A long cherished dream of our Director, Fr. Joe Arun S.J. was realized on the auspicious Tamil New year day (14th April, 2021) with the launch of LIBA’s own ERP system. Dr. M J Xavier, Chair CTI welcomed the gathering and narrated the journey of reconfiguring and automating processes in different departments, including Finance, Admissions, Library, Hostels, academics and HR, and thanked all the department heads and the staff for their cooperation. He thanked the Director for his vision and support that helped LIBA reach this historic milestone.
Father Director, explained how this remained an unfinished task for over 11 years and thanked Dr. Kishore Kunal and Mr. Murali and his team from e-Varsity (vendor side) and Prof MJ Xavier for finally making it happen. Based on his experience of ERP introduction in three institutions, he insisted that everyone should get trained on their modules of interest and start using ERP for its success. He said that the availability of data for decision making and accreditation purposes will significantly be enhanced with the introduction of ERP in LIBA. His narrated his vision to get dashboards built with analytics developed from the data captured by the ERP system.
The Director launched the ERP by the press of a button on his laptop. When the home screen opened up for the ERP portal of the Director, Mr. Murali explained the various features and gave an overview of different modules. The program concluded with Dr. Kunal sharing his experiences and a vote of thanks by Dr. Ramasubramaniam.