Archive for February, 2017

Practical Oriented Workshop on Python held at SMS Varanasi


Two days workshop on Python successfully held at SMS Varanasi on 27-28 February, 2017. Workshop was aimed to capable our students sufficient enough to design and develop their own projects and to change their own ideas into real practical models. Workshop was provided to BCA-VI & MCA-IV Students. Inputs were provided by the trainers of Softpro India Computer Technologies (P) Limited. Details are as follows:

About the Company:

Softpro India Computer Technologies (P) Limited is one of the growing IT companies in consulting and software development, founded in 2004 by Technocrats from IIT Kanpur and IET Lucknow, and a renowned member of UPDESCO. A dynamic new generation software solution as well as networking product development company. Softpro India’s advisory board is a combination of renowned people from academics and corporate on honorary basis like Prof. Onkar Singh Yadav (VC- MMMUT), Prof. D S Yadav (Director- G EC, Banda), Prof G N Pandey (Ex Director- IET, Lucknow), Prof B B Singh (Ex. Principal, MMMEC), Er. Shashi Katiyar (Intel Corporation), Er. Deepak Sharma (Oracle Corporation), Er. Vikram Singh (Microsoft, US).

The company has remarkable establishment in the field of software development with more than 200 clients (Domestic & International), with major clients like Medicounsel (US), Gas Authority of India Limited, Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Sahara India, Commander Works Engineer (CWE) & Garrison Engineers (Ministry of Defense).

“Softpro Learning Center”, the training division of the company was established in 2008 with the clear vision to reduce the Technology Gap prevailing between IT students and IT professionals. Company has come a long way since the start; the company is an ISO 9001: 2000 certified company. Softpro Learning Center has established itself as one of the most promising center for learning across UP and nearby states.

Objective of workshop:

Main objective of this workshop is to make the students conceptually and practically aware about the upcoming technologies prevailing in the market. So in ongoing cutthroat competition it is mandatory for every engineer to understand and become proficient in these upcoming technologies. By the end of this work shop students will become capable enough t o design and develop their own projects and to change their own ideas into real practical models.

Program Overview:
Day – I
Phase – 1 (Duration – 3 H ours)
Introduction of Python.
Market value of Python.
Python, Its features.
Installing Python.
Setting Path.
Keywords and Identifiers
First Python Progra m.
Decision Controls
Loop Controls
Working with Python List

Phase -2 (Duration – 3 Hours)

String manipulation in Python.
Working with Tuples.
Python Dictionary.
Use of function in Python.
Working with Modules.
Object Oriented Programming concepts in Python.

Day – II

Phase -1 (Duration – 3 Hours)

CGI Programming.
CGI Architecture.
Web Server support and configuration.
First CGI Program.
Use of GET and POST methods for passing information.
Use of Cookies.
Database handling in Python (using MySql as backend).
Development of web layout.
Phase – 2 (Duration – 3 H ours)
Development of Discussion Forum Module.
Introduction of DJ ango Framework.

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Campus Placement 2016 – 17 @ SMS Varanasi

Campus Placement 2016 – 17 @ SMS Varanasi

We congratulate the following PGDM & MBA IV Semester students for their campus selection in Bharti Airtel Ltd.

  1. Prince Kumar Singh (PGDM)
  2. Amit Pandey (MBA)
  3. Mayank Dubey (MBA)
  4. Manu Srivastava (MBA)
  5. Vishal Kumar Singh (MBA)

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Campus Placement 2016 – 17 @ SMS Varanasi

Campus Placement 2016 – 17 @ SMS Varanasi

We congratulate the following PGDM & MBA IV Semester students for their campus selection in SBI Life Insurance.

  1. Shristi Sharma (PGDM)
  2. Amit Kumar Mishra (MBA)
  3. Rimsha Khan (MBA)
  4. Ritika Pandey (MBA)

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Campus Placement 2016 – 17 @ SMS Varanasi

Campus Placement 2016 – 17 @ SMS Varanasi

We congratulate the following PGDM & MBA IV Semester students for their campus selection in Varun Beverages Ltd.

