November 13, 2011

Operations and Supply Chain Club of IIM Raipur Launches its Magazine – Strive

The Operations and Supply Chain Club of IIM Raipur, OPEP, today launched its Magazine Strive. The Magazine was launched by the Director Prof. B.S Sahay who expressed his happiness over the initiatives being taken by the club for the benefit of Supply Chain Professionals. The highlight of the event was the launch of Tablet Friendly version of the Magazine which helps it to be viewed easily on smart phones and tablets. The magazine was launched in presence of internationally acclaimed expert Dr E. Peacock and Business India’s b-school ranking expert A T Raman who lauded the students of IIM Raipur for their efforts and hoped that the students shall continue to strive for excellence in the field of management. Mr Raman was specially delighted by the launch of tablet friendly version of magazine and went on to say that initiatives like this are necessary for the improvement of quality of b-schools in India.

Speaking on this occasion the Editor of Magazine and also Second year student, Rohit Bhagat, highlighted the salient features of the magazine. The magazine contains article from both academia and the industry with Companies like Safexpress and Maruti contributing to articles in the magazine. Noted contributors include Mr Pawan Jain CMD, Safexpress, Dr Krishan Kumar, Director, Maruti Center for Excellence,  Prof. Ravi Shankar, the foremost academician on Supply Chain wrote the cover article for the magazine expounding the Guru Mantras for a Successful Supply Chain. The students talked about the Supply Chain Dynamics of PDS system in Chhattisgarh, which was studied by students in internship last year and how it is becoming a role model for other states to emulate. He thanked his team for the successful release of the inaugural edition of the Magazine. The theme of the magazine was Green Supply Chain and its implications were also discussed. The magazine will now be available for students of all B-schools across India and also to Supply Chain Professionals in the industry. The Institute now plans to use Kindle for its future releases to make the publications widely available, Prof. Sahay hoped that this marks the beginning of wide spread use of Digital Platforms for dissemination of content, and promised that all future releases will leverage the power of technology.
To download the magazne, click on the following link

The writer of this article, Tarang Singhal is a PGP student of Indian Institute of Management, Raipur. Tarang is a member of the Public Relations Committee of IIM Raipur.

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