Edition: July 2021

Excellence at Work: Indian Forest Service – Jyotsna Sitling, PGPPM 2011

Jyotsna Sitling, the first female tribal Indian Forest Service officer talks about her transition as an institutional entrepreneur who assiduously worked with the community at the grassroots to find sustainable solutions to diverse equity and environment-related problems affecting their livelihoods as a Green Warrior to becoming a seasoned policy entrepreneur...

IIMB Covid Warrior: Sharad Tibdewal, MPEFB 2010

There are several stories of people from the society doing their bit to fight the pandemic and health crisis due to the second wave of Covid-19. Sharad Tibdewal is one such name in the list of covid warriors, who has pledged to come forward in the drive to give back...

IIM Bangalore Alumni Association’s DonateAVax Initiative

As part of our collective Recovery, Rehabilitation & Prevention plans for Covid-19, IIMBAA will vaccinate 100,000 beneficiaries from underprivileged sections of the society or from underserved parts of India, in partnership with healthcare service providers. IIMBAA DonateAVax initiative is expected to support and argument the government’s vaccination drive by underwriting...

Events @ IIMB

IIMB welcomes PhD and NSR Pre-doc students with an inauguration and orientation program from June 28-30 The new batch has 25 students joining the PhD and 11 students joining the Pre-doc programmes “Look after your mental and physical wellbeing. Be very focused on the long-term goals – do not be...

PGP Orientation Session

PGP1s’ First Glimpse into Life at IIMB: Student-Alumni Meet 4th July 2021: The Student Alumni Committee, in association with Alumni and PGP Office, conducted the virtual section-wise Alumni Interaction Sessions for the 48th PGP and 2nd PGPBA batches of IIM Bangalore. The sessions were graced by 20+ esteemed Alumni from...

Snippets

Treebo Hotels closes $16M in Series D round led by Accor Bengaluru-based budget hotel chain Treebo Hotels has raised INR 118 Cr ($16 Mn) in a fresh series D funding round which will provide the startup with much-needed cash infusion as the travel and hospitality industry slowly recovers from the...

IIMB News

QS EMBA Rankings 2021: IIM Bangalore ranked Best in India IIMB is only Indian B-school to feature in global Top 100  The Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has been ranked the best in India in the latest edition of QS Executive MBA...

How to lay the solid foundation for semiconductor fabrication in India

– Prof. Anshuman Tripathy and Hariram Thirukaruvagur Ramesh The time has come that India incentivises local industries to make indigenous semiconductor chips. Here’s how PLIs and SLIs will help establish a new industry and meet the ever-increasing demand. Covid-19 has brought about a lot of realizations across the world.  While...

What America’s dramatic Covid-19 turnaround can teach India

–  Dr. Anjul Khadria and Dr. Prateek Raj The crisis response of the US shows that evidence-based leadership that respects data, scientists and experts, funds science and and coordinates its crisis response can dramatically turn around the fate of a country. India needs a course correction too On January 12,...

NSRCEL Start-up: Kombucha Brewers India

Brewing a unique business model With the aim to build bridges between food and communities through innovation in existing food ecosystems, Honey launched Kombucha Brewers India and says the mentoring provided by NSRCEL at IIMB is helping her achieve business milestones Kombucha Brewers India is a fermentation-based food startup based...

NSRCEL Start-up: Dezinebox

Dezinebox makes architectural designs & interiors affordable for everyone Dezinebox is already vowing its customers across the nation and fast-growing in popularity Home is the most prized possession for a family. They spend their time and hard-earned money on making everything just perfect. The millennial generation, known for its unconventional...

Book Releases

Platform Business Models: Frameworks, Concepts and Design (Management for Professionals) IIMB congratulates Professor R Srinivasan, of the Strategy area, for his new book Platform Business Models. About the Book: This book introduces platform firms as unique business models. Leveraging on the early literature on network economics and strategy frameworks, this...

Students Corner

The student corner is an exclusive section of LSquare that brings to you the literary creation, pen-craft, creative content contributed by students. Official on-boarding of the Class of 2023 27th June 2021 With high spirits and mixed emotions, the 48th batch of PGP and 2nd batch of PGPBA students officially...