  1. Vineet Tripathi (PGDM)
  2. Utsav Jaiswal (PGDM)
  3. Yogratnam Mishra (MBA)
  4. Sudh (MBA)
  5. Reshma Khan (MBA)
  6. Manas Kumar (MBA)

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Two-day lnternational Conference on Spirituality and Skill for Leadership and Sustainable Management @ SMS Varanasi


day1lnaugurating the Two-day lnternational Conference on Spirituality and Skill for Leadership and Sustainable Management organized by the School of Management Sciences (SMS), Varanasi, and supported by California State University (USA), Claflin University (USA), East UP Exporters’ Association (EUPEA) and the Quality Circles Forum of lndia (QCFI) apart from the Varanasi Management Association (VMA), the icon_2017_2Chief Guest Padmshree Dr. J. S. Rajput (Former Director, NCERT) said that the Best management is managing self and hence teaching others to manage their selves. We should talk to ourselves and compete with ourselves day-by-day as to find the development in ourselves. Character building is of utmost importance that will build our country lndia, he added. He also said that management is integrative discipline. Through enormous examples from his life experiences, he tried to explain the virtues of life to the august gathering. Citing the example of japan, he said that the country could rise out of ashes only due to education.

Every child is taught there how to add-on to nation building that has resulted in best outputs of quality in that country. Even we can bring change through ‘spiritual’ education, he opined.

icon_2017_1ln his presidential address, Prof. G. N. Samten, VC, Central University of Tibetan Studies -Sarnath said that spirituality bring the virtues within ourselves through conviction and restrain from negative mental elements that eventually get suLfiued and eradicated. The best management is training of mind, he added, as neuroscienqe has proved managing minds is very important.

Other distinguished Guests also spoke on the occasion. Dr. DS Chauhan (DGM, BIRD NABARD, Lucknow) said that today there is a lot of chaos and disarray in society and values-based management helps us a lot. Prof. Pradyot Kumar Mukhopadhyay (Former Head, Philosophy Department, Jadavpur University) in his address to the audience said that there has been radical change in the concept of business, not only profit but new mantra is having ‘a human face’. He talked about developing civil scientific literacy as a part of the Human Development lndex concept. Dr. Vikram Singh (Pro Chancellor, Noida lnternational University and former DGP-UP) said without spirituality there can be no management.

icon_2017_4Earlier, the Conference Director Prof. P. N. Jha (Director SMS Varanasi) welcomed the visiting dignitaries from lndia and abroad in his formal welcome address. Later the Guests and the Chief Guest were felicitated by the Conference Director and the Executive Secretary SMS Society, Dr. M. P. Singh. On this occasion, the Conference Souvenir was released along with the latest issues of the newsletter ‘SMS News’ and all the four lnternationally indexed journals published by SMS Varanasi – Managemgnt lnsight, Purushartha, Computing Trendz and SMS Journal of Entrepreneurship and lnnovation.

The lnaugural programme was conducted by Dr. (Mrs.) Pallavi Pathak (Asst. Professor SMS) while the Vote-of-thanks and the Conference themes was presented by the Convener Prof. Sandeep Singh.

In first plenary session on day 1st Prof. Rana P. B. Singh, Dept. of Geography, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University who is also Vice-President- ACLA, Asian Cultural Landscape Association discussed about Kashi & it’s Cosmos: Scenario of Sacred – Spiritual Landscape. He explained the scientific positioning of Kashi and its spiritual importance. Two technical sessions took place after first plenary session.




On Day two 2nd Plenary session took place in the noble presence of six speakers from different areas. Mr. Anand Vardhan Sales Consultant & Facilitator, Mumbai explained the utility of Spirituality in sales job. He explained satva, rajas and tamas gunas and their utility in enhancing effectiveness of sales performance. He highlighted the importance of Karma and suggested participants to put their best efforts without being in lust of results. He clarified that results will automatically come in the process of Karma.

Another speaker Swami Varishthananda from Ramakrishna Mission, Varanasi discussed the importance of Self-Management. He suggested four ladders of Self-Management. These are having faith in self, efforts to raise self-consciousness, ensuring balanced lifestyle and cultivate love and unselfishness.

Acharya Raganugananda Avadhoot from Anand Marg Pracharak Sangh focused upon three parts of the human body. These are Physical, psychological and Spiritual. He focused on importance of yoga and its utility in maintaining the balance in human life. During discussion he proved the biological effect of spiritual practices and yoga.



