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


Session - III (3.15 pm to 4.15 pm)

Lessons on Institution Building (Sanghatana Nirmanam) & Valedictory Function

Introductory Remarks and introduction of Shri Mohammed Hanish, IAS

Prof. M J Ushadevi
Principal, Sree Sankara College

Paper Presentation

Shri Mohammed Hanish - IAS
Introduction of Shri.M M Luther

Prof. Samson Thomas
ASIET, Kalady

Paper Presentation

Shri.M M Luther
Introduction of Dr.Subhash Sharma

Prof. H Venkitachalam
ASIET, Kalady

Paper Presentation
Dr.Subhash Sharma

Concluding remarks by moderator

Prof. M. J. Ushadevi
Principal, Sree Sankara College, Kalady

Conference Summary
Dr. M B Athreya
Presentation of memento and Vote of Thanks

Prof. S G Iyer
Principal, ASIET Kalady.


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

Belonging to the 1996 IAS batch, he is also a qualified Civil Engineer. Mr. A. P. M. Muhammed Hanish is the current Managing Director of Market Fed, and General Manager of Kerala Roads and Bridges Development Corporation. Began his career as the Assistant Collector of Kollam District. Served as the Sub Collector of Perinthalmanna for a long duration. Is the son of A. P. M. Makki, the former Secretary of GCDA and Managing Director of Handicrafts Development Corporation.


M. M.Luther

Professionally an engineer and a management consultant, a Fellow of both the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK) and the Institution of Electrical Engineers (UK), is an ardent advocate of Indian culture, values and ethics in Indian polity. He has been the Chief Executive of major organizations in public and private sector and has served as Chief Technical Advisor in UNIDO, Secretary General of FICCI, and Director General of All India Management Association. He is a Fellow of Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London, Institute of Electrical Engineers, London, Management Consultants Association of India and was the Chairman, Convener, and a member of numerous technical, management and advisory national committees set up by the Government of India.


Prof. S. G. Iyer

Currently Principal of Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering & Technology, Kalady, he has 36 years of experience as teaching faculty and was professor and head of department of Electronics and Communication Engineering of M. A. College of Engineering, Kothamangalam, Kerala. After graduation from College of Engineering, Trivandrum, earned all his higher degrees from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Professor S. G. Iyer has authored several books on Electronics and Communication Engineering for B. Tech students.


Dr. Subash Sharma

Educated in India and USA, Dr. Subhash Sharma holds a Ph. D. from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles and Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has made distinctive and significant contributions to Indian Management thought through his creative and thought provoking books. Was among the founding faculty of the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) and assisted in conceptualization and development of WISDOM (Women's Institute for Studies in Development Oriented Management) at Banasthali, Rajasthan. He is founding Director, Indian Institute of Plantation Management, Bangalore.


Prof. M. J. Ushadevi

A Post Graduate in English Language and Literature, joined as Lecturer in the Department of English, Sree Sankara College, Kalady in 1981. Became the Head of the Post Graduate Dept. of English in 2002. Was given the charge of Principal in September 2003.