On the 12th of February 2014, Research Cell of Maharishi Karve Stree Shikshan Samthan’s Smt. Hiraben Nanavati Institute of Management and Research for Women conducted its Inter Collegiate Research Paper Competition, HORIZON. Various management institutes from Pune participated in the event. The theme was dedicated to Entrepreneurship. The various sub themes were:
- Entrepreneurship Opportunities in India
- Contribution of Social Entrepreneurship towards growth of Indian Economy
- Corporate Entrepreneurship
- Innovations and Technopreneurship
- Opportunities and Challenges for SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises)
Dr. Jagdiah Pol, Director, HNIMR inaugurated the event. He emphasized on importance of research among management students. The judge for the paper presentations was Ms. Parnavi Lonkar from Cybage Software Pvt. Ltd., an alumni of HNIMR. The presentations were judged on Research Methodology, Content, Presentation and Overall Impact.
The participant gave a touch competition to each other. The first prize was bagged by Mr. Shetanshu Dikshit from PUMBA. The second prize was bagged by Mr. Sandeep Choudhary & Mr. Shashank Chauhan from NICMAR and the third prize was awarded to Ms. Meenal Nanadikar and Ms. Shruti Shinde from HNIMR.
Dr. Mukund Tapkir, Head-Research Center, HNIMR, made his presence on valedictory function. The event was well co-ordinated by Student Coordinators – Ms. Gargi Wasnik & Ms. Aarti Naik and Faculty Coordinator – Prof. Huma Lone.