CII MBA placement initiative Ambar held in Mumbai

MUMBAI: The first edition of CII's Ambar - After MBA Recruiting - a two day event was held at IIT- Powai Campus on 14 February. The event brought together the industries and institutes located in the western region of India.



During the course of the event, over 160 students across various colleges and B-Schools participated in the event. The event was organized primarily to guide the colleges and get their students placed in reputed companies and simultaneously help the companies to source top quality students to work in their respective organization.

Addressing the gathering IIT Mumbai director professor Ashok Misra said, " Today large number of students in India aspire for high quality education. However, in India we face the unique problem of high quality faculty, an issue we need to address as a country. He mentioned that foreign universities are taking advantage of the above issue and are enticing the Indian students and faculty.



Misra advised students that as future professionals, they should be committed to their job and refrain from changing their jobs frequently for remuneration. He asked the students to work on personal vision and ensure that it matches with their company's vision and in turn with the country's vision.

IAS Commissioner, director of Employment in Mumbai Jayashree Mukherjee in her address said, " Studies have revealed that the rate of job creation in our country is low and this has been further hampered due to mechanization which has been taking place in the industries."



Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd senior VP Nandan Maluste gave an overview of various opportunities which are existing in the sector mentioning that on the whole host of job opportunities are being created in Retail & Insurance Companies. He advised students that its is very important for them to understand the product before they 'sell' it.

During the event, marketing students got a chance to interact with prominent corporates such as Abid Ali from TCS, P.V. Krishna, Head of Products from Wartsila India Ltd, Chinar Desphande, CIO of Pantaloon Retail India Ltd. They gave them insights on the career options available in various sectors of the industry like manufacturing, finance, retail etc.

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