With an aim to empower management students with changing industry trends, a web panel discussion on ‘Covid-19 and Beyond: Advantage India’ was hosted by MET Institute of Management on 7th May, 2020. The panel members included Mr. Priyadarshi Srivastava, Sr. V.P - Monarch Networth Capitals, Prof. Dr. Sachin Kale, Pathologist & Faculty - MGM Medical College and Hospital and Prof. Dr. Gupte, Faculty - MET Institute of Management.
The discussion began with Prof. Dr. Tandon, Deputy Director - MET Institute of Management giving an overview of the current scenario, followed by Mr. Priyadarshi expressing his views on the 3-E's viz. Economy, Employment and Environment, U shaped recovery post Covid-19 and government's financial aid to various sectors. Prof. Dr. Sachin Kale impressed upon the need for investment in the healthcare sector and even suggested privatisation of government hospitals. Prof. Dr. Gupte viewed the Covid-19 as a "Black Swan" and he opined there will be a paradigm shift in doing businesses and in terms of India's strategic relationships with other nations. He said India will be an important link.
The session was moderated by Dr. Nitin S. Kulkarni and concluded with a vote of thanks by Harpreet - a student of MET IOM (MMS).