|1||National Conference||April 19-20, 2019||Rural Economic Challenges- Role of Union Budget|
Two days National Conference on ‘Rural Economic Challenges- Role of Union Budget’ commenced at IMS Unison University on 19 & 20 April 2019 was organized by school of Management. Assistant Director General ICAR (Retd) Dr Kusumakar Sharma was the Chief Guest on the occasion. A total of 52 papers received from twenty one universities, corporate and civil servants across India presented their papers. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest Dr Kusumakar Sharma said, “Social policies should not be at the cost of economic policies. It does not pay to be a farmer in India. All factors are moving against favourable conditions. Soil quality is depleting and alternate factors are becoming more attractive. Agricultural development in India has been lopsided. We have ignored lot of crops for selected crops. We have to adopt move up and move out strategy in order to be more effective in our approach towards agriculture.”
The National Conference concluded with the valedictory session on April 20th with distribution of certificates of merit and best paper award by the Pro Vice Chancellor of IMS Unison University, Dr. Ravikesh Srivastava. The best paper award was given to Dr .Rajlakshmi Datta and Dr.Bharti Jaiswal.
|1||National Interdisciplinary Conference||March 8, 2019||Challenging the Status Quo: Gendered Empowerment and Change.|
School of Hospitality Management and School of Liberal Arts celebrated International Women's Day, 2019 by jointly hosting a highly successful one day National Interdisciplinary Conference “Challenging the Status Quo: Gendered Empowerment and Change." The event brought together academics industry professionals, researchers and students from diverse disciplines and fields across the curriculum in a series of well attended sessions on Gender and the Professions, Gender and Culture, and Empowerment.
The inaugural keynote addresses were given by Prof. Amita Kapoor of Delhi University and Major(Retd.) Geeta Gawali of Ananda in the Himalayas. The keynote speaker were ably supported in an energized panel discussion by Dr. Juhi Garg of UPES, Ms. Anvita Kishore of Antara Senior Living and rising young researcher Ms. Damini Pant.
The valedictory address was delivered by the Chief Guest by Ms. Nivedita Kukreti, IPS, SSP Dehradun who urged the young audience become aware not only of their rights but also their responsibility for building a gender-balanced society in the future.