Budget 2012 becomes the focus of IBS Pune alumni meet
Meet sees participation from 120 key attendees
Pune, March 19, 2012. The Alumni Meet of IBS Pune, a leading business school, was held on March 17, 2012 at the Le Meridian Hotel, Pune. The Alumni meet, in its 12th year running, witnessed key participation by a diverse group of alumni from the banking, manufacturing and IT industries, along with leading corporate, government representatives and foreign delegates. In the wake of the 2012 Union budget announcement on March 16, 2012 the discussion focused mainly on the Budget with the panel discussion centred on the theme “Yes! Finance Minister”.
The key speakers at the event were Dr. Ashok Desai, Economist & former Chief Consultant with the Ministry of Finance and Dr. Vijay Kumar Khanna, Associate Professor‐Finance at the National institute of Bank Management. The speakers analysed the key features of the budget and addressed issues like inflation, India’s growth trajectory and tax rules changes. Speaking on increasing the competitiveness of Industries in India in light of the budget, Dr Desai said, “More industries would increase their production and operations in India, increasing Indian competitiveness”. “Increase in excise duties will lead to inflation. On the whole the objectives of the budget seem to be achievable” added Dr. Khanna.
The address by the speakers was followed by a one hour long question-and-answer session which revolved around the budget analysis.
Alumni are the best brand ambassadors for any educational institution. Speaking on the occasion, the Director of IBS, Pune, Dr Dhananjay Keskar said, “IBS has been fortunate enough to have some of the most effective brand ambassadors.” IBS alumni are pursuing rewarding careers in over 900 blue-chip companies in India and abroad. Their success in the corporate arena is an eloquent testimony to their skills, abilities and hard work, as well as to the quality and rigour of business education at IBS.
IBS has a unique and innovative approach towards business education, that focuses on providing the right knowledge, imparting the right skills for enduring success in management careers, and shaping the right attitudes. IBS Pune campus assists students with their placement queries and helps them get a strong foothold in the corporate sector.
Since its inception in 1995, IBS has been one of the leading B-Schools in the country, providing excellent academic delivery and infrastructure to its students. The institute offers two-year, full-time Management Programs to prepare the students and equip them for successful corporate careers with a case-based learning model.
IBS campuses are located at Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune.
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