Digital India: Possibility or mirage?

Unless you have been living under a rock the news during the last couple of months have invariably focused on two topics: Demonetization and Digital India. Demonetization was the immediate trigger wherein 86% of the country’s high denomination notes were rendered invalid resulting in citizens scurrying for hitherto neglected digital non-cash modes of payments. This […]

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Buzz: The quarterly e-newsletter of Presidency Group of Institutions

The 2015-16 academic year results are out for CBSE Grade X Board exams, and Presidency Schools in Bengaluru and Mangaluru continue their winning streak. While PSBS and PSBE achieved the goals both in terms of school average over 9 CGPA (PSBS-9.47,PSBE-9.39) and 35 % (PSBE) & 39% (PSBS) of students scoring perfect 10 CGPA. 12 students of PSMNG and 2 students of PSBN have scored perfect 10 CGPA.

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Best HR practices in institutes of higher education (part 2)

This is the concluding part of this two-part series blog, where I had shared my thoughts on why entities from the education and training sector in India do not feature in the “Great Places To Work” list. I was trying to understand if there were any underlying common themes in the best HR practices in corporations, and I found that it ultimately boils down to these basic points

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Presidency College wins the 1st rank

In the comprehensive nation-wide survey of India’s Best Colleges 2016 conducted by India Today,Presidency College, Bengaluru has been ranked as the no. 1 Best Emerging College in Commerce stream!

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Best HR practices in institutes of higher education (Part 1)

In today’s highly competitive world, we often read and hear a lot of news about how “employees are the most valued assets”. The media is abuzz with interesting case studies on the innovative things companies are doing to hire and retain people. Words like “employee engagement” are seen very frequently being used, and the hot topic of discussion among leaders revolve around how to increase productivity among employees.

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Best HR practices in institutes of higher education (part 2)

By Nissar Ahmed, Chancellor, Presidency University This is the concluding part of this two-part series blog, where I had shared my thoughts on why entities from the education and training sector in India do not feature in the “Great Places To Work” list. I was trying to understand if there were any underlying common themes […]

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Best HR practices in institutes of higher education (Part 1)

By Nissar Ahmed, Chancellor, Presidency University In today’s highly competitive world, we often read and hear a lot of news about how “employees are the most valued assets”. The media is abuzz with interesting case studies on the innovative things companies are doing to hire and retain people. Words like “employee engagement” are seen very […]

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Make in India – Building a truly world-class Indian University

Down the ledgers of time, forty years and it seems like just a few days for me! I still remember the long and eventful journey that began in a 2-bedroom residential house in 1976, with just 4 students…

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