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Mr. V. B. Padode

Overview

Mr. Vijaysingh B. Padode
Chairman - Centre for Developmental Education (CDE) Society and Chief Editor - Dalal Street Investment Journal (DSIJ)

Mr. Vijaysingh B. Padode is a Chief Editor and founder of Dalal Street Investment Journal and Flash News Investment Weekly since last 19 years, which are largest circulated investment magazine of India. He is also a Chairman of Central of Developmental Education a society since 1996.

He has served the Government of India in the Indian Revenue Service for nearly 3 decades He opted for voluntary retirement from this service to pursue his childhood dream of building his own enterprise in the publishing space. He pioneered financial journalism in the country by creating India's largest and the most circulated investment magazine Dalal Street Investment Journal (DSIJ). The DSIJ has been recognized as a primary vehicle for propagating financial literacy in the country and for shattering the myths associated with the capital markets in the minds of the public at large. The launch of this journal coincided with the liberalization of the economy and this coincidence helped both the government and the enterprise floated by Mr. V B Padode to achieve their respective objectives.

The magazine was the seed for the creation of more ventures which are now popularly referred to as the DSIJ group. Amongst the known success of this group is the IFIM Business School which was founded by Mr. V B Padode after acquiring Center of Developmental Education (CDE) a not for profit society registered in the state of Karnataka. IFIM Business School ranks amongst the top 50 business schools in the country and is also rated as the number one private business school in Bangalore.

His passion for literacy resulted in more number of publications in the financial market. Some of the successful publications are the Stock Market Book, Corporate Results, PSU’s of India, Top Golden 400-companies of India and Business School Directory.

Mr. V B Padode holds a LLB and Master in Arts in Economics.

Achievements

Member of Associations :

  • Selected member of the Editorial Board of Resaddersse International an international multilingual academic publication. Published from ESC Rennes School of Business, France. This review is ranked by ESSEC and IFSAM.
  • Selected member of the Training and Development Committee of Bangalore Management Association. 2006, 2009
  • Member of AIMS International,’The Association of Indian Management Scholars’ Houston, USA
  • Member of the “Editorial Advisory Board”of the M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Management research journal, ‘M S Ramaiah Management Review’.

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