Atharva 2017: Day 1: Summary

Atharva, provides a platform for young budding managers to showcase their talents. The contestants are rigorously evaluated by industry experts. This year, Atharva_30 launches its most awaited 30th edition of the national B-School fest.

Mr. Gururaj Kidiyoor, Director, T A Pai Management Institute, and our honorable chief guest, Mr. Deny Joseph, Director, KPMG Global Services, graced the inaugural ceremony with their presence. Mr. Deny Joseph spoke about how change is inevitable and the one who is most adaptive to change will survive in this world.

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Day 1 of Atharva gave an opportunity to the budding entrepreneurs of different B-schools to analyze and present their business ideas before industry experts through SANKALP, the business plan competition.

Considering the roles of Human Resources as vital in contributing ideas of success and executing companies’ business plan in dynamic organizations of today, sHRshti provided a platform to the evolving HR professionals to showcase their talents in hiring, training and retaining employees.

Infinity, the finance event of Atharva saw teams across the country showcase their knowledge and talent in the analysis of Mergers and Acquisitions. The exciting round required students to select the industry of choice from given five sectors (Automobile, Banking and Finance, IT industry, Energy and Power and Pharmaceutical) and two publically listed companies from the sector. The teams from TAPMI, IMI New Delhi, IFMR, KJ SIMR and SIBM Bengaluru fervently justified their choice of industry and the companies – the acquirer and the company to be acquired. Through extensive financial and qualitative analysis, the rationale behind the choice of companies was presented.

Make Your Mark was a  platform wherein participants got to exhibit their competence in the field of marketing.

The day concluded with Vibes – the inter-collegiate dance competition where TAPMI emerged as the winner. It was followed by the talent show competition Blaze where awards were given to Mr. and Ms. Blaze.

Day 1 of the 30th edition of Atharva was a phenomenal hit and left the participants and the students of TAPMI eagerly awaiting the next 2 days of the event.

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