About Purvodaya

Purvodaya, the annual B-school fest of Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur is an amalgamation of events spread across all the domains of business and management. Spread across 3 days, it provides an ideal platform for the budding managers and innovators of today to hone their skills and test their mettle against their peers. The event hosts a complete business extravaganza.
We create an environment wherein students from all over India aspire to learn the business jargons and win the competitions. It aims to bring together management students from various B-schools of the country to a common platform where each participant presents his/her business acumen to be the best and win the competitions.
A coalescence of corporate tycoons, industry experts, technocrats and best business minds from all over India bring their vast knowledge share to the table The Speakers are creative market leaders, who share their insights at the leadership summit. Meeting the experts unlocks the secrets of commercial success. Together, they change how we think about business.
Purvodaya is the place to learn, share and develop new ways of thinking. It is a festival of ideas, innovation, challenge and creativity, a place where future businessmen and corporate leaders of different backgrounds come to grow.
Purvodaya concludes on an ecstatic note with a fun-filled cultural night thereby adding colors to the mundane MBA life.


“The past, like the future, is indefinite and exists only as a spectrum of possibilities.”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

In today's dynamic and fast-paced world, the ability to navigate change and explore uncharted territories is paramount. In every industry, from finance to technology, from marketing to entrepreneurship, the horizon is continually shifting. What was once considered the cutting edge is now the norm, and what lies ahead remains a tantalizing mystery. To define a horizon is to limit, but to venture beyond the confines of fear, doubt, and uncertainty one must remember that the end of a horizon is the beginning of the other. The theme 'Navigating New Horizons' represents our collective commitment to growth, innovation, and the pursuit of excellence. It encourages us to break free from the confines of the familiar and embrace the challenges and opportunities that lie beyond. As we explore new horizons together, we'll discover that the end of one journey is only the beginning of another. Purvodaya'24 is your platform to set sail towards uncharted waters, to dream big, and to redefine what's possible. Join us in this exhilarating pursuit, and let's navigate new horizons, hand in hand, towards a brighter, more promising future.

Purvodaya Stats


More than 20 events spread over 3 days


Purvodaya '23 saw a staggering number of registrations of over 8000 students from across the country

10+ Lakhs

Over 10 lakhs worth prizes to be won


Over 10000 followers on Social Media Platforms


Participation from over 125 top business schools spread across the country


Purvodaya '23 Sponsorships from over 10 sponsors

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Limitless by MCX


Purvodaya Core Committee proudly presents Limitless by MCX, which will test the depth of knowledge of teams on the commodity market.

Srijan - Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Cell

Promoting the spirit of Innovation and Entrepreneurship amongst the students of B-schools across the country is the objective of Srijan – the Annual Business Plan Contest. This will provide a unique opportunity for budding entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas to venture capitalists and investors. Srijan is a business plan competition that will enable you to take your ideas to the next level. The viability of your ideas shall be judged, mentors will guide you to improve upon your business plans and you will have a chance to showcase your ideas and B-plans in front of angel investors and venture capitalists.

Vichaar - Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Cell

The Entrepreneurship Cell (E-Cell) of Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur proudly presents the prestigious event of Purvodaya festival, Vichaar – a Nation Wide Case Study Competition. Vichaar provides a unique opportunity for budding entrepreneurs to apply their strategic skills in solving real-time business problems faced by various Startups.


Aditya Birla
Platinum Sponsor

Gold sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Silver Sponsor


Silver sponsor


Knowledge partner

Business Standard

media partner

91.9 Friends FM

Radio Partner

Hosting partner

jungle bound
Gifting partner

Travel partner

Our Faculty Coordinators

Prof. Prabina Rajib


Prof. Abhijeet Chandra

Assistant Professor

Meet The Team

Sanhita Sen


Karthik Sampath Kumar


Saumya Puglia


Varun Mahirchandani

Samanway Guha

Aparna C Iyer

Anshul Kaushik

Sakshi Agarwal

Subhamoy Das

Rokalla Dinesh Kumar

Fathima Nishma

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Vinod Gupta Schoool of Management,
IIT Kharagpur,
West Bengal - 721302


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Karthik Sampath Kumar
+91 7892968071

Saumya Puglia
+91 7568715870

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