A first-time voter in a fostering democracy

By | January 12, 2019|National Youth Day|

It is estimated that every year about 20 million citizens in India turn 18. In 2014, approximately 150 million were eligible to vote in the Lok Sabha elections for the first time in their lives. In 2019, that number is expected to rise to about 160 million. And the total population of the country between [...]

Reforms the youth need in the nation

By | January 12, 2019|National Youth Day|

Based on my own experience, I believe, India needs two critical reforms: Technical Education and Judicial Reform. Even though we churn out high numbers of engineers and diploma graduates, they lack basic technical skills and couldn’t be employed by the industry in various occupations as such. This lacuna between industry demanded skills and the skillset [...]

Youth and Elections

By | January 12, 2019|National Youth Day|

Elections are the perfect example of unpredictability. When elections happen in the largest democracy of the world, it is indeed a big affair. Increasingly adding to the unpredictability factor is the young electorate, comprising of educated youth and first-time voters; people who not only form the much-talked-about demographic dividend that will boost India to greatness [...]

The youth is indeed watching

By | January 11, 2019|National Youth Day|

Each time the celebration of democracy heralds upon the sovereign skies of India, there is a multitude of currents and countercurrents flowing through the veins of this great nation – and each of these times the youth is invariably at the epicentre of the tremors and tides that sweep it and decide its fate for [...]

Invest in Education. Invest in a Better India.

By | January 11, 2019|National Youth Day|

The foundation of a nation lies in the skills and knowledge possessed by its youth. India has more than 50% of its population below the age of 25 and more than 65% below 35. These figures are indicative of the potential collective power of the youth. Over time, we have witnessed discussions on how India [...]

An icon of Social Entrepreneurship

By | December 27, 2018|Entrepreneurship & VC Club, Net Impact Club, Women in Business Club|

One of the best things about pursuing an MBA is the constant & numerous sources of inspiration you get to experience during the program. One such event happened on Aug 10th, when Indian School of Business (ISB) had the privilege of hosting ‘Cynthia Hellen’ in Mohali Campus. Cynthia Hellen is a Peruvian-American, entrepreneur, writer-producer-director, technologist, [...]

ISB leadership Summit 2018

By | October 17, 2018|Business Technology Club, Industrial, Social Events|

Every year ISB hosts a thought leadership summit-the ISB Leadership Summit (ILS), inviting exciting and extraordinary leaders from the worlds of business, politics, media and entertainment and sports. These brilliant leaders share their inspiring personal journeys and innovative ideas across a series of individual talks, panel discussions an ‘fireside’ chats. This year’s ILS theme, ‘Catalysts [...]

The bonds of childhood

By | September 1, 2018|Net Impact Club|

The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.  — RAY L. WILBUR   Now that you realize how carefree and innocent that age was, how would you feel if someone could take back some twenty years of your age? Young and gay? Would you want to make the most [...]

Bandhan 2018: Of Magic, Mirth and Memories

By | August 29, 2018|Net Impact Club|

 “What is this life full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.” In a world infused with relentless pursuits to summit one peak after another and an interminable sense of maddening urgency, these words of WH Davies resonate with resounding amplitude on one-off lonely nights, wherein one transcends involuntarily from the physical [...]

AIKYA 2018 In A Glimpse

By | August 10, 2018|Social Events|

Hyderabad: The Host Family Network Program of the Indian School of Business, AIKYA, has been one of the oldest and most sought-after student engagement initiatives. The program aims to give students an opportunity to interact with some of the most elite families of the city .It helps them seek guidance – personal and professional – in [...]

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