CIMP hosted 2nd International Financial Management Conference

CIMP hosted 2nd International Financial Management Conference

Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna (CIMP) hosted 2nd International Financial Management Conference on 9 February, 2024 in Hybrid Mode. This seminar served as a platform for research scholars, academics, and industry professionals from diverse backgrounds to come together and engage in discussions regarding the latest trends and best practices in the domain of Green Finance, Financial markets, Sustainable Finance and Financial Inclusion. 


The event started by lightening the ceremonial lamp by Prof. Dr. Rana Singh, Director CIMP, (Patron, IFMC), Dr. Anubha Prasad (General Manager, SIDBI) as chief guest, Mr. Kumod Kumar, CAO CIMP, Prof. Santosh Kumar, Chairperson (IFMC,2024) and Prof. Ranjit Tiwari, Convenor (IFMC,2024). It was followed by a welcome speech by Director CIMP. 


The session was further addressed by Dr. Anubha Prasad who is General Manager with SIDBI and founder of Karekeba Ventures. During the speech, she highlighted the impact of strategic roadmap in finance, importance of green finance, Sustainable Development Goals 2030 with a note “Greening the Finance and Financing the Green”. 


The Keynote Speaker (Industry), Mr. Kumar Anand, MD & Head, S Cube Capital, Singapore, who joined in virtual mode, delivered his keynote address on “The Need for Green Infrastructure, Focus on Local Product and Public Private Partnership”.


The Guest of Honour (Industry), Mr. Kumar Ayashkanta, Group Chief Investment Officer, Wipro Enterprises, who joined with a virtual presence, discussed about the investment psychology, problems faced by the investors and the importance of fundamentals while investing. 


The conference featured a wide range of topics like Green Finance, Financial markets, Sustainable Finance, Financial Inclusion, Financial Performance, and Digital Learning among others. 


Out of the total 43 paper submissions received, 29 were accepted and registered, among which 28 were presented in the conference. 

The conference was conducted in 5 parallel technical sessions with research paper presentations from various institutes. The seminar was meticulously structured to serve as a forum where academicians, researchers and students could exchange their knowledge and perspectives. This gathering presented attendees with an exceptional chance to gain insights from some of the foremost authorities in these fields, encompassing Green Finance, Green Bonds, Financial Literacy, Financial Inclusion and Transparency. 

Total number of 3 overseas institutions took part in the conference including Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan, Oklahoma State University, United States and Pennsylvania State University, United States. While the number of National institutions which took part in the conference were 22, including institutes of eminence like IIM Ranchi, BIT Mesra, IIM Sambalpur, BHU Varanasi and others.

During the valedictory session, the Keynote Speaker (Academia), Dr. Sudarshan Paramati, Professor, School of Business in the University of Dundee, UK, delivered his keynote address on “Climate change CO2 emissions and reduced emissions for attaining sustainability goals”.

Further, the Guest of Honour (Academia), Dr, Gopal Krishna Sarangi, Associate Professor, TERI School of Advanced Studies, shaded light on “Repositioning of States and Changing Geopolitics and; Complementarity and Sustainability”.

Finally, Prof. Sibananda Senapati summarized the conference and boosted the spirits of the attendees with his words of wisdom.

The best paper award was awarded to: Jo Hui Chen and his co-authors for his paper “The Spillover Effects of Volatility: The Study of Innovation for Carbon Emission ETFs” with a prize money of INR 10,000.

The session was concluded with vote of Thanks by Prof. Santosh Kumar along with certificate distribution to the participants and announcement of 3rd International Financial Management Conference to be held in February, 2025.