2021

Pathmakers: Artist – Aparna Marar, MPWE 2016

There is no greater truth that when we follow our heart, we cease to have regrets. There might be room for uncertainties but faith and content is in abundance. That is the magic. Aparna Marar did exactly that. A brilliant mind with soul of an artist. She has combined this to make a...

Change Makers: ECOSTP Tech – Tharun Kumar, AMP 2007

Tharun has twenty+ years of experience in the field of IT and Sustainability. Deep expertise in sustainable solutions in sewage treatment. He held a rich mix of experience in technical and well as business leadership positions in the past. Prior to starting ECOSTP he was program managing the IT security...

Covid-19 spurs national plans to give citizens digital identities

– Prof S Rajagopalan, PGP 1979International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore Conceived as a digital public good as part of IIIT Bangalore’s efforts in promoting open source applications for societal development, MOSIP’s potential impact could not be more relevant or apparent.  MOSIP, an open-source platform developed in India, will be...

Snippets

Second IIMpressions are best! Alumni of IIM Bangalore’s Post Graduate Programme in Management, Anil Yerra, who was formerly with Wipro, and Vivek Srinivasan, Founder, Gradior Consulting, presented the alumni book, ’Second IIMpressions’, which has contributions from students of the PGP batch of 1996-98 to the IIMB Director, Professor Rishikesha T...

In News -IIM Bangalore

IIMB’s Prof. Prateek Raj awarded grant for ICSSR-ESRC-UKRI call for collaborative research on UK-India Trade Prof. Prateek Raj, IIMB Young Faculty Research Chair and faculty of the Strategy area, has been awarded a grant for an ICSSR-ESRC-UKRI call for collaborative research on: ‘The future of UK-Indian trade and cross-border investment...

Book Releases

Phnom Penh Water Story: Remarkable Transformation of an Urban Water Utility Abstract This book analyses how a water utility from a developing country, Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority, that was totally dysfunctional, corruption-ridden and literally bankrupt in 1993, became one of the most successful water utilities of the developing world...

Student’s Corner

The student corner is an exclusive section of LSquare which brings to you the literary creation, pen-craft, creative content contributed by students. Solitude What does it mean to be brimming with happiness, your heart dripping with surreal emotions, your mind going through a trance witnessing all the soul-fulfilling memories that...

Challenges for India’s B-schools in attaining global leadership

– Prof Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director IIMB IIM-B’s FT rankings suggest that it is already globally competitive. However, some challenges remain in attaining global leadership. While the institute has a few foreign (non-Indian) faculty, it has constraints in offering compensation that is attractive compared to its global peers. In a...

The Pandemic’s Blow to School Children

– Prof Suresh Bhagavatula, Entrepreneurship Though Covid has severely impacted education, a recent study shows that many creative solutions have also emerged I miss the physical experience of being in school, meeting my friends and learning together. I will never trouble my parents from going to school ever again”, said...

Spotlight 2020: Emerging Marketing Trends

– Prof G Shainesh, Marketing While many harnessed digital technologies to cope with these disruptions, Covid accelerated the adoption of digital by consumers as well as businesses and governments… The disruptions caused by Covid continue to affect every aspect of our lives as we obsess over infection rates, social distancing, masks, quarantine,...

NSRCEL Startup: BLINK RESEARCH AND SERVICES PVT LTD

About the Startup  Blink Research and Services Pvt Ltd (BRS) is an organization working for such children. The vision of the organization is to empower families and communities to enhance the learning curve of children with specific learning difficulties (SLD) through multi-sensorial learning and assistive technology.  BRS focuses on raising awareness on SLD,...

NSRCEL Startup: YouAndMe Theatre

About the startup:  YouAndMe Theatre is a performing art company based in Bangalore. The company works in 3 major areas.   – Applied Theatre  – Children’s Theatre  – Set up and management of a Black Box Theatre in a prime area of South Bangalore.   The mission of YouAndMe Theatre is to make theatre relevant and...