Thursday, April 7, 2005



Shri. Oommen Chandy Hon'ble Chief Minister, Kerala

Dr. M. B. Athreya
President of Sampradan, Indian Centre for Philanthropy

A. P. M.Muhammed Hanish IAS, District Collector Ernakulam

Guru Seva Dhurina
Sri V. R. Gowrisankar Administrator, Sringeri Mutt and its properties

Dr. Mala Kapadia
Consulting Editor The Sanjivani Medical Times Visiting Professor, Centre for Yoga and Ayurveda, France & IIPM, Mumbai.


15th Sankara Darshana
Management Conference

Theme: Management lessons from Adi Sankara

Date: 17th December, 2004

Venue: Seminar Hall
Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology,
Kalady, Kerala


Inaugural Session (10 am to 11 am)

Students of Sree Sarada Vidyalaya
Welcome & Introduction of dignitaries

Dr. B. S. Krishnan
Managing Trustee, Adi Sankara Trust
Message from His Holiness

Sri. V. R. Gowrisankar
Administrator, Sringeri Mutt and its properties
Introduction of Dr M B Athreya

Smt.Vimala Gopalakrishnan
Principal Sree Sarada Vidyalaya Kalady
Inauguration of the conference by lighting the lamp
Dr. M. B. Athreya
Keynote address
Dr M B Athreya


Dr. B. S. Krishnan

Senior Advocate of High Court of Kerala. Managing Director, Sree Sankara College, Kalady. Managing Trustee, Adi Sankara Trust which manages and runs The Adi Shankara Institute of Engg. & Technology and Sree Sarada Vidyalaya, Kalady. Executive Vice Chairman of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kochi Kendra.



Guru Seva Dhurina Sri. V. R. Gowrisankar

Administrator, Sringeri Mutt and its properties



Dr. M. B. Athreya

A leading 'Management Guru' who combines a holistic blend of academic and professional qualifications, and industrial, teaching and consulting experiences in India and abroad, Dr. Athreya spent a year at Stanford and two years at the Harvard Business School and received his Doctorate in Business Administration from there in 1967. Began consulting career during 1967-72 as a faculty member of Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and has been an independent management advisor, interacting with industry, government etc. He was Chairman of the Telecom Restructuring Committee, 1991, was elected fellow of the AIMA, ISTD and Institute of Management Consultants of India and is the President of Sampradaan, Indian Centre for Philanthropy.