The Department of Management Studies has been selected as the recipient of the 20th Dewang Mehta Business School Award in the ‘B-School in the Leadership Category’ . The award was conferred on 24th November,2012 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. The award recognizes the talent and leadership among business schools across India and is supported by Ms. Shaila Mehta, Onward Foundation for Dewang Mehta Awards in the memory of Late Shri Dewang Mehta. The chairman of the jury is Dr. Prasad Medury, a partner at Amrop India Consultants Pvt. Ltd. and the patron Mr. Harish Mehta, Chairman & M.D. at Amrop India Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
The awards are in recognition of leadership, development, innovation and industry interface of Business Schools. The department has been receiving a host of awards apart from ‘Dewang Mehta Award’ in continuation and the frequency has increased in the last couple of years. “Outstanding B-School” in South India category has been the favorite of awarders when they look at DoMS, NIT Trichy. Bloomberg UTV & ABP News have conferred the award on DoMS in the years 2011 & 2012. The institute was also awarded by ‘Dewang Mehta Awards’ in the category “Business School which encourages innovation that leads to better development” for the year 2011. Apart from the awards, DoMS has also been rising the national rankings steadily and a case in point is the 25th rank in the Best B-School in India by AIMA, the organizing body for MAT examinations in the year 2011.
This breakaway success has been possible because of the efforts of Dr S Sundarrajan, Director NIT Trichy, an AICTE ‘Distinguished Professor’ and a titan associated with 400 industries and 40 academic institutions. He is the brain associated with production of prestigious missile systems like Agni, Prithvi, Akash and Brahmos. Dr. S Sundarrajan holds his undergraduate and post gradute degree from in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Madras. Besides, he also has a PG certificate from Indian Statistical Institute and has constantly been a sense of inspiration for the students and faculty of NIT Trichy.
Another source of stimulus for innovation in the department is Dr. N. Thamaraiselvan, H.O.D., Management Studies, NIT Trichy. Dr. Thamaraiselvan has been associated with the department for over two decades and is an alumnus of the department and has presented and published papers at various national and international conferences and journals.
The department has the uniqueness of offering specialization in Analytics & IT Consulting area. While Dr. M. Punniyamoorthy, Dean Institute Development and Professor, Department of Management Studies NIT Trichy, steers the course in Analytics, Dr. G. Kannabiran has been at the forefront of the specialization in Business Analysis & I.T. Consulting. Together they have been a source of motivation, energy and inspiration for the college. Dr. Pooniamoorty is also the author of the book ‘Production Management and Data Analysis’, which is a standard in the subject. When it comes to awards, the professors of the department do not lag behind, Dr. Kannabiran was recently conferred the ‘Best I.T. Faculty ” in India by Bloomberg UTV.
Apart from state of the art facilities and best of the academicians as faculty, the department is also at the forefront when it comes to engaging the industry and academia by workshops, conclaves and seminars. In a matter of 4 months the department has organized a conclave on HR, and workshops in Business Analysis & I.T. Consulting and Data Mining. The industry captains showed up in attendance and lectured on the above occasions. Apart from this, the department also organizes Guest lecturers regularly to bring best the faculties and industry people to impart knowledge and share their experiences