Much awaited Annual International Business Festival of Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay, AVENUES 2010 website is launched.
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Kamal Hassan is an Indian film actor, screenwriter, and filmmaker, considered to be one of the leading method actors of Indian cinema. Hassan has won several Indian film awards, including four National Film Awards. In addition to acting and directing, he is a screenwriter, songwriter, playback singer, and choreographer. Coming Soon
Swami Ramdev is known for his efforts in popularizing Yoga as it is enunciated in Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. The New York Times calls him an "Indian who built Yoga Empire", "a product and symbol of the New India, a yogic fusion of Richard Simmons, Dr. Oz and Oprah Winfrey, irrepressible and bursting with Vedic wisdom". His camps are attended by a large number of people. Over 85 million people follow his yoga camps via TV channels and video.
Adi Godrej is an Indian industrialist and philanthropist. As of 2010, he is one of the richest Indian's with net worth of US$3.3 billion. Adi Godrej modernized and systematized management structures and implemented process improvements across Godrej Industries. Adi Godrej took theGodrej Group to great height during controlled economy era. Under Adi Godrej's leadership, the group is also involved in philanthropic activities. Godrej is major supporter of the World Wildlife Fund in India.
Arun Shourie is an Indian journalist, author, intellectual and politician. He has been an economist with the World Bank (1968-72 and 1975-77), a consultant to the Planning Commission, India, editor of the Indian Express and Times of India and disinvestment minister in the government of India (1998-2004). As Disinvestment Minister, he led the sale of Maruti, VSNL, Hindustan Zinc among others.
Subrata Roy is the Managing Worker and Chairman of the Sahara Group of companies which is today the largest first generation conglomerate of India. Sahara is based upon Subrata Roy Sahara's belief in the ethos of a family and was termed by the Time magazine as the second largest employer in India after the Indian Railways'. From an asset base of USD 43 in 1978, the group has today exponentially grown to become a major business conglomerate in India.