The Indian Institute of Management Udaipur, on 15th March 2019, hosted Mr. Srijan Pal Singh, CEO and Co-Founder of Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Centre at its permanent campus at Balicha, Udaipur. Mr Srijan Pal Singh is a celebrated author, public speaker, education innovator, and entrepreneur.
He has co-authored 4 bestselling books with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and was also an Officer on Special Duty to Dr. Kalam from 2009 to 2015.
Mr. Srijan Pal Singh delivered an interactive session about national progress and engaged students in an open minded discussion about the value of liberal thinking and its role in nation building.
Using the story of India’s humble beginnings in the space journey, he inspired students to not get bogged down by failures and overcome them.
He also emphasised that as a country we can progress by forming wider perspectives, identifying right role models, focusing on self-reliance and inculcating liberalism. The session was useful for students in assessing their view points about national progress and motivated them towards undertaking social entrepreneurship initiatives.
At IIM Udaipur, societal awareness is considered an important part of the MBA experience. Students are encouraged to be sensitive towards the community, take initiatives and find solutions in this direction.
Under the banner of ‘Netratva – The Leadership Talk Series’ an initiative managed by the students of IIM Udaipur, various industry executives and thought leaders are invited to share their experience and industry insights.