B-School Events

April 04, 2017 @ 01:15 PM

April 04, 2017 @ 01:15 PM

MICA HOSTS POLICY WORKSHOP BY MR. JAY PANDA, MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT

Published : Friday, 04 September, 2015 02:50 PM

As part of the initiative to increase outreach and engagement with the youth, Mr. Baijayant Jay Panda, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), from Kendrapara, Odisha is organizing a one-day Policy workshop on the 6th of September 2015, within MICA Campus premises. This will be facilitated by Prof. U.T. Rao, Faculty, MICA Ahmedabad.

The workshop is an apolitical initiative, meant to bridge the gap between citizens and their representatives. The aim of the workshop is to provide a platform to citizens to develop an understanding of important policy issues, the role of a Member of Parliament, opportunities in the field of public policy and means to engage with their representatives to champion issues that citizens are passionate about.

The pilot workshop was first conducted at the YWCA of Delhi, and was the first of its kind initiative by a Member of Parliament in India. The workshop saw over 100 applicants, out of which 53 bright and promising entries with keen interest in politics and policy-making were selected after careful consideration. The cohort was a heterogeneous group of individuals from diverse backgrounds such as humanities, law, management consulting and engineering, but with a passion for understanding nuances in public policy.

Besides this there were other sessions focused on the structure of the Indian State, the role of an MP in Parliament and the work done in constituencies. One separate session was devoted to important institutional and systemic reforms required in the Indian setup. These sessions were addressed by members of the policy team at the office of Jay Panda, as part of the same workshop.

Given the very positive response from participants in Delhi and considering requests to conduct similar workshops in other cities, the initiative has been scaled up. After Delhi, the workshops have already been conducted in Bhubaneswar (at XIMB), Mohali (at ISB), Pune (at MIT-SOG) and Bangalore.

The workshop is a free of cost, registration-based event. It is specifically designed for professionals and senior students who are vocal about their views on policy issues and wish to engage with the system.

Enthusiastic citizens were encouraged to apply for the workshop and registration deadlines were closed by August 30th 2015. The approximate number of applicants received was 168, out of which 94 were selected and 86 participants have confirmed. The attendees will be receiving a certificate of participation at the end of the workshop.

About MICA

Established in 1991, MICA is the first residential institute in the country and perhaps in the Asia-Pacific region, dedicated to creating Leadership in Strategic Marketing and Communication.

Its spirit lies in its grasping of contemporariness, addressing the needs of an ever-changing environment. The MICA brand assures effective delivery of Strategic Marketing and Communication solutions to the industry, government and community.

Today, it is the alma mater of professionals serving in leadership positions in some of the best known companies in India and the world, in marketing, brand management, research & analytics, advertising, media, digital and other strategic marketing and communication-driven businesses.

Stay informed, Stay ahead and stay inspired with MBA Rendezvous

Crucial Dates, You Should not Miss

XAT 2018
Application Last Date 30th November 2017
IMI New Delhi
Application closes 4th December 2017
XIM Bhubaneshwar
Last Date 8th December 2017
SIBM Bengaluru
Apply for SNAP 2017 to be held on Dec 17 and apply for SIBM-Bengaluru through the SNAP Form
Institute of Rural Management Anand
IRMASAT will be conducted on February 4,2018, Apply Before December 31,2017
IBSAT 2017
Last date for IBSAT registration is December 12 , 2017
SSBF
Last date to register for SNAP is 24th November, 2017. Last date for SSBF is 2nd January 2018
SIBM Hyderabad
Apply for SNAP 2017 to be held on Dec 17 and apply for SIBM-Hyderabad through the SNAP Form
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai
Last date for Application is 31st Jan, 2018
SDMIMD Mysore
Application for PGDM 2018-20 at SDMIMD is open till February 28, 2018
Institute of Management Technology
Application closes on November 24, 2017
MDI Murshidabad
Application for PGPM 2018-20 at MDI Murshidabad is open till November 24, 2017

Show More

Admission Open Now

Following Colleges are accepting applications.

INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE

Admissions open for 2018-20

PGDM, PGDM (HRM), PGDM(B & FS), Executive PGDM

Apply Online