Your browser is not supported for the Live Clock Timer, please visit the Support Center for support.

IIM Kozhikode donates 22,000 books worth Rs 1.1 crore to 30 colleges in Kerala as part of its CSR initiative

iim The 4th Edition of Book Donation programme, organised by The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) here today, donated over 22,000 books worth Rs 1.1 Crore iimk(approximately) to 30 colleges belonging to Kasaragod, Kannur, Wayanad, Malappuram, Palakkad and Kozhikode Districts of Kerala in the Malabar Region. The event was attended by over 350 students and faculty members of the beneficiary colleges.

This Book Donation programme was organized by the Institute, as a part of IIMK’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative. The event witnessed every beneficiary college being handed over close to 700 books each, worth Rs 3.5 Lakh (approximately) and covered a vast spectrum of academic subjects like Economics, Management, Accounting, Commerce, Marketing, Operations Research, Quantitative Methods, Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Business Ethics, Information Technology and Literature. Most importantly, these are books handpicked and recommended by the Faculty, for IIM Kozhikode students, and hence their significance.

The function was presided over by IIMK Director Prof. Debashis Chatterjee In his address to the invited guests, Professor Chatterjee said “IIMK’s Book Donation programme is part of our ‘social reputation’ creation by being socially relevant and sensitive to the communities to whom we are accountable to. Social reputation is the product of intellectual capital and the social capital the Organizations hold”. “I hope this small initiative will enthuse and inspire the young minds by the infinite knowledge that is embedded in those thousands of books being received by them and ignite a spark  that will help knowledge transcend generations, so that the fruits of this shall come back as new and renewed energy to strengthen our society”, he added.

As a symbolic gesture of book donation, Prof. Debashis Chatterjee handed over one copy each of the book entitled “Let’s Learn” to all the beneficiary colleges, an edited work of Prof. Chatterjee and three  other IIMK faculty members.

Earlier, Dr. M.G. Sreekumar, Chief Librarian and Information Officer, IIMK, welcomed the dignitaries, representatives from the beneficiary colleges and their students. Further, in his address to a packed auditorium Prof. C. Raju, Dean (Extension Programmes) IIMK, invoked the young minds to embrace knowledge with open arms and imbibe the values gained for the benefit of the society. Speaking on behalf of the beneficiary colleges, Prof. Biju Mathew, Malabar Christian College and Prof. Siraj of Sir Syed College, Thalipparamba expressed their gratitude to Director and Staff of IIMK for this noble gesture. Acknowledging that knowledge is true power, they invoked the participating students to pledge themselves to the message by Prof. Chatterjee of sharing the knowledge gained through books and passing them on to their peers as a true torchbearer.

The Vote of Thanks for the function was proposed by Lt. Col (Retd.) Julius George, Chief Administrative Officer, who expressed his gratitude to the Director and Staff of IIMK for their efforts to organise this event and also to the beneficiary colleges and students, for enthusiastically participating in this programme.

More News from Education

Hemalini shares a memoir

  CNM Movie Reporter Bollywood dream girl Hema Malini is all set to make a comeback with Shimla Mirchi. Meanwhile, the actor shared an early picture of her film. The picture is very specific. This photo taken by Hemalini in the guise of Goddess is now the talk of the fans. The actor says that she […]

Renji Panicker to release first look teaser of ‘Oru Canadian Diary’

CNM Movie Reporter Debut director Seema Sreekumar who is the granddaughter of poet Kunhiraman Nair,directs the movie Actor-director Renji Panicker will release the first look teaser of ‘Oru Canadian Diary’, directed by debut director Seema Sreekumar under the banner of Sreem Productions, on his official Facebook page at 6 pm on October 14. The movie’s […]

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan as Ravana in Prabhas movie Adipurush

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan will play the role of Ravana in Prabhas’ movie Adipurush, which is being prepared by Om Rout based on the Ramayana story. This is the first time Prabhas and Saif Ali Khan have teamed up. Prabhas made the announcement on his social media account. Prabhas shared the poster saying that […]

Recent News

Education

Calicut Half Marathon 2021: Cricketer Robin Uthappa conferred with IIM Kozhikode National Excellence Award

April 7, 2021

CNM Education Reporter Director IIM Kozhikode, Prof. Debashis Chatterjee, today bestowed renowned cricketer  Robin Uthappa with the IIM Kozhikode National Excellence Award for his remarkable contribution to the field of cricket. This is the 3rd edition of the Award, presented annually to eminent personalities for their contribution to the world of sports, and to commemorate IIMK’s iconic […]

‘Start-O-Sphere’ 2021: IIM Kozhikode announces 6th Edition of Unique Start-up Meet

  Registrations begin as 2021 edition goes completely virtual, with an estimated potential fund base of INR 7 crores. IIMK expert faculty to mentor budding entrepreneurs  The Indian Institute of Kozhikode, is all set to organize the sixth edition of its annual National Entrepreneurship Summit ‘Start-O-Sphere’ on March 6 and 7. The event is organized […]

March 5, 2021

Union Minister Sanjay Dhotre inaugurates NIT-C mega hostel-2

CNM Reporter  Union Minister of state for Education  Sanjay Dhotre inaugurated the 1500-room hostel in virtual mode The newly constructed Mega hostel at NIT Calicut was inaugurated by the Union Minister of state for Education, Electronics & Information Technology and Communications,Sanjay Dhotre via video conferencing. Speaking on the occasion, Dhotre noted that the collective efforts of faculty, staff […]

February 26, 2021

More News