Edition: September 2020

Alum Ventures: HeyMath! – Nirmala Sankaran, PGP 1988

Founder of HeyMath! which has recently completed 20 years, Nirmala Sankaran leaves you with a feeling of awe and admiration. Her ideas on education and what it should necessarily do in each individual’s life gives a lot more as food for thought. Having conceived an idea with digitalization still seeming...

Alum Ventures: Flexing It – Chandrika Pasricha, PGP 1997

Innovative ideas are usually born out of necessity but become game changers and trendsetters when are fuelled by dynamic energy and determination. Chandrika Pasricha founded Flexing It recognizing a need and is now recognized as one of the leading women entrepreneurs of the country. Flexing It is now the largest...

Trailblazers: Indian Politician – Ghanshyam Tiwari, EGMP 2005

Ghanshyam Tiwari is the current National Spokesperson of the Samajwadi Party. He has also served as the advisor to the JD (U) government from 2010-15. He has an impressive educational background with an engineering degree from NIT Surathkal, Exec. Course from IIMB and Master’s degree from Kellogg School of Management...

IIMBAA Elections 2020

IIMBAA 2020 elections have come to a close. The two-stage process has taken almost 3 months and was being held for the first time. This was perhaps the largest B-School elections (in India) in terms of holding simultaneous elections across seven chapters and the number of participating voters. The Board office...

COVID 19 – IIMB Warriors

Vishwa Jhanani is a non-profit organization, which aims to help needy children & women through our various programs to make their lives better. Our prime focus are women & children who are in desperate need of helping hand including female infant, girl child, adolescent, mothers, destitute women, battered women and...

IIMB Singapore 2020 Anusmaran

IIMBians in Singapore got together virtually on 6th September 2020 to celebrate camaraderie in Anusmaran 2020, the first of its kind in the history of Anusmaran in Singapore. IIMB Alumni association Singapore conducted the event over zoom due to Covid-19 pandemic. The event witnessed candid conversation with 2 of our...

Snippets

Mr. Manish Tiwary, PGP 1995, Vice President for Consumer Business at Amazon India has now taken additional charge of Amazon’s Seller Business in India. Many Congratulations on your new role Mr. Tiwary. Read more: Business Standard IIT-IIM alumni turn Guwahati waste into power GPS Renewables, a clean-tech firm, founded and...

Different Perspectives of Independence..

True empowerment: freedom vs. independence As India’s Independence Day approaches I wonder why it isn’t called Freedom Day.  Did India not free itself from its colonisers?  Does it matter that the subjugation happened slowly over a few hundred years with the tacit consent of the country’s feuding rulers?  The relationship between the...

Events at IIMB

Cultural E-fest at IIM Bangalore: Aarambh 2020 The students of IIM Bangalore set a precedent by hosting an entire cultural evening, virtually.  Aarambh’20 was the first cultural event, jointly organized by the students of the 47th batch of the two-year Post Graduate and the very first batch of the Business...

Student’s Corner

The student corner is an exclusive section of LSquare which brings to you the literary creation, pencraft, creative content contributed by students. Near, yet so far! Two people walking down a path, To one a lonely road, To another the loners’ road, I see that tiny frame walk away from...

Maharashtra labourer’s daughter to shape her dreams at IIMB

Bharati Amodkar who joined the 2020-22 batch of PGP, the flagship programme of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, has had a remarkable journey. Bharati is the only daughter of a daily-wage earner. She toiled hard and broke societal norms to reach the corridors of India’s most prestigious B-school. “We lived...

NSRCEL Start-up: Chaika

Chaika, an instant tea premix firm, part of the Launchpad program at NSRCEL, has used the lockdown to successfully pivot their business model. About Chaika: Chaika is an instant tea premix company that makes masala chai in less than 10 seconds. It is like the Tang for Masala Chai where...

NSRCEL Start-up: KhaaliJeb

KhaaliJeb is a payment and banking app for Students & Youth. We make payment and banking for them – simple, fast, and extra rewarding. We are live as a full-fledged UPI PSP app for more than a year. Kotak Mahindra Bank is our sponsor bank. You can pay friends and...

In Memoriam

We deeply regret to inform the sad demise of our alum Amit Mittal, PGP 1994 on 15th July 2020. He suffered a massive cardiac arrest. Amit was a brilliant mind, an IITD alum (1992 Batch) and was finishing his PhD from IIM Lucknow. May his soul rest in peace. Our...