Purvodaya 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.
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.
Purvodaya 2022 – BREAKING THE PARADIGMS
“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”
- Barack Obama
The past millennium has been an era of countless inventions like the Printing Press which allowed literacy to greatly expand, Electric Light that powered countless social changes, Vaccinations that protected people from diseases, Airplanes allowing people and products to quickly move, Radio and Television that made the world look smaller, and Computers which transformed Business world. These changes were only possible due to the Creativity of some enthusiastic minds. That Creativity broke out established patterns to look at things differently. Small changes in our reasoning can prompt gigantic modifications in our outcome. In Purvodaya, the annual B-School fest of Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur, we encourage the vigorous minds of the Country to participate in a surfeit of opportunities and to leave a mark by excelling in different events by abandoning antiquated approaches and spawning the newer ideas. Through adaptability, flexibility, and robustness these bright minds decipher the labyrinth of contemporary Business challenges and emerge victoriously. We strive to continue the magic and the ethos that has made past editions events to remember, by making sure that Purvodaya is where ideas get sparked, innovations thrive, and creativity blooms.
More than 18 events spread over 3 days
Purvodaya '21 saw a staggering number of registrations of over 6000 students from across the country
Over 10 lakhs worth prizes to be won
Over 10000 followers on Social Media Platforms
Over 330 participating colleges spread across the country
Purvodaya '21 saw over 30 sponsors
Srijan - Innovation and Entrepreneurship
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
Vichaar provides a unique opportunity for budding entrepreneurs to apply their strategic skills in solving real-time business problems faced by various Startups
The Supply Chain and Operations (SCOPE) Club of Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur proudly presents the prestigious event of the Purvodaya festival, Modus Operandi - The Supply Chain and Operations spectacle. A unique platform for students to taste the flavor of the real business issues related to core operations activities. Here is the chance to win exciting rewards by discovering your acumen in Supply chain and Operations, with challenging and invigorating rounds.
Mulyankan - ANALYSE.DEFEND.COMPARE
The Finterest Club of Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur proudly presents prestigious event of Purvodaya festival, 'Mulyankan', a National Level Financial Valuation competition. It is a unique platform for students to showcase their financial acumen. The 3 rounds of the contest will touch upon your various skills, test your knowledge to the limits and provides fabulous chance to win exciting rewards
So, what are you waiting for! Be a part of this challenge and win exciting prizes!
Synergy – A Competition for Stock Market Enthusiasts
Drishtee Capital – A Student-run Investment Club of Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur, proudly presents the challenging event of the Purvodaya festival, Synergy. It is a one of its kind platform where students can bring out the stock market enthusiast inside them and showcase their aptitude by solving real-time investment cases.
Sumantran - Hunt for the Star Consultant
The Consulting Club
The Consulting Club of Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur is excited to present its annual event of the Purvodaya festival, Sumantran - A hunt for the star consultant. Here’s your chance to compete with the best minds across the nation. Put on your consultant's hats and make your way through quizzes, cases, presentations and challenging questions to emerge as the star consultant. Spread across three rounds, the contest will challenge you with a comprehensive case that will test your analytical skills and business acumen to dive deep into the critical business problem and solve it in a structured way to deliver effective and implementable solutions
Guesstimates – The solution often turns out more beautiful than the puzzle
The Consulting Club
The Consulting Club (TCC) of Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur proudly presents one of the most prestigious events of Purvodaya festival, Guesstimates – What gets measured, gets managed. Consultants all over the world are required to guesstimate on a daily basis to propose the best possible solution for the clients’ requirements. Here is a chance to win exciting prizes by discovering your acumen on Guesstimates through challenging and invigorating rounds.
Leader's Challenge is a national-level competition for developing innovative product lines for a market leader in a yet unexplored market segment. The objective of the event is to generate ideas about a new product for a market leader building on their strengths and brand values and then accordingly make plans for brand positioning, risk analysis, feasibility and SWOT analysis, financial analysis and overall business and marketing strategy for it.
Parishram - A Social Impact Case Competition
Saamanjasya Club of Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur proudly presents its prestigious event during Purvodaya, Parishram. A unique platform for students to showcase their analytical skills by solving a real-life CSR problem. "Parishram" is a live Social Empowerment Case Study Challenge, being held as a partof Purvodaya 2022 (Feb 04, 2022 to Feb 06, 2022) - our annual B-School fest - where we invite NGOs, to participate by giving inputs as to the major issues the NGOs are facing in today's time. This will be further built into a Case Study, which will then be given to the participants from reputed B-Schools who will be working on solving the case and coming up with feasible solutions and future course of action for the same. In this way, we get to learn about the challenges that NGOs are facing today, and the NGOs would get some insights from the best minds of the country.
Aalekh - An Article Writing Competition
Saamanjasya– The CSR club of VGSoM, IIT Kharagpur presents an opportunity to do some mind scribbling and pen down your thoughts for the article writing competition.
A topic on a social issue will be provided to the registered candidates. The most practical, relevant, optimal, easy to implement and appealing solutions will be rewarded. Though English vocabulary alone is not the only criteria but the thought process and the structure of the article to be preferable maintained.
Quizzard - The Ultimate B-School Quiz
“The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.”- Frank Herbert.
We, a group of knowledge enthusiasts bitten by curiosity bug, a.k.a, the Quiz Club of Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur proudly present our flagship event of Purvodaya Festival – Quizzard – The Ultimate B-School Quiz. If you think you have what it takes, come, be a part of this challenge!"
Veloce – Capturing the Details of Life
Team Flash’s Veloce is a videography event that will test the creativity and filmmaking skills of participants. It is an individual videography event on a specific theme – “Macro Videography”.
The most simple things in this world are also the most extraordinary and fascinating things and only the wise can see them! In this challenge, we expect you to get a Macro Video of something that tells a really fascinating story with a maximum duration of one minute. There is no limit on using your creativity and filmmaking skills, so go ahead and surprise us with your entries.
In this event, we ask all the videography enthusiasts to submit their mind-blowing videos to showcase their filmmaking skills."
Phoson - Let's Collab: You and Art
Team Flash’s Phoson is a photography event that will test the creativity and photography skills of participants. As it is said, " You don't take a photograph, you make it". In this event, we ask all the photography enthusiasts to submit photos on one of the three amusing themes that have been provided by us: ‘Tech & Life’, ‘Lights & Nights’, ‘Climate & City’.
Glimpses of Purvodaya
Our Faculty Coordinators
Prof. Prabina Rajib
Prof. Abhijeet Chandra
Prof. S Srinivasan
Meet The Team
Dhiyeri P Joy
Praneeth G S
Get in Touch
Vinod Gupta Schoool of Management,
West Bengal - 721302
Dhiyeri P Joy
+91 85478 96320
+91 80102 76750