• Unmaad 2019 – The Hues of Hysteria

    Contributed by: Akanksha Dewaker The cultural fest of IIM Bangalore, ‘Unmaad’ was held over the last weekend. The fest created a spectacular amalgamation of fun, emotions, and action, keeping true to its theme, ‘The Hues of Hysteria’. The fest was inaugurated on 31st January by the lighting of ceremonial inaugural lamps by the PGP Chair Prof. Padmini Srinivasan. It was followed by a captivating classical dance performance by Shri Ramana Maharshi Academy for the Blind. The Kupava Light Drawing Show by the celebrated Ukrainian artist Nadiya had the audience in awe. Day 1 started with strong Nukkad Natak performances at L square, the central place for most student activities. Informal…

  • Experiencing The Place to B – One Day at IIMB

    Contributed By: Ashay Sinha Vikasana, the Social Impact Club of students of 2 year MBA programme at IIM Bangalore organized One Day At IIMB and Sahay on January 13. One Day At IIMB One Day At IIMB provided a unique opportunity for the public to experience the life of an MBA student at India’s premier business school. The event comprised insightful lectures from renowned professors, case study sessions, interaction sessions with the current MBA students and a tour of the IIM Bangalore campus. This year, the lectures were delivered by Prof. Y L R Moorthi from the Marketing Area, Prof. Padmini Srinivasan from Finance and Accounting Area and Prof. Ramya…

  • Express Talks by Mr. Harish Damodaran

    Contributed By: Nihar Akunuri IIM Bangalore played host to a scintillating talk on the topic,’ Is economy an issue in the election year and why?’ by Mr. Harish Damodaran, National Editor of the New Indian Express this week. The event saw participation from students of the Post Graduate Programme (PGP) and the Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy Management (PGPPM) courses. About the Speaker: With 27 years of experience in the field of journalism, Mr. Harish Damodaran specializes in reporting on agriculture and rural affairs. He writes extensively about the effects of policy on the agricultural sector. He is also the author of Indian’s New Capitalists: Caste, Business, and Industry…

  • Dhwani – The Soulful Sound of IIMB

    Contributed By: Thomas Pegu Edited By: Beulah Madda “Music is the perfect blending of poetry and melody. It is a charismatic approach to human thoughts layered with dulcet melody.” Dhwani, since its inception in 1982, has always been active in the mission to keep the spirit of music alive in the campus. The music club has been formed in order to encourage talent in music – instrumental as well as vocal. The goal is to do justice to the huge musical talent pool we have so that the music association is not just a dalliance and lost amid all the chaos. The club gives a platform to express melody and…

  • Before It All Begins – Unmaad 2018 Precursor!

    The campus here at B is decorated with myriad of lights, drapes and colorful umbrellas. L square is echoing with cool numbers and one can sense a general hustle bustle around campus. Stickers greeting you hello in different languages and some with memorable movie dialogues adorn the staircase. One cannot miss the amazing floor painting calling out everyone to Unmaad. The energy levels are running high and the beautiful milieu is adding to that. With so much going on, we are standing at the brink of one of the largest B school cultural festivals: Unmaad. While the preparations are at full swing now, a host of activities have been going…

  • It’s that Time of the Year Again!

    The holiday season has arrived and it was welcomed with lights, cheers and music at B. Christmas has just gone by and new year is around the corner. This is the time of the year which is full of celebrations and excitement. A whole year has gone by along with its ups and downs, and we all look forward to the next one eagerly, filled with hopes. Christmas marks the beginning of these last few joyous days of the year. Christmas is a festival of giving and having a good time with all those dear to us, and we at B love celebrating it. The onus of Christmas celebrations here…

  • Akshaya Patra: Unlimited Food for Education

    Mr. Ganesh R., the CFO of Akshaya Patra, Professor G. Raghuram, the director of IIM Bangalore and Richa Valecha, a current student of PGPPM program of IIM Bangalore formed the panel for a discussion on accountability of an annual report in a social sector. The consequences of a regulatory mechanism for NGOs and benchmarking the performance had to be discussed. The panelists uniformly agreed that an annual report would add credibility to an NGO and help the organization also understand to what extent has it been effective in attaining goals. Mr. Ganesh R described how Akshaya Patra provides meals to around 16 lakh children and their largest kitchen makes 1.5…