The Afghan war has left a trail of violence
Saqib Saleem Wani studied MBA but knew he wanted to be an actor early on. Fighting family pressure, he moved from Kashmir to Mumbai, and now has a leading role in an Voot Select espionage drama titled Crackdown 2
Learning liberal arts helps inculcate a sense of social responsibility, while building other skill sets are required in a professional setup: communication, creative thinking, problem-solving and transferable intellect and their applicability in real-world settings.
After a degree in mechanical engineering, Tirthankar Poddar aka 2Blue says doing an MBA in Marketing and Systems broadened his horizons, and shaped his personality and career as a musician
Business graduates feel augmenting the curriculum of B-schools with liberal arts and humanities helps them grow into well-rounded professionals, who are better equipped to deal with the ever-changing scenario that is the world of business.
Drawing from her own past where she was pitted against fiercely competitive officers, who were not always sensitive to women, ex-top cop Kiran Bedi feels that the institutions must look at entrenched habits and attitudes, and modify study programmes and courses accordingly, even if the results might not always be transformative.