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Rajesh Chakrabarti

Dr. Rajesh Chakrabarti joined as Director at MDI, he has taught Finance and Public Policy for over two decades – at the University of Alberta, Canada, Georgia Tech, USA, the Indian School of Business (ISB) and Jindal Global University. Before joining MDI he was Professor and Dean at the Jindal Global Business School, Jindal Global University. As the founding Executive Director of the Bharti Institute of Public Policy at ISB’s Mohali campus he helped design and launch one of India’s leading public policy programs. He has also been Executive Vice President, Research and Policy at the Wadhwani Foundation. Rajesh has held visiting positions at various places including IIM Calcutta, ISI Delhi, IDF Gurgaon, ICN Nancy, France and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

  1. International Yoga Day, 2021

    MDI celebrated the morning of International Yoga Day, 2021 virtually in the presence of Dr. Navdeep Joshi, yog practical trainer and corporate instructor. Students, faculty and staff joined the program. The director, Prof. Rajesh Chakrabarti delivered the welcome address and shared the importance of yoga. Then, the dean, Dr. Jyotsna Bhatnagar also motivated the students with her inspiring words. It was a one hour program that included refreshing yoga asanas and meditation, with knowledge on the importance of yoga for mind and body. Everyone had a yoga-full start to the day!

    An engagement activity was also carried out with a yoga competition for MDI current students and alumni, also open to faculty and staff kids on campus. A 15-30 second video was asked for from the participants displaying a yoga asana. The same was judged by Dr. Navdeep Joshi and top three were declared.

    The programs were carried out by social initiatives club – Samaritans and the cultural club – Sanskriti

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    "Be with yoga, Be at home!”

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MDI Gurgaon celebrated Dandiya Night on 11 October, 2019. Organized by Sanskriti, the cultural club of MDI, the night was full of lights, music, food and laughter!

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Rural Illumina held at Pataudi Village on 8th October, 2019 as part of the Dussehra Mela organized for the people of the village

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Aug 12, KON successfully conducted. Colleges like FMS, IIFT, IIM-R participated in the event.

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MDI Gurgaon signed an MoU with Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC) on 09 October 2019 at MDI. Through this collaboration and in pursuit of common objective both the parties will work together in the emerging field of cybersecurity through creating and nurturing leaders to take up management roles, support creating a regulatory framework at the centre and state levels, developing of technology standards and for incorporating ethics at the workplace and other relevant areas.

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MDI Gurgaon celebrated International Day of Yoga on Friday, June 21, 2019. A yoga session by Dr. Navdeep Joshi was arranged for MDI fraternity including Faculty, Students and staff members from 06:00 am to 07:00 am at Library Greens.

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The institute recently started the First 6-month International Teaching Programme for a group of Korean participants on June 24, 2019. The Programme partially funded by the Korean Government is first of its kind. Prof. Shailendra K. Rai, Chairperson IRO and Dr. Parul Gupta, Programme Directors welcomed the participants and representatives of ICS Global, Mr. Kevin and Mr. Manik and Mr. Noh Young Jin, Managing Director KAMA India at MDI campus. Prof. Rai said "the participants will experience a range of inputs that would provide a deeper understanding of managerial issues as well as enhance critical approaches and communication skills. The Programme will prepare participants to seize opportunities outside their geographical boundaries".

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