Prof. Neelu Rohmetra, Director IIM Sirmaur received the 'First Ladies Award' on January 20th, 2018. The felicitation event was held at Rashtrapati Bhawan, wherein she joined over interaction with 100 other exceptional women achievers in the Country in varied areas.
Mr. Kaushal Kishore (Advisor, TRAI, Govt. of India), who was the guest of honour on the occasion spoke about the three pillars of success viz. perseverance, curiosity and determination. He mentioned that giving back to society is what matters the most.
Guest lecture (centred on Future of Banking) at IIM Sirmaur
In his first guest lecture (centred on Future of Banking) at IIM Sirmaur, Mr. Rajiv Vaid shed light on how the advent of new banking technologies such as Block Chain is gradually eliminating the need for banks altogether. He also touched upon the emerging trends and key focus areas in banking, both from the perspective of consumers as well as banks.
Guest Lecture (Transformation To New Leadership Roles)
In the third guest lecture of the Colloquium series centered on the theme “Transformation to new leadership roles”, Mr. Krishnan Venkiteswaran, Head HR, Control Print Limited, shed light on various leadership styles and the relevance of each in today’s day and age.
IIM Sirmaur hosted Mr. Santosh Wakhloo, Vice President, JK Paper Ltd., who delivered a guest lecture on ‘Leadership’ to the students of PGP04 batch. Mr. Wakhloo talked about the role of a leader in thinking big, planning big and creating differentiation.
Guest Lectures ''Social Business as a transformational approach''
Indian Institute of Management, Sirmaur feels proud to have hosted Mr. Fons van der Velden, Founder - Context, International Cooperation, to deliver a lecture on “Social Business as a transformational approach” to the students of PGP04 batch.
IIM Sirmaur feels privileged to host Mr. Sunil Kanojia, Director, Tirupati Medicare Ltd. India, for interacting with the students on the topic “Campus to Corporate transformation” under the guest lecture series, Colloquium.
“Why is changing the only constant in the world? Who was the first person who led the change in Human Life?”, Mr. Dharm Rakshit, Head HR, Hero Motocorp Ltd., asked the students, in the latest guest lecture of the Colloquium Series centred on the theme, “Leading change”.
IIM Sirmaur currently operates from its temporary campus at the Himachal Institute of Technology, Paonta Sahib in the Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh. Paonta Sahib is among the major industrial towns of Himachal Pradesh. The town is an important religious place for the Sikhs, and it attracts pilgrims from around the world. The campus is situated in a lush green region of the lower Himalayas. A five-minute walk from the campus will take one to the highly-venerated river Yamuna, as it gently meanders through the valley.
The campus is equipped with modern facilities and latest technology to provide an excellent learning environment for the students. The institute has state-of-the art classrooms equipped with overhead projectors and modern furniture, fully equipped conference rooms with video-conferencing facility, a 24x7 library and a computer lab with latest configuration machines as well as access to various software and databases.
IIM Sirmaur believes in holistic development of its students and provides excellent facilities for sports such as volleyball, cricket, lawn tennis, football, table tennis and badminton. Cycles are provided to the students for a quick ride to classrooms or for a leisurely tour of the whole campus. The students also have access an in-campus gym.