6th international conference of prestige institute of management on “Creative and Innovative Excellence for World in Motion” was oraganised in the institute from 10th to 12th January 2015. The conference secretary was Dr.Richa Banerjee and co –cordinators were Dr.Amitabha Maheshwari and prof. Sneha Rajput.
The inaugural of the conference was on 10th of January 2015 in which eminent guests were there. Dr.S.S.Mantha (former chairman Aicte) was chief guest Dr.Sangeeta Shukla (V C Jiwaji University) was president of the occasion, Dr.Naresh K.Malhotra (regents professor, from Atlanta), Dr.Ravi Shankar( professor IIT delhi), Dr.K.B.Thakur, Dr.Vijay Saini ( professor from Auckland) Dr.Rattan Sharma(principal director, VIBS, Delhi school of business) were the other guest.
Conference secretary gave the introduction of the conference and details of the three days programme. It was followed by welcome address by Dr. S. S. Bhakar Conference Chairman and Director PIMG and Dr. Davish Jain, Conference Patron respectively.
Chief guest along with all the dignitaries on the dias unveiled the Book published on the papers submitted in the conference, Brochure of seventh International Conference, brochure of national IT seminar, Brochure of Case writing workshop and brochure of Research Methodology Workshop. On this occasion Prof. Ravi Shankar from Department of Management IIT Dehli, was conferred with Management excellence Award. The guests also felicitated faculty members Dr. Ashish Mehra,DR Gaurav Jaiswal and Dr.Rahul Pratap singh Kaurav on completion of their PhD Degrees in year 2014. Prof. Sneha Rajput proposed the Vote of Thanks. The students of PIMG presented vibrant culture of India in form of folk dances of various states of India at the time of lunch. The conference brought together experts from various fields-academics and professionals-from different parts of world like USA, UK, Bangladesh, and India. For the first two days there were thirteen technical sessions and on third day a trip to Agra is organized. Apart from the deliberations on different subthemes of Finance, Marketing, Human resource, General management and Information Technology; a “Best Ph.D Thesis competition was also organized during the conference. The conference received an enormous response which can be seen from the number of research paper and thesis received; More than One hundred twenty research papers/articles and Nine thesis were received for the conference. The conference deliberations are published in form of edited book, published by Bharti Publication
We received 130 abstracts in total and 125 full papers, 10 of them being from outside the country for presentation in the conference. These papers were distributed among different sessions. In all there were 10 technical sessions on Marketing, Finance, HR, General Management, IT and a session on best Ph.D thesis competition.
The technical sessions began with the first session on Best PhD Thesis Contest in total we received nine thesis and out of nine, 4 were presented before the panel. After that there were sessions on HR, Marketing, Finance and General Management
The Next day began with three parallel sessions on HR, Finance and Marketing. Followed by half an hour tea break and soon after a session on General Management was there which was followed by lunch and after lunch the Valedictory Session was scheduled.
The Valedictory Session was conducted in the gracious presence of Mr. Rajesh Chandra, zonal head, Godrej consumer products, as Chief Guest, Dr. Sandeep Kulshrestha, Director IITTM, Gwalior as guest of honor and Prof. Umesh Holani, Dean-SoS in commerce, Jiwaji University as guest of honour, Dr.Sunita Chandak as special guest CEO, Bramakumari chapter and Mr.sudhir Rathore Country Manager at Aster DM Healthcare, as special guest The session started with two days conference report by Dr. Richa Banerjee, Conference Secretary after which the feedback on the conference was given by the participants of the conference. Dr. S. S. Bhakar Director Prestige Institute of Management Gwalior gave concluding remarks.
In the end vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Amitabha Maheshwari, Conference Secretary of 7th International Conference of Prestige Institute of Management, Gwalior
On the third day of the conference the participating delegates from different countries and different institutions of India along with the Director and faculty member of Prestige Institute of Management Gwalior went for an excursion tour to Agra. Agra with its glorious past has lot more to offers discerning travelers besides the mystic splendors of the Taj.