Indore: How did Japan rise from ashes every time? For youths of nation, the only road to survive in present competitive environment is to re-skill, up-skill and be ready for change. This is industrial revolution 4.0. This success mantra was given by Dr Bhimaraya Metri, IIM Trichy director, while addressing the second and last day of 28th international management conclave organised by Indore Management Association at Abhay Prashal on Saturday.

He was speaking on, ‘Rebuilding for Generation Next’. Dr Metri began his address by applauding city’s cleanliness. Dr Metri said next generation will be native of digital world. On the concluding day, five sessions were held. A panel discussion was also organised.

Session-1

Use of technology changed banking: Kumar

Rajesh Kumar, CGM, LHO Bhopal, said: “When I joined SBI, the work was manual. Private banks came into existence and public sector banks had to catch up with them in terms of technology. Banking sector then became digitised, mobile banking completely changed the system.”

Session-2

GST showed lots of promise: Latha

Latha Venkatesh, executive editor, CNBC-TV 18 on ‘Economy: Kal, Aaj Aur Kal’: “Demonetisation failed to achieve its purpose. GST shows lot of promises but having one tax for all is not feasible. She stated that there’s no big growth in public investment while agrarian economy is in a mess. There exists a deep distress in rural India.”

Session-3

Remember 3 principles of life: Das

Gauranga Das, Govardhan Ecovillage director on ‘Environmental Preparedness’: “Three major principles for life are contemplate, communicate and change. A boy who was bright student attempted suicide, whereas, other students who couldn’t pass in even quarter of subjects roamed in the campus blissfully and unworried as their philosophies of life differed.”

Session-4:

Earth has everything for everybody’s need: Bhaskaran

Sunil Bhaskaran, CEO & MD, Air Asia India on ‘Take off for India 4.0’: “Earth has everything for everybody’s need but not for everybody’s greed. Mega trends, demographic changes, rapid urbanisation, economic and social economic development, rise of technology and climate change have to be considered for growth.”

Session-5

Difficult to rise: Muntashir
Indian lyricist Manoj Muntashir: “It was difficult to make a place in Mumbai while coming from a small town of Uttar Pradesh name Amethi. Dream big. Hailing from small town doesn’t matter. What matter is creativity and urge to take it forward. I got first break after 13-month struggle. Amitabh Bacchan called me to write for Kaun Banega Crorepati (TV show).”