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Cultural And Sports Events

Batch meet :

IMDR has a long established custom to begin the academic year with this ice breaker wherein the senior batch welcomes the juniors by introducing themselves and all other belief, customs and practices of IMDR.

Teacher's day :

It is a special day for the appreciation for the effort of the faculty in preparing us for our career journey. At IMDR we celebrate it as a small but loaded event of celebrations to honor them for their special contributions.

Ganpati :

It is the first festival with the new and the old IMDR family where in the traditions and beliefs are passed on by the old to the new IMDRites uniting the cultural diversity within by worshipping lord Ganpati in IMDR with a vibe of spirituality & celebration all around with the beats of dhol echoing the campus.

Pankhida :

Pankhida (Garba night) is organized at the IMDR campus on the auspicious occasion of Navratri, where the campus is full of lights, colours, music, dance and festivity feels. Students, Faculties and Staff all enjoy and dance to the tunes of Garba.

Sanskriti :

It is a cultural event where juniors get a platform to present their skills and talents in front of the seniors in various forms such as flash mob, dance, singing, plays and many more.

Alumni meets :

IMDR being the pioneer in business education since 1974 has a huge alumni base. The alumni meets helps connect through cultural events like talent performances, games and a highly interactive session wherein the stories and experiences of the alumni so far are shared which guide us to start our own.


Books are indigenous parts of our life. A famous author says “ Books & doors are the same thing, you open them & you go through another world” . Publications Committee at IMDR, started a humble community of readers over whatsapp in August 2019. When the readers kept growing, a thought came to have a meet for them. So it was planned. IMDR, along with Rotary club of Pune South, arranged the launch of IMDR Reading club “ BOOKLOCKED”. The event started with Director IMDR, Dr. Shikha Jain sharing how her childhood was so growing up was so much fun with Enid Blyton & Roald Dahl. The evening dedicated to readers saw many renowned personalities. Mr. Mayuresh Didolkar, an author, columnist & entrepreneur, reviewed the book “ Ocean of Churn” by Sanjeev Sanyal. Mr. Amit Paranjape, a rotarian & voracious reader, spoke about “James Wales- Artist & Antiquarian” by Dr. Uday Kulkarni. Ms. Neelam Saxena, Author, Poetess & additional divisional Railway manager, with Indian Railways, Pune, read some of her poetry & short stories. CA Shailendra Marathe, author of best seller “ Price to Profit” spoke about his journey as an author & challenges faced while writing his first book. IMDR faculty, Dr. Giribala Dewasthale, spoke about her favourite author “ Gerald Durrell” & his books & made everyone laugh. IMDR student, Hrishikesh Deshmukh, reviewed the biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Issacson. With the some fun book quizzes, a “Mad About Book” story wall, a fun counter to make your own bookmark, the evening helped many readers, from different age groups, connect & discuss about their mutual love & find a Book buddy.