Mr Shankar Sreekumar IRS, Assistant Commissioner, CGST was the Chief Guest for the day, while the event was presided by Rev. Fr. Dionysius Vas SJ, Rector, St Aloysius Institutions.
The Chief Guest, Mr Shankar Sreekumar IRS in his address spoke about the challenges of a VUCA world and how to tackle them by having a Vision, Understanding, Courage and Adaptability. He also emphasized on the strengths that the Young India has i.e. the demographic dividend, India being the 3rd largest country in the world in terms of start-up s and our strong purchasing power parity. Being an Assistant Commissioner of CGST, Mangalore North Division, he also threw some light on how the rollout of GST has impacted the entire nation.
The president of the function, Rev. Fr. Dionysius Vas SJ has a vision to tame the VUCA world and its complexities using the tools of critical thinking and compassionate gazing.
Twenty five colleges took part in the 2 day fest. The VALEDICTORY of INSIGNIA-2017 was held on 9th Nov. at 6 p.m. Mr Ashok Kumar Dash, Regional Head, UBI was the Chief Guest and Fr Denzil Lobo SJ, presided over the function. Fr Denzil Lobo SJ, in his presidential remarks, spoke of the need to do “self learning” to face the challenges of VUCA world which is going to bring in a lot of changes in the coming decade.
Christ University, Bangalore were the overall Champions and St Joseph’s Institute of Management (SJIM), Bangalore were the Runners Up.