Manel Srinivas Nayak Knowledge Series/Dialogue Series

Interactive programmes with the renowned personalities of our times is the focal point of this series. VIPs from corporate world, government, NGO sector and the arts are invited as the esteemed guests of this stage event. A prepared speech on a particular area of expertise of the speaker, followed by question and answer session is the format through which students get a chance to speak to guest and enhance their knowledge.

The following dignitaries have spoken under the Knowledge Series

Date Resource Person Topic
16.05.2015 Sri G.Padmanabhan, Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India “Is India Ready for full Capital Account Convertibility?”
08.09.2015 Swami Sarvasthanandaji, Head, Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Rajkot “Integrating Life Skills, Culture and Values in our Education System”
28.11.2015 Mohan V. Tanksale, Chief Executive of Indian Bank’s Association. “Future Direction of Indian Banking and Career Opportunities in Banking Sector”
23.12.2015 Mr. Panduranga Hegde, Finance Director, Deutsche Bank, Singapore “Current Regulatory and Strategic Considerations for Global Banks”
23.12.2015 Mr. Monish Suvarna, Head, Product Development, Intellectual Ventures’ Invention Development Fund (IDF) “Changing World order with Innovations in Technology”
04.06.2016 Ms. Sunalini N. Menon, CEO Coffee Labs India (P) Ltd., Bangalore ‘Coffee and the Professional Opportunities provided by the Bean’
05.10.2016 Dr. M. Subramanyam, Commissioner of Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax, Mangaluru “Indirect Taxation in India with specific reference to the Goods and Services Tax”
03.12.2016 Shri Jeevandas Narayan, Former Managing Director, State Bank of Travancore. “State Bank of India – Every Indian’s Bank”
13.04.2017 Shree Padre, Founder Editor, Adike Patrike “Rain Water Harvesting – A Guide for Common Man”
23.09.2017 Mr. Gopal Menon, Chief Operating Office & Chief Finance Officer, Axis Mutual Fund “All You Wanted to Know About Mutual Funds”
25.11.2017 Mr. D. B . Mehta, Chairman & Director, Allegro Group. President CREDAI-Mangaluru "RERA (Real Estate Regulatory Authority) - A Game Changer"
10.02.2018 Shri Anantha Thalekar, Speaker & Coordinator, and Shri Jaysing Pingle, Treasurer, Nutan Mumbai Tiffin Box Suppliers Charity Trust "The Inside Story of Mumbai Dabbawalas"
05.05.2018 Prof. Varadesh Hiregange Director of Gandhian and Peace Studies, Manipal Academy of Higher Education "Management Concepts in Yakshagana"
16.05.2018 Shri. Gopal Vittal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Bharti Airtel - India and South Asia. "Telecom Industry Prospects and Challenges"
28.09.2018 Ms. Hemalatha N, Assistant Commissioner of Commercial Taxes, DGSTO, Mangaluru, "Impact of GST in India"
28.12.2018 Commander Mahesh Nagesh Nayak, Ex-Indian Navy “Marine Industry – Metamorphosis and Future”
10.05.2019 Shri K Lakshminarayanan, Joint Director, Bankers Institute of Rural Development "Internet of Things in Agriculture"
25.10.2019 Dr. P S Harsha, IPS, DIGP, Commissioner of Police, Mangaluru "Role and Responsibilities of Students in Assisting Police in Developing a Peaceful Society"
19.3.2022 Air Vice Marshal P K Kuruvila VSM (Retd) & Mr. V Leeladhar An interactive session on IAF (Indian Air Force)

The following corporate stalwarts were interviewed and spoke under the Manel Srinivas Nayak Memorial Dialogues on Professional Managers

Date Resource Person
02.04.2016 Mr. Praveen P. Kadle, Managing Director and CEO, Tata Capital Group of Companies
10.09.2016 Sri V.G. Siddhartha, Chairman, Coffee Day Group
14.10.2017 Sri Prakash Padukone, Renowned Badminton Player
07.02.2018 Sri K. Ullas Kamath, Joint Managing Director & CFO, Jyothy Laboratories Ltd.
23.11.2019 Sri George Albuquerque Pai, Managing Partner, M/s A. Albuquerque & Sons
19.3.2022 Air Vice Marshal P K Kuruvila VSM (Retd) & Mr. V Leeladhar