IFIM Business school organised ‘Convergence -2012’, the fourth Annual International Conference. The topic discussed was ‘Doing Business in India: Opportunities and Challenges in the Service Sector’ in Association with LUBEC, Germany and VCU, USA. To enable an in-depth discussion of ideas on doing business in India, opportunities and challenges in the service sector and its impact on Indian economy, IFIM Business School organised its fourth International Conference in the city recently. Speaking on this occasion, Dr M S Valliathan, National Research Professor said, “Convergence is a challenge and opportunity to people. In recent years, there is increase in public health in India which has achieved success in health care sector. Three important key aspects in district level committee is recognition, decentralization, integration. Under public private partnership scaling has been started. National medical insurance is less in India. There is a lack of innovative management and management community is ignored. Convergence would help the people to bring out their thought and also create opportunity for every sector of management.”
The conference was designed to discuss and deliberate on the service sectors which are fast expanding and gaining centre-stage in Indian Economy such as retail, health and medical tourism, financial services and education.
The conference which focused on the health care issues discussed the status of health care
sector in the country. Speaking about health care Sector in India, Dr Nanda Rajaneesh at the event, said, “Health care is no longer about treatment but it is also about prevention and care. Disease is not limited to rich and developed countries. In fact, poor developing countries suffer from larger number of health care issues due to various socio-economic factors.”