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Hi Life Lecture Series @ SMS, Varanasi: Mr. S. Y. Siddiqui, Chief Operating Officer, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, delivered a lecture on the topic “Corporate Warfield”

Me Vs Me is a Corporate Success Mantra – S. Y. Siddiqui
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On Monday, December 24, 2012, School of Management Sciences (SMS), Varanasi organized Hi-Life Lecture Series where Mr. S. Y. Siddiqui, Chief Operating Officer, Maruti Suzuki India Limited delivered lecture on the topic ” The Corporate Warfield”. Addressing students and faculty members Mr. S. Y. Siddiqui urged them to follow “ME Vs ME” principle to sustain and prosper in life.
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While explaining the rapid shift in the world’s economic balance of power in favor of India and China Mr Siddiqui called upon the audience to tighten their belts and be prepared to exploit the opportunities and face the challenges likely to be posed by the Volatile Global business environment.
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Citing example of famous cricketer and former Indian captain Rahul Dravid, Mr Siddiqui emphasized on setting one’s own benchmark and comparing with one’s own-self to achieve the career goals.
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Mr. S. Y. Siddiqui, who made his maiden visit to SMS, Varanasi also elaborated the eventuality of global business and different HR practices. Sharing his views Mr. Siddiqui stated that India is the youngest democracy in the world. Its median age lies around 24.6 years which is next to South Africa. This results in a large pool of talent and productive population which makes it an important destination for Industrial and Global economic growth. Even the most productive country in the world do not have this opportunity as they would be missing the productive age pool.
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Drawing from his rich experience of more than 3 decades working as an HR expert in reputed Multinational and multi culture organizations, he compared the present day business scene with that of the 70s. He said people have become more important than anything else in the industry; even more important than technology and customers. As things can only be done by the people through their innovation and creativity. Giving examples of Japanese, he explained the importance of agility in making plan and successfully executing them for achieving the goals of growth and development. He also suggested not to copy the US culture of putting too much focus on strategy.
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Earlier, Dr. Sanjay Saxena, Associate Professor, SMS welcomed the guest and briefly discussed achievements of SMS in front of notable corporate personality. At the end, Mr. Sandeep Singh, Associate Professor, SMS proposed Vote of Thanks and solicited his benign presence in the International Conference going to be organised in the Institute in February, 2013. The program was coordinated by Dr. Meenakshi Singh, Senior Lecturer , SMS, Varanasi.

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18th Foundation Day-ADHARSHILA-2012 @SMS, Varanasi


Renowned business school in the region School of Management Sciences (SMS), Varanasi completed its 17 years of existence on November 10, 2012. The Institution celebrated its 18th Foundation Day “Adharshila” amidst joyous fervor. Like every year, a traditional ‘puja’ was performed at the Campus in the early morning hours .

Event started with lighting of the lamp by Director, Prof. P. N. Jha; Executive Secretary, Dr. M. P. Singh; Registrar, Mr. Sanjay Gupta along with Associate Professor, Mr. Sandeep Singh; Associate Professor Dr. Sanjay Saxena along with senior faculty and staff members followed by Welcome address by Director.

With Saraswati Vandana cultural events started off followed by different cultural events including Solo Song, Group Song, Solo Dance, Group Dance with different flavors including western style and traditional style. Moreover Business Quiz and Antyakshari took place in the next round of the event.

An event of fashion show has also been organized by students of SMS Varanasi.

On this auspicious occasion of ADHARSHILA-2012 Prof.P.N. jha Director, SMS Varanasi inaugurated a new section of SMS website:SMS-BLOG (http://www.blog.smsvaranasi.com). This new blog will provide a platform to the faculty members, staff, students and alumni of SMS,Varanasi for sharing their views and discussing issues effecting professional and social development.

In the day long events comprising Business Quiz, Mock Parliament, Solo Song, Solo Dance, Antyakshari and fashion show entertained the students and guests.

“We have been given opportunity to organize this Foundation Day Celebration of our institute. It was a priceless learning experience. This made us to deliver best of our co-curricular and managerial skills both at the same time – said Vijaya, PGDM-IB Student, at the evening of the Foundation Day.”

“I had prepared a special video related to our Institute, SMS Varanasi, showcasing its journey since 1995. I am grateful to Management and Faculty of institute for giving me platform to showcase my IT skills- said Himanshu, MCA student.”

Also on this auspicious occasion following Staff members of SMS, Varanasi were felicitated by the Management for completing ten years of dedicated service to the institute.
1.Shri Dharmendra Kumar Singh
2.Shri K.P. Sharma
3.Shri Debpriyo Banerjee
4.Shri Vishnu Chandra Pandey
5.Shri Jagdish Srivastava
6.Shri Pradeep Jasiwal

Program ended with vote of thanks by Mr. Sandeep Singh, to all the stakeholders, guests and students.

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Corporate Lecture Series 2012: Mr. Dinkar Singh, Regional Customs Clearance Manager (North and North East) “DHL Express (India) Pvt. Ltd” @ SMS, Varanasi


On Thursday, October 10, 2012, PGDM III Semester students of SMS, Varanasi got a chance to interact with Mr. Dinkar Singh, Regional Customs Clearance Manager (North and North East) “DHL Express (India) Pvt. Ltd”.
Mr. Singh started off the session with elaborate description of working of Express Logistics companies in general and DHL Express in particular.

Next he discussed about the career prospects for the MBA’s in different functions of Express Logistics companies and also gave the students a deep insight into the skill set required to build a career in express logistics industry.

Apart from answering the questions of students related to the different aspects of express logistics, international business, supply chain management, Mr. Singh also gave practical tips to students as to how they can acquire the required skill set needed for building a successful career in Express Logistics industry.

Earlier Mr. Amitabh Pandey, Reader and Member T&P Cell welcomed the guest, vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Sanjay Saxena, Chairperson, Training and Placement Cell.
Mr. D.K. Tripathi, DGM Corporate Relations, Mr. S.K. Tripathi , Sr. Manager Corporate Relations ,Dr. Shardul Chaubey, Reader, SMS, Varanasi and Mr. Devashish Mukherjee ,Office Executive T&P Cell, were also present on the occasion.

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SMS Varanasi student Nirmalya Sen grabbed the First Prize @ PRASTUTI 2012:Summer Training Project Presentation

Heartiest congratulations to Mr. Nirmalya Sen PGDM III Semester student of SMS, Varanasi for winning the FIRST PRIZE at SMS PRASTUTI 2012 -the Summer Training Project Presentation competition held on October 06, 2012 at SMS Lucknow Campus.

Among the 40 contestants from 12 B-Schools Mr. Nirmalya Sen (SMS, Varanasi) stood first and won the cash prize of Rs. 10,000 along with the trophy .
Ms Isha Arora of LBSIMT, Bareilly and Mr. Abhishek Kapoor of Shree Sharda Institute of Management and Technology, Lucknow respectively got second and third position and won the cash prizes of Rs. 5000 and Rs. 2500 . Similarly, Ms Neha Singh and Mr. Ayush Tandon of AMITY Business School, Lucknow got consolation prizes of Rs 1500 each.

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