5th November,2020, The students of Gr XII – Commerce had an interactive session with Mr. S Sivakumar, Group Head of Agri and IT Businesses of ITC Ltd.
The students of Gr XII – Commerce were happy to be an audience to Mr S Sivakumar’s narrative of “Issues grabbing the Mindspace of Gen Next.”Mr. S Sivakumar, Group Head of Agri and IT Businesses of ITC Ltd, is among the winners of the Gramodaya Bandhu Mitra Puraskaras. He holds five board and advisor roles including Chairman of the National Agricultural Council at Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Board of Governors at Institute of Rural Management Anand, and Chairman at Technico Agri Sciences. He has conceptualised and spearheaded the execution of the path-breaking ITC e-Choupal model.
An avid reader, photography and blog-writing are his hobbies. They were taken on a journey of agriculture and food economy of India. He touched upon various topics related to the Green Revolution, depletion of groundwater, climate change and the extreme episodes of rain.
He delved on the issues related to demand driven production systems and that New Business models and technologies created by the young generation can take these initiatives forward. Being a repository of knowledge and wisdom, the humility of a great speaker reflected in his interactions with our students and they were truly thrilled and awed by him.