IIM Shillong launches a Financial magazine Niveshak

 | September 04,2010 05:33 pm IST

General J. J singh had also graced the second Anniversary Edition release ceremony of IIM Shillong’s Finance magazine, “Niveshak”.

Also present at the occasion were Prof. N. Sivasankaran, faculty mentor for Niveshak, Lt.Colonel Matthew Thomas, Chief Administrative officer at IIM Shillong and Professor D K Agarwal, Dean (Academics) and Chairman of the PGP programme.


IIM Shillong’s Finance club on 2nd September launched the second anniversary issue of its monthly finance magazine “Niveshak”. The highlight of the Niveshak anniversary issue was the He Speaketh section which contained interviews of two eminent personalities – Mr. Sanjeev Gupta, CEO Sanlam Investments Emerging Markets and Dr. Paul Shrivastava, Director David O’Brien Center for Sustainable Enterprise Concordia University. The guest editor for this Niveshak anniversary issue was Mr. Ghanshyam Das Khandelwal, Head- Strategic Transactions group HSBC Bangalore.


On the occasion of the release, Faculty Mentor Prof. N. Sivasankaran said - "Niveshak is blessed with a good reader base consisting of an optimal mix of academia, practitioners and knowledge sailors, who collectively and individually lend “Meaning to its existence”.


This magazine that is currently circulated in the top 50 B- schools of the country along with a subscriber base of around 4000 is a symbol of the tremendous progress that IIM Shillong has made within the two year of its establishment. A completely online magazine, the Niveshak team led by Mr. Bhavit Sharma, second year student of the PGP programme has managed to garner a huge following in this short span of time. The magazine is a completely student driven activity with everything from the designing and editing to the distribution being done in house.


        General Joginder Jaswant Singh at iim Shillong