world that surrounds it!  The other movies which were shortlisted were – Lemon Candy, a Musical film directed by Kannan kodoth, “Che”, a Kannada film directed by Shashank Soghal,”Sanjay”, a Kannada film directed by Karthik Nayaka “Mahatma” a Telugu Directed by: Sudheer Kumar “Ekulta Raja” a Marathi Directed by: Junaid Imam “Change for a Change” a Kannada film Directed by: Deepak Hassan S “D Square” a Kannada  Directed by: Madan Ramvenkatesh.