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Inaugration of National Conference on “Spirituality & Ethics in Management”

“Spirituality is a guiding force which tells us the right path to enlightenment. If we follow the universal values of life, it beautifies our society. Mahamana Madan Mohan Malviyaji too wanted a holistic (physical, mental, intellectual, psychological and spiritual) development of people. Kashi has been traditionally a place of wisdom for ages, it has its own significance in the area of Spirituality and Ethics and it is good to witness a noble and timely initiative of the Centre for Spiritualism and Human Enrichment (C-SHE) of School of Management Sciences by organising this National Conference which would certainly add newer dimensions in this field”. These were the opening remarks of theChief Guest, Honourable Vice Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Prof. D. P. Singhwhile inaugurating theNational Conference on “Spirituality and Ethics in Management”, organised under the banner of Centre for Spiritualism and Human Enrichment (C-SHE), School of Management Sciences, Varanasi.Addressing the gathering of around 100 dignitaries and delegates from all over India and neighbouring Bhutan, in his presidential address,Padma Shri Prof. Geshe N. Samten, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Central University of Tibetan Studies, Sarnath, Varanasisaid that Spirituality is the core element of religious culture, is related to inner growth and inner development of individuals. “Purification of Mind” is the core of spirituality and ethics is manifestation of spiritual practice. Spirituality is all about how to manage and control the inner negativities like anger, selfishness and too much desire. In fact, the world Leadership has realised its importance in the educational system. All man made disastors are due to lack of spiritualism. He congratulated SMS for such a manifestation in its campus. He also highlighted the importance of meditation which brings changes in the expression of genes, according to a latest medical finding.The Guest of Honor, Prof. A. D. N. Bajpai, Former Vice Chancellor of A P S University, Rewa and Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodaya Viswavidyalayain his blessings, stressed on the fact that spirituality is an independent variable while ethics and management are dependent variables. Prof. P. N. Jha, Director, SMS, Varanasi, in his welcome address said that this conference will explore the mangement inputs more proximal to the society in order to obtain sustained human welfare. It will also explore the linkage of old thoughts with new management practices. He further added that praxis oriented dimensions that need exploration encompasses four important issues : What should be the positioning of Indian ethos in management, its course structure, its delivery mechanism and finally developing a business model. He thanked the visiting dignitaries for coming to SMS to share their thoughts on the conference theme. The Chief Guest and other dignitaries also released abook on Leadership entitled “Essentials of Leadership-Ethics and Spirituality” which has been Edited by Mr. Sandeep Singh, Coordinator, C-SHEand also the latest issue of the Journal “Management Insight”. Emeritus Prof. K. D. Tripathi presented Vote-of-Thanks on the occasion. The Chief Guest, Prof. D. P. Singh, Prof. Geshe N, Samten and Prof. A. D. N. Bajpai were felicitated by Dr. M. P. Singh, Executive Secretary, SMS Society. The inaugural function was coordinated by Dr. Meenakshi A. Singh while the theme of the Conference was presented by Shri Sandeep Singh, Conference Convener. The Plenary and Technical Sessions were coordinated by Dr. Mohd. Zohair, Shri Avinash C. Supkar and Ms. Indrani Sengupta (all faculty members, SMS). On the First day of the National Conference, the prominent speakers in the Pleanary and Technical Sessions includedDr. Sumedha Thero, Assistant General Secretary, Mahabodhi Society of India, Shri V N Rai, Ex Managing Director of KRIBHCO (Dean GSBA, Greater NOIDA), Prof. Vir Bhadra Mishra (Sankat Mochan Foundation, Varanasi), Prof. K D Tripathi, Hony. Director – Centre for Spiritualism and Human Enrichment,SMS Varanasi (also Regional Coordinator – IGNCA), Shri Rohitesh Gidwani, Sr. Marketing Manager, US Vitamins, Mumbai and Prof. A. K. Agrawal, Faculty of Management Studies, BHU, apart from Padma Shri Prof. Geshe N. Samten, and Prof. A. D. N. Bajpai. The delegates and participants are joining the Conference fromRoyal University of Bhutan, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kharagpur, Indian Institute of Management (IIM)- Ahmedabad, BHU-Varanasi, AMU-Aligarh, Delhi University, Central University of Tibetan Studies-Varanasi, University of Rajasthan-Jaipur, University of Jammu, VBS Purvanchal University-Jaunpur, UPRTOU-Allahabad, Corporate PSUs like National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL). Academicians and Researchers from Coimbatore, Kolkata, Mumbai, Greater NOIDA, Delhi, Varanasi, Allahabad etc would also be presenting their contemporary Research findings in the pertaining areas.

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