Sunday, March 13, 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


Sesson - II (2.15 pm to 3.15 pm)

Lessons on National Integration (Rashtra Eekeekaranam)

Introductory Remarks and introduction of Prof.K Ramasubramaniam

Sqn.Ldr.Ashok Yadav

Paper Presentation

Prof. K Ramasubramaniam
Introduction of Shri.Ram K Piparaiya

Prof. H Venkitachalam ASIET, Kalady.

Paper Presentation

Shri. Ram K Piparaiya
Introduction of Shri T R Raghulal

Prof. P V Peethambaran
Sree Sankara College, Kalady.

Paper Presentation
Shri T R Raghulal
Introduction of Dr.R Venkitaraman
Paper Presentation
Dr. R Venkitaraman
Concluding remarks
Sqn. Ldr. Ashok Yadav
Presentation of memento


Dr. K. Ramasubramanian

K. Ramasubramanian, received his M. Sc. in Physics in 1981 from Vivekananda College, Chennai and Ph. D in Theoretical Physics in 2001 from University of Madras. In 1991, obtained an AMIE in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Institution of Engineers, Kolkata. Studied M. A. in Sanskrit in 1995 from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati and was honoured with the coveted title Vidwat-pravara by Jagadguru, Sringeri Sarada Peetham for undergoing a rigorous course in Advaita-vedanta. He has held several research positions such as Research Scientist, Research Fellow, INSA Reasearch-Associate, Senior Research Associateship of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla.



Ram K. Piparaiya

A spiritual researcher, writer, founder-head of Indusvista Editions and a publisher of books and multimedia discs on the contemporary appeal of India's ancient wisdom. He has authored five titles. Was a senior executive with Hindustan Lever, an investment consultant and an active member of the Stock Exchange, Mumbai. He is an alumnus of Mayo College in Ajmer, University of Allahabad, Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, Columbia University in New York (M. S. 1965) and New York University, Stern School of Business (M. B. A. 1968).


Raghulal T. R.

A Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Pennysylvania, USA and an industrialist of repute, he is the Managing Director of the Elite Group of Companies based in Kerala, involved in Food processing, Real Estate, Domestic & International Trading. Began his business career at the International Trading.of Commodities in USA. He is President of the Sri. Sri. Ravi Shankar School, Thrissur and has won numerous awards including the Award for Excellence in Food Industry conferred by the Association of Food Scientists & Technologists (India). He is the Chairman of Kerala State Committee of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).


Dr. Ramudu Venkataraman

Ramudu Venkataraman has a Ph. D. in Public Administration from the Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. He is certified in Statistical Quality Control and Operations Research Indian Statistical Institute, Madras, India. He earned his Finance & Cost Management Accountancy from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London in 1975. He has been the Resident Project Manager of BIVAC International - a subsidiary of Bureau Veritas at Nairobi, Kenya. Offered consultancy services under the firm SKM Consultants. He has been a member of World Bank teams in their study of parastatal enterprises in Sudan, Director of Audit Government of Republic of Nauru, Pacific Islands and Senior Consultant, Tata Consultancy Services. He has also served as the Deputy Controller General of Accounts, Ministry of Finance of the Government of India.


Sqn. Ldr. Ashok Yadav

Squadron Leader (Retd.) Ashok Yadav was selected for National Defence Academy, Pune in 1975 and commissioned in Administration branch of Indian Air Force in December, 1978. Has rich and varied experience as an administrator at Air Force stations all over India. Did Basic and Advanced Security courses in Defence besides Diploma in Industrial Security in civil. Served as Senior Staff conducting duties successfully at two large Air Force Stations. After premature retirement, joined a Leading Security Agency at Delhi as Senior Manager - Operations and Administration. The tenure at SriSIM as Administrative Officer since August 2000, has further added to his already rich experience.