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
Inspirational. Challenging. Prophetic. The Speakers are creative market leaders, who share their insights at the leadership summit. Meet 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.


In today's dynamic era, we must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world. The need of the hour is to welcome these changes, understand them and score a win over them. Purvodaya has taken it upon itself to let the world ponder about the same and forced everyone to mind-boggle with its theme- Think the Unthinkable. With Industry 4.0 on the horizon, the modern world is full of opportunities and those offering solutions will be spearheading the future. Purvodaya, the annual B-School fest of VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur coalesces young business minds from B schools across India creating a platform for them to showcase their knowledge and business skills and compete with the best in the nation. It is an extravaganza spread over three days, offering a plethora of events to test the knowledge of budding managers across multiple domains of business management. Attended by a myriad of industrial stalwarts, eminent speakers and the best minds in the country it offers a platform for everyone to share their insights on a range of topics. Purvodaya is where ideas get sparked, innovations thrive, and creativity blooms and the entire Bschool fraternity is waiting to indulge themselves in Purvodaya 2020.

Purvodaya Stats


More than 12 events spread through 3 days


Purvodaya '19 saw registrations of over 3000 students from across the country

10+ Lakhs

Over 10 lakhs worth prizes to be won


Over 8000 followers on facebook


Over 250 participating colleges spread across the country


Purvodaya '19 saw over 30 sponsors



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 with 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.


Entrepreneurship Cell

The Entrepreneurship Cell (E-Cell) of VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur proudly presents prestigious event of Purvodaya festival, Vichaar – Think again. Vichaar is an online quiz competition where the participants will be quizzed from business and startup world.

Our Faculty Coordinators

Prof. Prabina Rajib

Dean & Professor

Prof. Saini Das

Assistant Professor

Prof. Tutan Ahmed

Assistant Professor

Prof. S Srinivasan

Assistant Professor

Meet The Team

S Vighna Raj

Kedar Kulkarni


Rishabh Panchal


Mohan Kalkal

G Teja


Arnav Mohan

Mohit Gupta

Nishant Arora

Pratik Deolasi

Rohit Gupta


Swati Solanki

Vijay Bhaskar

Abhishek Wagh

Kanika Yadav

Shubham Paul

Aditya Garg


Vignesh V

Akash Sahu

Vishnu Prasanth


Garima Agarwal


Karthik Dasari

Laxmi Raje

Samuel David

Krunal Malve

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