Faculty & students (PGDM Batch 2019-21) of GL Bajaj Institute of Management & Research, Greater Noida attended an online webinar on “Global Soccer E-Conclave” which was organized in collaboration with Sports Authority of India through ‘SPORTSEED-PRO’ on Saturday & Sunday, June 6 & 7, 2020 under the visionary guidance of Dr. Ajay Kumar, Director, GLBIMR.
The speakers of the session were Mr. Kushal Das, General Secretary, The All India Football Federation - AIFF, Mr. Henry Menezes, Deputy Chairman, Technical Committee, The All India Football Federation - AIFF, Mr. Mandar Tamhane, CEO, JSW, Bengaluru FC, Dr. Shaji Prabhakaran, President, Football, Delhi and Dr. Anirban Mallick, Sports Physician, National Institute of Sports. 15 speakers from 9 countries & 05 esteemed Soccer Institutes were the knowledge partners for the event.
In the conclave, renowned experts from different football domains shared their valuable insights about different aspects of football, analyzed challenges in the field of Soccer and discussed the future road map for each domain associated with Soccer ecosystem.
During the session, Mr. Kushal Das discussed the current situation of Football in India and shared feasible measures to take it forward. Dr. Anirban Mallick shared his valuable experience in Soccer Injury prevention and management. Mr. Henry Menezes shared his experience as an administrator in the Indian Football ecosystem. Dr. Shaji Prabhakaran talked about football management and shared ways to ensure effective administration of football to improve grassroots activities. Mr. Mandar Tamhane shared his experience in football operations & administration. Before concluding the session, a quiz was conducted in which the students actively participated and also benefited a lot from it.
Overall, it was a highly informative and insightful session.