Mysuru: Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) & Edin Bridge Foundation in association with Excelsoft Technologies organized a one-day Industry – Culture Conference on “HR Dasara – An insight to Mysuru Industrial Prosperity” recently at SDMIMD, Mysuru.
The conference was inaugurated by Chief Guest & Keynote speaker Shri. Pratap Simha, Member of Parliament, Mysuru-Kodagu Lok Sabha Constituency & Guests of Honour Dr N R Parasuraman, Director & Professor – Finance, SDM IMD, Mysuru & Shri D Sudhanva, Co-founder & CEO, Excelsoft Technologies, Mysuru.
Speaking on the occasion Shri. Pratap Simha, in his keynote address, highlighted the history of Mysuru industrial development under Wodeyars. Shri Simha appreciated the concept of ‘One City One Industry’ with which Wodeyars set up industries in Mysuru, Mandya, Nanjangud, Bengaluru, Shimoga, etc. Further, he said that the contribution by the Wodeyars to the erstwhile Mysore state was immense.
The hydel power project at Shimsha in the early 1900s, Mysore Lamps factory, Sandalwood oil factory, Mysore Paints and Varnishes, & Ideal Jawa are some of the major industries which were established during Wodeyars regime.
He also spoke on the status of some of the ongoing industrial development projects like the 10-lane Bengaluru-Mysuru Economic Corridor project of ₹8172 crores which will reduce travel time between the two cities from three hours to just 90 minutes & the Multi-Modal Logistic Park (MMLP) which is coming up at Kadakola near Nanjangud in 61 acres of land.
This will have a cold storage unit, state-of-the-art first-of-its-kind in Karnataka warehouses, two Railway lines — loading line and engine escape line, facility for Customs clearances for export and import cargo, hi-tech signalling and telecommunication units, CC Block Pavement, administrative block, connecting roads and drainages, pump house, rainwater harvesting units and a host of other features needed for shipping and receiving goods.
The inauguration was followed by 2 Panel Discussions focusing on the – Mysuru City: Challenges in balancing Heritage & Growth; and during the post-lunch on the topic – Mysuru City: the next Industrial & IT hub of India.
The conference focused on the industrial development & overall growth of Mysuru, ongoing & upcoming industrial projects of Mysuru, the challenges faced by the industries & the growth potential of Mysuru. The conference also emphasized the economic development of Mysuru, the contribution of various sectors to the GDP, & new job opportunities.
The conference was concluded with a special session on Start-ups & how Mysuru can become the next IT hub of India by Shri D Sudhanva, Co-founder & CEO, Excelsoft Technologies, Mysuru.
About 200+ Delegates which include Industrialists, Business Leaders, CEOs, CHROs, HR Professionals & Management Academicians & Students attend the conference.