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IIMB Celebrates 75 Years Of Independence

IIM Bangalore has been hosting several programs and activities to mark ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ – 75 years of Independence

“The last twenty years we have been working with Persons with Disabilities, and we see that innovation has made a real difference in their lives. Moreover, a collective effort is a facilitator, whether it is their families, an NGO, a village head and the like, a complete system works in making them self-reliant. Hence, there is a demand to learn how to empower them and innovation on employability can create magic. Once you can enable a person, sky is the limit,” said Shanti Raghavan, Founder, EnAble India, during a discussion on, ‘India can Lead the World in Support for Persons with Disability’, at IIMB.

IIM Bangalore has been hosting several programs and activities to mark ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ – 75 years of Independence. The Institute hosted discussions on the theme, ‘India: Pioneering Past and Bright Future’, on August 15, where Shanti Raghavan was one of the speakers. The talks were moderated by Prof Sourav Mukherji, Dean of Alumni Relations & Development and faculty in the OBHRM area.

Understanding the Indian knowledge system

A talk on ‘Indian Knowledge System’ was delivered by Prof B Mahadevan of the Production and Operations Management area and lead author of the book, ‘Introduction to Indian Knowledge Systems: Concepts and Applications’, released earlier this year.

Explaining the context and relevance of his book, which he said deals with the ‘what, why and how of IKS’, Prof Mahadevan also explained why Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS) is important for us.

Indian agriculture: addressing yield gaps

Prof Gopal Naik, Jal Jeevan Mission Chair in Utility Development & Water Economics and faculty in the Economics and Social Sciences area, spoke on ‘Developments in Indian Agriculture’.



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