Yogyathwa - Book Launch
Yogyathwa - a book by Dr. Bala V Balachandran, Mr. T.N. Seshan & Mr. Nixon Fernando released
The Book titled - YOGYATHWA - Simple Access To Powerful Leadership, authored by Dr. Bala V Balachandran, Founder, Dean & Chairman, Great Lakes Institute of Management and Chancellor - Great Lakes International University, Shri T N Seshan - Former Election Commissioner of India and co-authored by Mr. Nixon Fernando, Faculty, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai was launched at Hotel GRT Grand in T. Nagar, Chennai.
The book was released by Mr. N Vittal IAS - Former Chief Vigilance Commissioner, Mr. T S Krishna Murthy IAS - Former Chief Election Commissioner of India, Mr. Vinod Dasari - Managing Director - Ashok Leyland and Mr. Manikandan Thangaratham, Director - Kindle Devices, Amazon. The evening also witnessed eminent members from the industry and academia attending the book release event and congratulating the authors.
Speaking on the launch, Dr. Bala V Balachandran said, "I am honored to co- author this book along with Shri T N Seshan, a man known for his able leadership and Mr. Nixon Fernando of Great Lakes. The book talks about transformational leadership in current business scenario. Today, right from startups to bigger corporates, everyone is adapting organization structures, methods to survive and compete in this unreliable market. And, Yogyathwa gives you the best of skills and step-by- step guide to improve and transform your leadership skills.
Delivering the chief guest address, Mr. N Vittal IAS - Former Chief Vigilance Commissioner, said "Yogya" in Sanskrit means competence. The two authors of this book Dr. Bala and Mr. Seshan have already showed this world what competence can do. Dr. Bala by establishing such a great institute and Mr. Seshan by showing this country the true power of a Government Bureaucrat."
Congratulating the authors, Mr. T S Krishna Murthy IAS - Former Chief Election Commissioner of India, said, "Leaders should acquire power. A fine example amidst us is my own predecessor Mr. Seshan who, through his powerful leadership changed the way people looked at the Election Commission and set higher standards for everyone who followed." Mr. Vinod Dasari, Managing Director - Ashok Leyland, a student of Dr. Bala in Kellogg, thanked Dr. Bala for instilling a bit of "yogyathwa" in every one of his students.
The event was also graced by Dr. Gandhirajan IPS - ADGP, Mr. Sunil Kumar - Centre Head, World Bank, Chennai, film actor Ms. Gautami Tadimala and many such dignitaries from various industries.