1. A story in Down to Earth magazine talks about the online tracking of MGNREGA and how can it help to gauge rural distress in real-time. The story builds it base on the research of Professor Prasanna Tantri along with Shradhey Parijat Prasad and Nishka Sharma of ISB and Sumit Agrawal of NUS where they have developed an Index for localised distress (ILD) and an online interactive map to show areas facing moderate, normal and critical distress from 2016 -2018. Read the detailed story here
  2. Although apps are useful for tracking health, significant privacy concerns remain. The medical data of the users are at the disposal of app developers for business purposes says, Preeti Singh of Max Institute of Healthcare Management. Read her ISBInsight article in the Forbes
  3. Social media analytics can be used for making a positive impact on business outcomes and hence must be introduced in B-schools as an elective says Nupur Pavan Bang of Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise in her co-authored article. The author’s further stress on its ethics component too. Read the article in GARP
  4. A study by DIRI researchers at the ISB which found that over 25 percent of Public Distribution System (PDS) beneficiaries in Andhra Pradesh now use portability gets quoted in an article. Read more here
School in News

  1. Why is India not looked as a preferred education destination by international students? Economic Times tries to look at the possible reasons and quotes Dean Rajendra Srivastava. Read the story in Economic Times | Times of India
  2. India’s reputation as a study destination for internationals is still limited, but with the growth of the Indian economy, this could be set to change. Business Because talks about the reasons why the International students should consider an MBA from India. Read more here
  3. The percentage increase of women students at ISB is a result of consistent efforts, year-on-year, to ensure much-needed gender diversity in the classroom. Good numbers, in turn, will lead to an increase in the representation of women in the board rooms says a story in Economic Times. Read the story to know more about increasing number of women students at b-schools here
  4. Professor Rajendra Srivastava, Professor DVR Seshadri and Dr. Chandan Chowdhury participated as speakers in the two day 11th NAR India Convention-Game Changers. ISB was also the knowledge partner of this two days event that saw 30 add speakers share their knowledge, wisdom, and experience. Read more at APNnews
  5. ISB's Business Technology Club organised a two-day Product Conclave with 'Product for the next billion users,' as its theme. This first-of-its-kind event centered around technology and innovation in product management brought together industry heads discussing the emerging trends in technology for product development. Read more in Hindu |UNIIndia | Telangana Today
  6. ISB and Microsoft India on Friday joined hands to equip Indian business leaders with tools and strategies to make their organisations Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven. Through the creation of the AI Digital Lab, the two organisations will collaborate in research which will use AI and Machine Learning (ML) to study issues that are relevant for business and public policy. In addition, they will also jointly introduce a new executive programme, to begin in October which aims to train 1,000 executives in AI. Read the news in Times of India |The Hindu |Economic Times |LiveMint |New Indian Express |Hindu Business Line
  7. Shri M Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India inaugurated the second edition of Deccan Dialogue, organised by Indian School of Business in partnership with Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. The theme of the conference was ‘Economic Diplomacy in the age of disruptions.’ The daylong event witnessed prominent leaders from various walks of life discussing issues on diplomacy. Read the news in  The Hindu  |Hindu Business Line | Business Standard| The Hindu | New Indian Express
  8. Indian School of Business (ISB) and Moscow School of Management (MSM) SKOLKOVO signed a cooperation agreement at the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok (Russia). ISB and SKOLKOVO Business School have jointly agreed to develop educational modules for executive training, as well as other special programs in the area of business education with particular focus on the leading companies and corporate institutions in India, Russia, and other countries .Read the news in Times of India  |The Hindu |New Indian Express |UNIIndia| Andhra Jyothi | Sakshi |Telangana Today 
  9.  The Indian School of Business and Goldman Sachs have announced the launch of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Ambassadors Programme. The programme is the first-ever advanced course for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women, which has trained more than 1,500 women entrepreneurs, from more than 20 states in India, since 2008. The programme will begin on November 17, 2019, at ISB’s Mohali campus and will be taught by ISB’s faculty. Read more in Tribune | The Hindu| Indian Express | Times of India | Telangana Today | Business Insider | UNI | India Education Diary| DailyHunt | Mohali Today
  10. Indian School of Business has secured the seventh position globally in the Forbes Best Business Schools 2019 rankings. ISB is the top-ranked B-School from Asia among those surveyed. Read more in Tribune |Hindu  | NewIndianExpress| AndhraJyoti  |India Today | Babushahi |HT Syndication| Dailyworld| BritishAsiaNews| CanIndia News | Englishpost | Business Insider |IndiaUpdates| NetIndia123| UNIIndia | Newwebindia123
  11. The Indian School of Business will be hosting the Lord Mayor of London, Peter Estlin on 18th September at its Hyderabad campus. He will be there to kickstart the school’s annual finance summit Artha, which is scheduled to take place on October 18 and 19, 2019. Read more in Times of India |Hindustan Times | Siasat Daily | Telangana Today | India Education Diary | Dailyhunt | |
  12.  ISB hosted its annual leadership summit ILS 2019 across both its campus from September 20-22, 2019. Hosted by the PGP Co2020, the summit saw a lot of action with thought leaders from different verticals coming in to interact with students on The Leading Edge: Ideas to Impact’. Read more in Tribune |Times of India| Hindustan Times |Babushahi | Hindustan Times |Telangana Today  | Dainik Bhaskar | Andhra Jyoti| Babushahi | Amar Ujala | Dainik Bhaskar| Hindustan Times | Telangana Today| Business Standard | moneycontrol
Faculty in News

