Faculty Development Programme – Inaugural Report
6-11th August, 2018
The inaugural function of the week long Faculty Development Program on Research Methodology- “Unraveling the Research Domain”, organized by the Post Graduate Department of Business Administration, St Aloysius College (Autonomous), AIMIT, was held on 6th August 2018. The FDP Program was aimed at Research Scholars, Academicians and Industrialists with a view to enable the participants to define research problems and develop suitable methodology for addressing crucial challenges.
The inaugural function commenced with a soulful invocation of the Almighty led by Rev Fr Denzil Lobo SJ, Director-AIMIT, St Aloysius College (Autonomous), and involved the rendering of melodious bhajans and readings from Tagore’s Gitanjali. This was followed by the lighting of the lamp. Dr. Rowena Wright, Dean (Academics) welcomed the gathering.
The key note address was delivered by the Chief Guest Rev Dr Praveen Martis SJ, Principal St Aloysius College (Autonomous) who highlighted the need for creation of academic enlightenment through Research. He stressed upon the need for desired, passionate engagement to create new knowledge. Rev Dr Praveen Martis SJ also gave the audience the magic mantra of 3 D’s, 3 P’s and 3 E’s- Desire, dream , determination; Passion, patience , perseverance; Engage, evolve, enlighten.
The weeklong FDP programme witnessed the attendance of diverse research scholars from within and outside the state of Karnataka.