Three Days Workshop on “Awareness on Indian Financial Portfolios” from 26th – 28thDecember, 2013 Organized by Department of Management Studies, Erode Sengunthar Engineering College, Thudupathi.
The Department of Management Studies of Erode Sengunthar Engineering College has conducted Indian Council Social Science Research (ICSSR) Sponsored Three Days Workshop on “Awareness on Indian Financial Portfolios” in the college premises from 26.12.2013(Thursday) to 28.12.2013 (Saturday).
Mr.B.Sridhar, Chief Manager, Karur Vysya Bank ,Karur inaugurated the workshop on 26.12.2013 at 9.10 am and deliverd a special address on the topic “Banking and loan products”. In his address he explained the various loan facilities available in the bank to become entrepreneur. Mr.G.Sathishkumar Manager Karur Vysya Bank, perundurai said that everyone in a concern should involve in marketing to withstand in the present competition. Thiru.S.Sivananthan, Secretary presided over the function, Er.R.Mohanraj, Correspondent and Dr. A. T. Ravichandran, Principal felicitated the gathering.
In first session, Mr.B.Sridhar, Chief Manager, Karur Vysya Bank ,Karur has imparted the overview of banking, banking reforms in India, Banking ombudsman, deposits, credits, loans, foreign exchanges services, monetary issues, technology implications in banking sectors, etc.
Dr.D.Muruganadam, Associate Professor, Department of Management Studies, Kongu Engineering College addressed the participants on the topic “Basic Financial Education” in the afternoon session. He stressed Financial education is increasingly important, and not just for investors. It is becoming essential for the average family trying to decide how to balance its budget, buy a home, fund the children’s education and ensure an income when the parents retire. He imparted why is financial education important? How can it be achieved? How financially literate are we? Is financial education effective? What more should be done?
Dr.S.Murugappan, Director, School of Management Studies, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology addressed on the topic “Financial Planning” on 27.12.2013 at 9.30 am. He covered the analysis of financial situation of individual, personal and professional challenges, budgeting, income and expenditure, emergency fund, three C’s of credit, Risk and returns, investment analysis, etc.
Mr.A.Sridhar, Asst. Vice president, Anandrathi Shares and Stock Brokers Ltd., Mr.R.Sundharamurthy, Regional Head , Anandrathi Shares and Stock Brokers Ltd., and Mr.Madhankumar, Commodity Manager, Anandrathi Shares and Stock Brokers Ltd., were the resource persons and they addressed on the topic “Investment in Securities Market” on 27.12.2013 at 1.35 pm. They educated how to open Demat account, functioning and role securities market in India and foreign countries, various portfolios, preventative measure of before investing money into the market, currency exchange market, commodity market, etc.
Mr.A.Annanthan of United India Insurance Co., Erode was the resource person and addressed on the topic “Insurance and Insurance Products” on 28.12.2013 at 9.30 am. He edifies importance of Insurance, types of insurance, insurance schemes available in India, impact of life insurance and non life insurance, etc.
Mr.K.A.Ganesh, Charted Accountant was the resource person and addressed on the topic “Mutual Funds” on 28.12.2013 at 1.40 pm. He focused the types of mutual fund, Blue chip companies, risk and return from securities market and mutual fund, how to invest the money in mutual fund ?, how to approach fund agent ?, what is NAV ?, etc.
Around 67 Participants pursuing Ph.D.,M.Phil.,MBA and Undergraduate from 11 colleges like PSG college of arts and science, Coimbatore, PSGR krishnammal college for women, Coimbatore, Nandha arts and science college, Perundurai, Chikkanna Govt. Arts college, Tirupur, Vidhyasagar college of arts and science, Udumalpet and etc., were benefited.
Two day National Level Seminar on “Research Methods in Social Sciences” from 3rd – 4th January, 2014 Organized by P.K.R. School of Management, Gobichettipalayam, Tamil Nadu.
The Department of Management, P. K. R. Arts College for Women, Gobichettipalayam organized ICSSR Sponsored two day National Seminar on “RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCES” on 3rd& 4th January 2014. Fifty research scholars, twenty professors from various colleges and two hundred students of our college attended the Inaugural function, Dr. K. NATARAJAN, Director, Department of management welcomed the gathering. Our Principal Mrs. JAGATHA LAKSHMANAN delivered the presidential address. She emphasized the importance of social sciences research in the present scenario.
Dr. P. THIRUMALVALAVAN, Former Registrar, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore was the chief guest at the Inaugural Session. He emphasized that research should be pursued with passion. He highlighted the dominance of other countries in the field of research and development. Dr. V. KAVITHA, Head, Department of Management, delivered the vote of thanks.
On 3rd January, 2014, Dr. V. MOHANASUNDARAM, Professor, PG and Research Department of Economics, PSG college of Arts & Science, Coimbatore was the resource person at the first Technical session. He underlined the need for researcher’s efforts in choosing a research problem, reviewing relevant literature and determining the scope of the study under investigation. Prof. Dr. L. Manivannan, Head – PG and Research Department of Management, Erode Arts College was the resource person at the second Technical session. He emphasized the role of a researcher and the hurdles faced by them in planning and executing a research plan. On 4th January, 2014, Dr. R. Shanmugan, Retd. Professor, Dept of Management, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore was the resource person at the first Technical session. He highlighted the methods of data collection, data processing, application of SPSS software and analysis & interpretation of data. Prof. Dr. G. K. Dhanasekaran, PG and Research Department of Economics, Gobi Arts and Science College was the resource person at the second Technical session. He emphasized the importance of report writing and the preparation of research proposals for minor and major projects.
Among 147 papers received 50 papers were selected and the scholars presented their papers on various topics relevant to the theme of the seminar “ Research methods in social sciences”. The valedictory function has drawn the screen for the closure of the two day event. At the valedictory function, Dr. R. M. Chidambaram Retd. Professor, Alagappa University, Karaikudi was the chief guest. He made wonderful comments on the papers presented in the two day National Seminar. Dr. R. M. Chidambaram(Retd), Head-Professor, Department of Bank Management, Alagappa University, Karaikudi delivered the key note address.