Next speaker Mr. Bosco D’Mello, Chief Executive, Conscious Development, USA emphasized on maintenance of balance between heart and mind. He suggested that a leader should be out of dilemma and expected to take quick decisions. He also said that there are varieties of leadership styles but none applies in all the situations. Therefor leader need to be flexible and should adopt balanced leadership to be successful in long run.

 bhaswati icon 2017Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya, Faculty of Ayurveda, IMS, BHU discussed the importance of Ayurveda in our daily life. She also highlighted the utility of Ayurveda in spiritual upliftment

Ms. H. Lucy Guest, associated with International Chandramauli Charitable Trust,lucy 2017 earlier associated with Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, discussed the importance of Ashtanga Yoga which includes Yam, Niyam, Asan, Pranayam, Pratyahar, Dharna, Dhyan, Samadhi. She suggested to have awareness of breath which will help in controlling thoughts and mind. She said that ultimately all the journeys of success ends in Spirituality which leads to true happiness.

On second day last session was Valedictory Function. Two eminent guests in the session were Rt. Rev. Eugene Joseph, Hon’ble Bishop, Diocese of Varanasi and Prof. Pramod Pathak, Head-Management Science, IIT-ISM. Chief guest Eugene Joseph said that we are living in turmoil and spirituality is only answer of this situation. He emphasized on the role of spirituality in leadership and highlighted the qualities of a leader. Leader should have self-esteem, humility, interpersonal skills, empathy, integrity, attention, focus and inner conviction. These traits lead to self-mastery. He also said that leadership is not a position but process to create unity and wholeness. Guest of Honour, Prof. Pathak stated that crux of spirituality is giving back to society happily what an individual takes from society.  Further he emphasized that duty has to be performed with Nishkam bhav.

In the two day conference more than 260 participants across India participated and above 150 research papers were presented by scholars from different parts of India in eight technical sessions. Dr. Balakrishnan Shankar, Associate Dean, Amrita University; Dr. Purnima Awasthi, Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, BHU; Dr. V. Chandrasekar, Vivekananda College, Chennai; Prof. Alicia Hennig, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen Graduate School, People’s Republic of China; Dr. Ravindra U. Shenoy, Manipal University; Mr. M.R. Das, DGM HR Indian Oil, Kolkata and Dr. Dinesh Kumar, Chief Manager (HRM) Bank of Baroda were session chair in different technical sessions.  Sessions were conducted by faculty members of SMS Varanasi including Dr. Pallavi Pathak, Mr. Shubhagata Roy, Mr. Irfan Ahmed Khan, Dr. Anupam Shukla, Mr. Rohit Mehta and Dr. Medha Srivastava.



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Campus Placement 2016 – 17 @ SMS Varanasi

Campus Placement 2016 – 17 @ SMS Varanasi

We congratulate the following PGDM IV Semester students for their campus selection in Mother Dairy as “Executive Trainee” at a package of 6 lakh per annum.

  1. Sugandha Sharma (PGDM)
  2. Vishwanath Verma (PGDM)

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“Solar Energy Run” , Eco- friendly , Green Campus @ SMS Varanasi



Ranking amongst Top 50 B- Schools in India and creating new dimensions through various innovative practices from time to time, “School of Management Sciences, Varanasi” has once again stood out as different from other institutions by a new step of installing a 200 KWH Solar Panel, which has not only made it self sufficient in Energy , but also has alleviated the bad effects of fossil fuel generated energy on the environment.

With the installation of this Solar Plant, SMS Varanasi has become the first Totally “Solar Energy Run” , Eco- friendly , Green Campus in the entire region.

with this step the institute has progressed further in the direction of fulfilling its social obligations. The Management and specially the Executive Secretary of SMS Varanasi, Dr. M.P. Singh deserve appreciation for their progressive thinking and such commendable step.

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Campus Placement 2016 – 17 @ SMS Varanasi

Campus Placement 2016 – 17 @ SMS Varanasi

We congratulate the following PGDM & MBA IV semester students for their campus selection in Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.

  1. Raghvendra Pratap Singh (PGDM)
  2. Km. Sakshi Srivastava (PGDM)
  3. Kshitize Maurya (MBA)

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