Srinivas Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), organized MANEGMA 2018, a One day National Conference on the theme “Impact of Ideas and Innovations on Management, IT, Education and Social Sciences” on 17th March, 2018 at their Pandeshwar, Mangaluru campus. The conference was inaugurated by Sri V.V. Rao, Director, Mangalore International Airport, Bajpe, Mangalore. Dr. Uday Kumar, Principal, University College, Mangaluru was the Guest of honor who delivered the keynote address.

In his inaugural address Sri V.V. Rao highlighted the importance of national aviation policies and its implications to the travelling passengers and research students.  He also applauded the workshop training delivered by the Social work department of SIMS towards formulation of guest relations among airport transport owners. Dr. Uday Kumar, Principal, University College, who delivered the key-note address opined that the campus discipline and aspirations of research students should be boosted.  He also stressed on the importance of liberty among the students.

Dr. P. S. Aithal, Principal, Srinivas Institute of Management Studies who presided over the programme encouraged research thinking in youngsters and also tributed late renowned scientist Dr. Stephen Hawking for his contribution to science and research.

Prof. Amith Menezes, Faculty Convenor of the conference detailed the theme of the Conference to the audience. Prof. Shailashri V.T., Head of the Department of Management and Commerce welcomed the gathering.  Ms. Deena, Student Coordinator of Manegma proposed the vote of thanks. Over 70 papers were presented in 3 technical sessions.