2021

IIMB Covid Warriors

Dear Fellow Alumni, As you are all aware India has been hit hugely by the second wave of Covid with much more severity and rage. India faces a shortage of medical facilities and medicine. Many IIMB alumni are actively engaged with providing relief during these times and doing their bit...

Snippets

IIMB alumnus Manuj Khurana appointed Policy and Business Development Head for Tesla India Operations An alumnus of the 2015 batch of IIMB’s two-year full time MBA – the Post Graduate Programme in Management, he was among the top-20 students admitted to IIM Bangalore who were nominated for the Aditya Birla...

Bengaluru Woman, a Sustainability Champion trains hundreds of participants to grow Turmeric joyfully across the Globe

Turmeric the powerful anti-inflammatory drug fits into our everyday life and helps in the treatment of many different ailments. Editor, Agriculture World Dr Lakshmi Unnithan was in conversation with Meena Krishnamurthy an MBA from IIM-Bangalore and a Vedanta student who inspires to lead a simple life and contribute endlessly to Sustainability aligned with Mother Nature. Meena is on her...

IIMB News

Prof Rejie George Pallathitta voted Professor of the Year in 2021 by IIMB students: InsideIIM Professor Rejie George Pallathitta, IIM Bangalore faculty in the Strategy area and IIMB Chair of Excellence, has been voted ‘Professor of the Year in 2021’ by the students of IIM Bangalore, as reported by InsideIIM. Prof....

Entrepreneurial Mindset: An Essential Life Skill

– Prof Srivardhini K Jha, Chairperson, Entrepreneurship area at IIMB It is an orientation, a way of thinking and acting that allows individuals and organizations to navigate uncertainty Entrepreneurship education has been in the spotlight for some time now. Following a spirited debate on the teachability of entrepreneurship, the general...

IIMB hosts Distinguished Alumni Awards 2021

IIMB organized its first virtual DAA ceremony, on 17th April 2021. The awards are usually given out on the pre convocation day, but due to the ongoing pandemic, the schedule was altered to make it convenient for many to attend. The DAA 2020 awardees are Dhruv Deepak Saxena (PGP 1975-77), Kusum...

NSRCEL Start-up: Dockare

About Dockare: The biggest challenge in healthcare is to improve communication between the patients and the doctors.  Take the example of the COVID pandemic. Patients reach doctors with scrambled and unstructured information about their illness. The doctors on the other hand who are already stretched, spend 80% of the time...

In Memoriam

With deep sadness, we have to inform you that we lost six alums to the pandemic. It was a difficult month for the entire IIMB community. We would like to express heartfelt condolences on behalf of the entire IIMB community. We pray for the departed souls. Our condolence to their...

Lower Your Expectations

– Prof S Ramesh Kumar, Marketing IIMB Recently, when I voluntarily tipped an autorickshaw driver and he accepted the money without any acknowledgement, I was irked. Later, it occurred to me that my expectations about his behaviour, rather than his behaviour per se, may have put me off. I was...

IIMB Alumna run Free Mental health NGO – Vishwas turns 30

A counseling centre in Jayanagar has won an award for distinguished service. It was founded by Mr. Ramesh Venkateswaran, alumna IIMB 1980 Batch. Vishwas Society for Mental Health received The Elsa Cares Award, instituted by The Alumni of Lady Sriram College, Delhi. The award includes a grant of Rs 50,000. ...

NSRCEL Start-up: Canectar Foods

Techie Couple Quit Job to Build Preservative-Free Sugarcane Juice Empire; Earn Lakhs Milind and Kirty Datar, from Maharashtra, worked in the IT sector for 13 years before taking the startup plunge. They decided to sell sugarcane juice across Pune and Mumbai. For 13 years, since 1997 to be precise, Milind...

Student’s Corner

The student corner is an exclusive section which brings to you the literary creation, pen-craft, creative content contributed by students. When to ask Why… I respect the words pain, depression and vain for the sole reason of their genuineness. They are not hypocrites hiding a devilish horn behind an angelic...

Book Releases

In The Footsteps Of Rama: Travels with the Ramayana From the Back Cover: Vikrant Pande and Neelesh Kulkarni’s quest to retrace the trail of Rama’s fabled travels during his years in exile began with their trying to locate Chitrakoot on the map and realizing that they had little idea where...

Eternal Optimist: Captain Shubhajeet Mazumdar, PGP 2011

He has served in the army as a captain and defended our borders. In his second innings, he aced the CAT exams and had invitations from the most prestigious institutions of the country. An entrepreneur, sportsman, adventure enthusiast, marathoner, fitness junkie – in all a person with limitless gusto for...