ISBR Business School welcomed its first batch of PhD students on 28th August 2016 at Electronic City, Bangalore Campus.
The function was presided over by renowned personalities from the corporate and industrial sectors along with dignitaries from the management and staff. Mr.S.N Rangaprasad, Director-MSME-Development Institute, was the Chief Guest for the day. The stage was graced with the presence of delegates like Mr.Pallab Bandhopadhyay, a leadership architect, Mr.Karthik Ananth, co-founder- Zinnov & Director-Sukino Healthcare Solutions, Dr.Rajaram Kota,Managing Director-Cyient and Dr.Solomon Suresh, Vice-President-Genpact.
The function started by invoking the blessings of Lord Almighty. As there were some of the best brains present from the industry and of course the research scholars, the aura of the auditorium was beaming and radiant already.
In his welcome address, Dr. Anandaram gave a brief introduction about the concept of research under PhD program and its importance in the modern times.
The Research faculty were welcomed which included Dr.D Narasimha Murthy, with an experience of over 23 years, Dr.Manasa Nagabhushanam, a researcher for the last 10 years, Dr.Ratna Sinha with 16 years of experience, Dr.Noor Firdoos Jahan, with 16 years of experience, Dr. R Soundararajan, with over 39 years of industrial experience and over 5 years of academic experience, Dr.Karpagam T., experienced in supply chain management, Dr.Sudhakar GP, with 22 years of experience, Dr.TK Vijaykumar, Dr.VB Padmanabhan, Dr.R Vijaylakshmi and Dr.Sarabjeet.
After the felicitation of the faculty, all the research scholars were asked to introduce themselves. Dr.S.N Rangaprasad inaugurated the PhD batch 2106 and gave the inaugural address.Dr.Pallab Bandhopadhyay and rest of the dignitaries released the Researchers Handbook & Academic Planner and addressed the audience. After that a series of addresses followed from the rest of the guests. Later Mr.Manish Kothari, Managing Drector – ISBR, made the presidential address.
At the end, Dr. Venkat Prasad proposed the vote of thanks.