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Brief about Event:

From saving for a comic book to planning for retirement, effective money management is important for financial wellbeing. Indira Global Business School partnered with National Stock Exchange and conducted a Securities Market & Investor Awareness Programfor the students on 9th January, 2018. Students were exposed to capital market, debt and equity instruments and the penetration of the same in the economy. The session aimed at empowering them to become responsible, knowledgeable and intelligent investors.

Learning Outcome:

The interactive financial literacy sessions conducted by Mr. Sudhakar Kulkarni, helped students understand the benefits of investing in the capital markets and how to go about making wise investment decisions. Also the session made students believe ‘the power of compounding’, if they start investing early. Today’s financial services market offers a vast range of products and services for investors. This session equipped the students with the information, knowledge, and skills to evaluate the options and identify those that best suit their needs and circumstances.



It is popularly said as “SMILE HAS NO LANGUAGE”. Indira Group of Institutes has always believed that corporate conscience is about giving back to the communities that keep your business afloat, maybe even ones beyond your reach. On the same lines Indira Global Business School has always promoted the values of cultivating social responsiveness amongst its students and staff members. IGBS Family including the First Year and Second year MBA Students along with the Staff members volunteered for taking this idea of Spreading Smiles forward. The activity was carried out by students and staff members on individual and group basis. Some Students even made their peers and family members a part of this wonderful initiative.

“We enjoyed our time with them. But one thing we learned there is that even with disabilities these children are happy and are willing to do something great in their lives. And they motivated us by showing a lot of energy and enthusiasm” quoted Mr. Shrikant Shinde, First Year MBA Student who visited Karunanjali, Talegaon-A home for Differently abled Children. “I experienced a life changing moment when I interacted with the children of CSW’s [Commercial Sex Workers]. These children are so talented and have an urge to learn and get educated.” Replied, Mr. Sameer Solunke who visited the NGO, “Swadhar”-a 24 hour shelter and education centre for the children of CSW’s and was a part of their initiative called “MOHOR”.

          The initiatives and activities conducted under this endeavour were popularised by the students under #SPREADINGSMILES #IGBS #PROUDTOBEANINDIRAITE through social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. The students and staff of Indira Global Business School, Pune really proved that a smile can be the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.




Induction Ceremony 2017

Indira Global Business School [IGBS] and Indira College of Engineering and Management [ICEM held an induction ceremony on August, 9, 2017 to welcome new students of MBA 2017-2019 Batch.

The event was graced by Chief Guest, Mr. Rajiv Mitra, Managing Director, Govind Milk & Milk Products, Chairperson [IGI], Dr. Tarita Shankar, Group Director [IGI], Prof. Chetan Wakalkar, Executive Director-Corporate Relations, Ms. Madhuri Sathe, Principal-ICEM, Dr. Sunil Admuthe and by Director-IGBS, Dr. Virendra Tatake.

The Chief Guest shared his thoughts on Level 5 Leadership Model. Also, he sensitized the students towards the ever changing business scenario and market expectations from MBA graduates. Dr. Tarita Shankar addressed the gathering and delivered a motivational speech on “Caring” and “Humanity” as the best virtues of mankind. Prof. Chetan Wakalkar shared his views on Industry 4.0 and gave an eye-opener on automation, data exchange, cyber-physical systems, Internet of things, cloud computing and cognitive computing.

Special recognitions went to the Academic Toppers of Junior and Senior MBA Batches as well as to the students who bagged the Top Placements for the Batch 2015-2017. The ceremony was a grand success.


23rd Foundation Day

Indira Group of Institutes [IGI], Pune celebrated its 23rd Foundation Day on September 4th, 2017.

The event was completely organized by students of Indira College of Architecture and Design [ICAD], Indira Global Business School [IGBS] and Indira College of Engineering and Management [ICEM].

The Chairperson of IGI, Dr. Tarita Shankar, Group Director, Prof. Chetan Wakalkar, Trustees of Shree Chanakya Education Society, Directors and Principals of all Indira Institutes honoured the function with their presence.

The celebration started with the “Ganesh Vandana” presented by students of IGBS followed by instrumental performances by students of ICEM. Towards the end all the participants gathered together for a Flash Mob performance. The programme concluded by vote of thanks given by Principal of ICAD, Prof. Swapnil Sheth. The energy and passion of the students was visible in the performances that they put up. Every corner of the Manomay Campus vibrated with enthusiasm.


10th Indira Engineering and Architecture Excellence Awards 2017

Indira Group of Institutes  celebrated a huge milestone of its completion of 10 Glorious Years of Indira Engineering & Architecture  Awards  by organizing the “10th Indira Engineering and Architecture Excellence Awards 2017” on Wednesday, 18th January, 2017. The event was graced by Lt. Gen. A K Singh, (Retd.), PVSM, AVSM, SM,VSM ,Ex GOC in C, Southern Command and Ex- Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Puducherry . The culmination of this event witnessed a live concert by India’s Superstar Rapper BADSHAH.


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IGBS Campus was filled with great zeal, excitement and frolicsome atmosphere on 20th of January 2016 as the students celebrated their Annual Sports Extravaganza –“SPRINT. Almost all students from MBA first and second year participated in the day long events.

This year SPRINT witnessed the enthralling performances and hard work put-up by all the students in sports like Cricket, Badminton, Table Tennis, Carom, Chess and Volleyball.

SRINT emphasized the value and importance of Sports in our life.  Ultimately it can be said that, “Winners win, winners lose, but winners play”.

Mr. Avishek Misha, student of First year MBA and Captain of Cricket winning team, quoted that, “It was a memorable day for me. Such Sports activities helps improve both physical and mental strength. Our body remains fit and healthy.”


Demonetisation – What’s Next?

IGBS students, faculty and staff participated in an interactive session  “Demonetisation – What’s Next?”

The speaker was Mr. Sudhakar Kulkarni , Ex-banker and expert in banking and finance sector. He elaborated the needs and effects of demonetisation in Indian economy.