Finance Conclave 2018
Dr. D. Y. Patil B-School organized the Finance Conclave 2018, a national level seminar on ‘Opportunities and Challenges in Indian Capital Market,’ on 6th October 2018. The conclave was held to discuss and understand the challenges as well as opportunities that the Indian capital markets are facing in light of the series of comprehensive reform measures introduced by the government in the sector. While the reforms created opportunities, there are also challenges like inflation, GDP, index of industrial production, rising population, and so on. The conclave focused on leveraging growth opportunities through knowledge and network sharing initiatives with the stakeholders. The event itself was preceded by a week-long simulation game of ‘Mock Share Trading’ in the form of a competition designed by the Dalal Street Investment Journal.
Dr. Mohan Khedkar, former vice chancellor of Amravati University, was the chief guest at the event. Among those who addressed the conclave were Kiran Jadhav, Chairman and MD of Kiran Jadhav and Associates, Anil Jalihal, CFO, Indo Schottle Autoparts Pvt. Ltd., Anjan Gupta, Vice President, Morgan Stanley, Saket Jain, Product Head – Mortgage, Share Khan BNP, Yogesh Supekar, Senior Editor, Dalal Street Investment Journal, and Anand Bapat, CEO, Dampf Kolben Engineering Corporation. The guests were welcomed by Dr. Amol Gawande, Director, Dr. D. Y. Patil B-School.
The speakers highlighted various aspects of the capital markets and the finance sector, including causes of a financial crisis and the remedies, and the use of technology in the financial markets.
A question and answer session was conducted at the end of the session. The program concluded with a vote of thanks by Prof. Dr. Sheetal Darekar, Head (Corporate Relations), Dr. D. Y. Patil B School. The conclave had over 160 management participants, among which 120 were from the 2018-20 batch and 40 were from the 2017-19 batch of the institute.