DSIMS is going to celebrate the Foundation Day and Academic Inauguration for the MMS & PGDM Batch 2016-18, on 12 August, 2016. The chief guest of the event is Mr Ninad Karpe, MD & CEO of Aptech Ltd, a global education company, which has trained more than 7 million students over the last 28 years and now operates 1300 plus centres in India and China, as well as 40 emerging countries. He previously served CA Technologies, the world’s fourth largest software vendor, as MD covering India & SAARC countries. Mr Karpe is a regular blogger (www.reformingeducation.in) and serves as an independent director on the boards of a number of public companies. In this grand occasion, the academic achievers of the current batch of two different programmes will be awarded. This ceremonial event will also be a launch pad for the Inaugural Issue of our Newsletter, EDGE. The DSIMS fraternity are putting their best to make this event a grand success with a clear intent in their mind to make the year 2016 as a ‘Year of Performance’.