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Best research papers awarded at IIM Kashipur’s Management Education and Research Colloquium (MERC)

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MERC is a scholars’ conclave pioneered by IIM Kashipur to celebrate knowledge, innovation, and collaboration in the field of management education and research announced three best research papers at the end of 3-day Management Education and Research Colloquium (MERC) on June 3.

Among the three, Shreya Srivastava, associated to Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT) Allahabad, secured the badge of best research paper award. IIT Kanpur’s Mohd Mujahid Khan’s paper on Newsvendor was chosen for the second-best paper while Delhi Technological University’s Virender Kumar’s paper on NRI chosen as third best research paper of the conclave.

IIM Kashipur had received 720 research papers in the 4th edition of MERC, 300 were shortlisted for the for the final round. As many as 50% of the participants were female. After extensive scrutiny of 300 papers, the jury selected the three best papers.

MERC Convenor Prof. Somnath Chakrabarti, Dean (Academics) felicitated them with certificate and a sum of Rs 25,000, Rs 20,000, and Rs 15,000, respectively.

The MERC which was kick started on Friday (May 31) received research papers on 10 various tracks from a dozen of IITs and NITs, 10 IIMs, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Banaras Hindu University, Delhi University, Central University, and other premier institutes of the country.

A large number of research papers submitted on artificial intelligence in E-commerce, India’s COVID-19 vaccine diplomacy, Exposing online shopping, unintended consequences of lotteries, the life of Gig workers, tribal women millet entrepreneurs, Green pilgrimages of Uttarakhand and others.

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