KLS IMER, Belagavi had organized session by Mr. Sumedh Gupte, Regional head - Maharashtra & Gujrat, Business Standard Limited on 25th Oct., 2016 at KLS IMER for students and staff on "Expectations from the Industry from the Manager in 21st Century". He said 21st century could be India's Century taking in to account, following developments;
- Strong gross domestic product growth
- Fourth-largest base of start-ups (Start up India)
- Country's current focus on digitization (Digital India)
- India has youth population along with the talent (youngest nation in the World)
He also said what industry is expecting from the fresher's and how changes are taking place like desktop to tablets, landline to mobile & Maruti to BMW.