The very eventful 2 days of SMIC and Samnidhy Meet 2019 came to an end on 24th March 2019. The closing ceremony began with TJEF, TAPMI Journal of Economics and Finance’s Co-MD Mr. K A Bharadwaj addressing the guests, faculty, and students. Mr. Bharadwaj shared his opinion about the pace of development, its impact on the planet and the reciprocal effect of climate change of businesses and humanity. He also explained how TJEF encourages and provides a platform to the students to write and publish papers in the TJEF journal. Mr. Shomit Sengupta, Managing Editor distributed the journals to the guests.
After TJEF’s address, Samnidhy Board members took the stage and Mr. Saurabh Bhatia, Fund Manager at DSP Investments Managers Pvt Ltd unveiled the annual newsletter of Samnidhy. The board members then explained how Samnidhy has become one of the best Student Managed Investment funds in India and gave a brief picture of its functioning, structure and portfolio snapshot along with the sector-wise split. The board also introduced some of the key initiatives which they have planned for future which includes releasing weekly newsletters, quarterly investor meetings and arranging workshops by various industry stalwarts for the student community of TAPMI. Prof. Vishwanathan Iyer introduced the new board members to the guests and the students of TAPMI and shed some light on the roles and responsibilities of the new board members.
Mr. Shubojit Bhattacharya, Ex-CEO of Samnidhy then announced its collaboration with AlphaBeta, introducing cutting edge technology to the students in the area of investment and wealth creation. Mr. Satyanarayan, from Alphabeta explained the importance of technology and elaborated on the skills which one will require in the future along with critical thinking, communication and collaboration skills. Mr. Satyanarayan gave the demo of the application highlighting its importance in today’s world to reduce active cost of management.
The ceremony ended with Prof. Rajeev Shah, Area Chair, PGDM-Finance, TAPMI, thanking the guests and student community for organizing the event. The event ended with vote of thanks by Ms. Shruti Kajaria, convener of Finance Forum, to all the guests, participants, faculty and student community.