MBA Dept. receives DSIR Funding of Rs. 27.91 Lakhs from Ministry of Science & Technology, GoI
Dr. Vishal Samartha, Director-MBA Program along with her Team members Prof. Padmanabha B and Prof. Samarth Shenoy received a funding of Rs. 27.91 Lakhs for their Project titled - 'Socio Economic Development of Women Weavers Community in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi Districts of Karnataka'. The Project shall focus on empowering the women weavers in the endangered tradition of weaving. The introduction of power loom through the project will reduce the physical stress on legs and hands of women weavers, thereby improving quality and quantity of finished products. This will also increase the income of weavers and can attract younger generation. The tenurity of the Project is for two years benefitting 140 women weavers.
This shall be one among the several ongoing Projects of the institution. All the projects of the Department have been guided and supervised by Dr. Manjappa Sarathi, Director-R&D and Consultancy and Dr. Rajesha S, Principal. The Department also acknowledges the support of Mr. Manjunath Bhandary, Chairman, Bhandary Foundation.