Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM) will be hosting its annual business conclave, Abhivyakti, on August 18th, 2019



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Pre-Event Press Release

RM Business Conclave – Abhivyakti

August 18, 2019

Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM) will be hosting its annual business conclave, Abhivyakti, on August 18th, 2019. This is an industry interface program that facilitates collaboration and discussion amongst the best minds in the field of rural management. The theme for the event is “Tectonic Shifts in Rural Milieu”.

The theme this year aims to bring together academicians, professionals, and industry experts across fields to present their views on some of the issues which are trending and have a big impact on rural society. It is further divided into three sub-themes. The first sub-theme is, “Private Investment in subsistence consumer for inclusive growth and policy formulation”. It aims to discuss the growing role of the private sector and foreign investments that have become the key to address the issue of the subsistence consumer, and the need to access as well as comprehend the route to inclusive growth. The second sub-theme is, “Role of Marketing and Social Entrepreneurship in poverty alleviation of India”. It focuses on the need to merge to a common goal viz., to alleviate the poverty of the nation. The third sub-theme is “Policy advisory for rural governance and the need for skill development” which discusses a balanced growth of the agricultural and non-agricultural sector in playing an important role for creating better economic conditions. These sessions will enhance their understanding and will help them to identify solutions to the vital problems inundating the sector.

The event will be graced by ten eminent industry veterans addressing the above-mentioned issue and imparting their knowledge to the students. The speakers include Mr. Vishal Wadhwa (Executive Vice President & Head – Rural Business, Fullerton India), Mr. Murli Manohar (National Manager – Financial Planning and Analysis, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank), Ms. Jayashree Rao (Chief Marketing Officer, Micro Energy Credits), Mr. Mendu Srinivasulu (Vice President – eFresh Agribusiness Solutions Pvt Ltd.), Mr. Abhishek Kher (Assistant Vice President in Motor Business, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd.), Ms. Aparna Singh (Senior Manager- CSR & Projects, Projects and Skill Development, AISECT), Ms. Vibha Bansal (Associate Director – International Tax & Regulatory, KPMG), Mr. Jagannath Khuntia (GM-HR, Paradeep Phosphates Ltd.), Mr. Sanjit Kumar Behera (Director, Practical Action Foundation India) and Shri Priyaranjan (Deputy General Manager, RBI).

XUB believes in offering a platform for quality discussions on emerging issues and trends. The university organizes a plethora of superlative conclaves to ameliorate the students’ learning experience. Abhivyakti is one such business conclave aimed at providing an enriching interactive session concerning rural management.


Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) was established in accordance with the Xavier University Act 2013 and was inaugurated on the 7th of July 2014. XUB is India’s first digital University and an institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education. It is a self-financing institution imparting professional and technical education. XUB has 8 Schools that offer world-class education in different fields. XIMB offers an MBA in Business Management, Global Management and Executive programs. Xavier School of Human Resource Management (XAHR), erstwhile XIMB-HRM, offers the MBA-HRM program. MBA-RM is offered by the Xavier School of Rural Management (XSRM), erstwhile XIMB-RM. MBF- Master of Business Finance is offered by Xavier School of Commerce, MBA-SM by Xavier School of Sustainability (XSoS), and MBA-UMG by Xavier Centre of Urban Management and Governance. The Xavier School of Sustainability, Xavier School of Commerce, Xavier Centre of Urban Management and Governance, Xavier School of Economics, Xavier School of Computer Science and Engineering, and the Xavier School of Communications offer different postgraduate and undergraduate programs.

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