Bansilal Ramnath Agarwal Charitable Trust’s

VISHWAKARMA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT

AICTE approved | ISO 9001: 2008 Certified | Permanently affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University

Institute Code- MB6116 I Choice Code - First Shift - 611610110 I Second Shift-611610120

7th National Conference
Friday February 26, 2016
7th NATIONAL CONFERENCE
on
‘REPOSITIONING INDIAN ECONOMY LEAPFROGGING ON GLOBAL STAGE’

(Under Quality Improvement Programme of Savitribai Phule Pune University)
On
26th& 27th February 2016, Friday-Saturday


 

CONFERENCE THEME

 
INDIA’S services revolution has dazzled businesses in the developed world, turning Indian companies into global competitors and backwater cities such as Hyderabad into affluent, sophisticated technology centers. Yet economists have been less star-struck, clinging to the received wisdom that has prevailed since the industrial revolution: modernization runs from agriculture through manufacturing and only later to services.

The logic supporting the conventional path towards an advanced economy is straightforward. Development typically involves moving workers from low-productivity activities such as subsistence farming to high-productivity sectors. That points to a shift into manufacturing because it lends itself to specialization and economies of scale, both essential for rising output per worker.

India has a number of revolutions to launch simultaneously if it is to not just catch up but leapfrog on the global stage. These include an agricultural revolution, and industrial revolution and an information revolution, namely all three of Alvin Toffler’s “Waves” that underpin the change of civilizations. In order to facilitate the industrial revolution that will take to the next level employment, economic growth and maintain stability, the government will need to solve some very basic impediments. These include reforms in key areas such as labor laws, land acquisition, taxation and foreign investment. Further, and perhaps more importantly, the government will need to embark on one or better yet several Big Ideas that will help shape the course of its long-term development and differentiate its markets and industries from that of other countries.

VIM invites Academicians, Research Scholars, Technical Experts, Practicing Professionals, Policy Makers, Entrepreneurs, and Engineering & Management Students for the National Conference
 
  • Top-of-the-line personalities from Industry as well as Academia with diverse domain expertise and sectoral exposure shall share their perspectives and shall give insights into the various dimensions of the theme and sub themes.
  • Best Paper Awards (Rs. 10000/-, 7500/-, 5000/-).
  • Participation Certificate to all registered delegates.
Skill India
  • Leveraging India’s demographic dividend
  • Role of Government in ‘Skill India’ Campaign
  • Right Skilling / Reskilling / Up skilling
  • Challenges in Skill India
  • Role of Higher Education Institutes in skill India
  • Role of Corporates in skill India
  • Learning styles of new generation learners
Make – in – India
  • Brand India
  • Infrastructure Reforms
  • Taxation Reforms
  • Social & Environmental Reforms
  • Labor Reforms
  • Ease of Doing Business
Realigning India
  • Schemes, Bills, Public Policies
  • Trade & Foreign Policies
  • Social & Environmental Policies
  • Regulatory framework
  • Bilateral Relations
  • Governance
Start-up India
  • Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
  • Innovation & Venture Capital Funding
  • Disruptive Business Models
  • Branding India as a Hub for Innovation
  • Incubation Support
  • Intrapreneurship
  • Startup Mindset
Digital India
  • Mobile Only / Mobile First World
  • Mobile Apps
  • 4G Revolution
  • Banking Revolution
  • Mobile Money
  • Enterprise Digital Transformation
  • Challenges of UID (Aadhaar)
Make for India
  • Nurturing Domestic Consumption
  • The Urban Consumer
  • Rural Economy & Consumption
  • New Age Consumer
  • Convenience as the USP

All shortlisted Papers / Abstracts of registered delegates shall be published as ’Conference Proceedings ’ with ISBN. IN case of multiple authors ans / or, selected papers will be published in proceedings provided all authors register for the Conference.
 


GUIDELINES & FORMATTING :

 
  • Abstract length should be between 300 to 500 words mentioning at least 3 keywords
  • Paper must not be longer than 3000 words
  • Author name should contain affiliation, and email address
  • Correspondence will be addressed to the first author.
  • Kindly mention contact nos. and email ids of all authors
  • The paper in MS-Word doc / docx format
  • Paper size: A4, Portrait
  • Margins: 2.05 inches (top & bottom); 1.73 inches (left & right)
  • Header: 0.5 "
  • Footer: 0.5"
  • Font face: Times New Roman
  • Spacing : Double
Footnotes: The superscript numeral used to refer to a footnote appears in the text. Footnotes should appear at the bottom of the normal text area, with a line of about 5 cm set immediately above them.
DO NOT USE END NOTES.
Tables and Figures: The tables and figures should be numbered and must carry a caption. The figure and table number should be given in the corresponding text. Source should be explicitly mentioned for adapted or reproduced tables or figures.
Citations: APA Citation style must be followed for the references.
E-Submission: All manuscripts should be submitted through

Email to: nationalconference@vim.ac.in 
 
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