DISHANA 2010, THE National MANAGEMENT Meet , organized by KAU Agri-business MBA students in collaboration with Trichur Management Association(TMA) on 19th and 20th March  2010 at the University Central Auditorium was a grand success on all counts. The meet, jointly inaugurated by Sri. V.P. Iswardas Managing Director, Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd., and  Sri.K.R.Viswambharan, Vice- Chancellor, Kerala Agrikultural University was attended by more than 400 delegates representing students and faculty of B-Schools and industry and commerce within and outside Kerala. Competitions in Business Quiz, Business Plan, Paper Presentation and Financial Game, Interaction with industry Captains and seminars were the main attractions of the meet.

The core business of day one was the seminar on “Managerial Excellence: The way India Leads”. The key-note address was delivered by Prof.J.Philip, president,Xavier institute of management and Entrepreneuship, Bangalore. Sri .Alex P. George, Managing Director, Alco Industries, Thrissur, Presided over the seminar. In the Industry- Student Interface Sri.V.P. Nandakumar, Chairman, Manappuram Group of Companies, Thrissur, Sri.Boban Kollannur, Ex-Chairman, Foster Group of Companies, Thrissur and Sri.Paul Thomas, Managing Director, ESAF Microfinance and Investments (P) Ltd. Shared their entrepreneurial saga with the future managers. Dr.N. Rajan Nair, Professer (Rwrd.), KAU chaired the session.

Day Two of the Meet commenced with the Seminar on “Agribusiness: The Vehicle for Inclusive Growth” with Sri. Pankaj Kapoor, Managing Director, Harrisons Malayalam Ltd., in chair. The key-note address was delivered by Prof. Saji Gopinath, Director, T.A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal. Sri. V.G. Sankaranarayanan, Director (Technical), Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd. (FACT), Cochin and  Dr.C. Sekhar, Professor & Head, Market-Led Extension, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University were the other invited speakers of the seminar.

  Dr.T.M.Thomas Isaac, the Honourable Minister of Finance, Government of Kerala was the Chief Guest of the valedictory ceremony held on 20th March.

 DISHANA 2010 succeeded in offering real life experience to our MBA Students to manage a Management Meet from conception to delivery. It created a platform for the budding managers to interact with a galaxy of industry captains, top order academicians and veteran entrepreneurs and to internalize their experience and thought process, DISHANA 2010 Presented the green horn managers with umpteen opportunities to manifest their ingenuity, creativity and analytical prowess.



  The Best Management Student award for 2010, Instituted by Trichur Management Association,was won by KAUMBA. We bagged the Best Team award in the State level Business Plan Contest organized by the ED Cell of Kerala University in 2009.  

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With in a short span of time, Brand KAUMBA has created a niche for itself in the business world. This has culminated in the best of the companies offering challenging profiles to our students through campus recruitment. The esteemed recruiters have endorsed the quality of our students.