  1. Professor Prasanna Tantri comments in a story that talks about the revised deposit rates by State Bank of India, its reason and impact. Read the story in New Indian Express | Morning Standard
  2. Professor Kiran Pedada shares his views on reports that Amazon is in talks to invest in Reliance Retails. Read the story in CNN Business
  3. Professor Kavil Ramachandran talks about the lessons that entrepreneurs can learn from the late V G Siddhartha's story. Read his interview in
  4. Professor Siddharth Shekhar Singh comments in a story about the two-pronged strategy of Flipkart where the brand wants to serve all price points by taking on the online and offline players in the mass premium to premium segment. Read the story in Business Standard
  5.  Professor Kavil Ramachandran says that one of the critical things for successfully professionalising a promoter-led company is the “quality of family governance and the family’s commitment to honor the new arrangement in letter and spirit.” Read his views and the full story about the Raymond group in the Economic Times
  6. Professor Anand Nandkumar writes an article on how Artificial Intelligence will reshape the competitive dynamics of industries. Read more here
  7. Corporations should proactively demonstrate their custodianship responsibilities to leave a better world for future generations, says Professor Kavil Ramachandran. Read his article in Business India
  8. Emerging market firms are increasingly focusing on acquiring brands from the developed markets. The main rationale behind this strategy is to expand aggressively and rapidly into global markets, Says Professor Kiran Pedada in his co-authored article with Surbhi Gupta. Read their views in Fortune India
  9.  'In our attempt to seek the illusory concept of fairness post-bankruptcy, by making the bankruptcy procedure complicated, we are doing exactly the opposite,' says Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry. Read his article on corporate bankruptcy in Economic Times.
  10.  “Most companies can learn from new entrants, such as SMEs, whereas creative new minds can benefit from established practices to help governments,” says Professor Kavil Ramachandran. He gets quoted extensively in a story that looks into the challenges and opportunities that await as companies integrate technology with the people they sell to, buy from, and work with every day. Read the story in Economist
  11.  "An ecosystem has to developed that is incentive compatible for all the parties involved for collaboration to happen and also lead to blockbuster successes'', says Professor Anand Nandkumar. He gives his views in a story that talks about bringing scientific research and commercial activity together. Read the story in Economic Times
  12. Professor Kiran Pedada gives his views in a story that talks about Tata Power looking to transform from just a supplier of power to a more integrated business model, from being B2B to B2C now. Read the story in Financial Express.
  13. ‘Quality of faculty in research related work is the distinguishing factor of any institution’ says Professor Siddharth Shekhar Singh. He gives his comments in a story that overall talk about the quality and excellence of education in South India .Read his views in Economic Times
Students in News

  1.  “No doubt blindness comes with its own set of challenges, especially since most of the world is designed with sighted people in mind,” says Shravya Kanthi from the PGP Co2020. Shravya, who is visually impaired since birth talks about her challenges and determination to overcome those. She also talks about ISB’s support where the school has multiple rounds of discussions with her to ensure that they could make classes more inclusive for her. Read her story in Deccan Chronicle
  2. Rajiv Netra from PGPMAX class of 2020 was invited as a panelist to speak on technology and water conservation at the Water Conclave organised by the Times of India group. Rajiv is VP - Marketing WEGoT Utility Solutions, a startup that has developed a sensor-based water meter that helps track consumption real-time through a smartphone. Read the news in Times of India