Intaglio 2018, the Annual Business Summit of IIM Calcutta, will be held from 14th to 16th December 2018. It will feature 25 events in different verticals of Marketing, Finance, Strategy, Operations, etc. with a total prize money of INR 10 Lakhs. The last date for students to register for these events is 9th November 2018.
Prof. Sitangshu Kumar Chakraborty (born 20 January 1941) passed away in Kolkata on 13 September 2018 after a brief illness. He had a long association with IIM Calcutta for thirty two years where he served first as a faculty member in the Finance and Control Group and subsequently as the founder-convener of Management Centre for Human Values (MCHV) till his superannuation in 2003. After his superannuation, he was also instrumental in setting up Rabindranath Tagore Centre for Human Values at Kolkata under the aegis of Ambuja Neotia Group.
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IIM Calcutta celebrated the “4th International Day of Yoga” on June 21, 2018 at IIM Calcutta campus at Joka as per the directives of MHRD, Department of Higher Education, Government of India. The inaugural speech was delivered by Professor Bharatendu Nath Srivastava, Director in-Charge, followed by Prayer by Participants and Session on Yoga by Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari (Kolkata Centre). The session was ended with “Vote of thanks” by the Chief Administrative Officer, Mr. Alok Chandra
IIM Calcutta’s Professor of Finance and Control Dr. Rama Seth and her doctoral student Varun Jindal have bagged the Emerald India Best Paper Award at the recently concluded Fifth Pan IIM World Management Conference (WMC) for their jointly authored paper. The award carries a trophy and a certificate in addition to a monetary component. The award-winning paper, which is titled "A New Order of Financing Investments: Evidence from Acquisitions by India's Listed Firms," is a part of the doctoral dissertation work carried out by Varun.