Journey Till Now

‘MBA was supposed to be fun!’ exclaimed Rishabh with a wry smile, on hearing that the midterms are going to take place on normal lecture days.  Well, we laugh a lot these days, and fun – yes, it is fun. I remember being awestruck by the campus when I put my foot for the first…

Revisiting those days of innocence

From Social service to a management  class, the journey can most candidly be put together by Muhammed Ali’s saying, “The service that you do to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” With such a motto in mind, the EPGP batch 2018 formed it’s Prayaas Team with seven members. To…

The Creative Escape – Pegasus Outbound

“All great journeys have interesting beginnings.” This one line captures the thought that I harbored before the start of my MBA journey at IIM Bangalore. I and seventy-two other of my batch-mates landed in Bangalore on 30th March 2018, with our eyes filled with dreams of a life-changing experience in one of the most prestigious…

Prayaas: Small steps to make a difference

In April 2017, eight highly motivated students of EPGP at IIM Bangalore got together to be the torch bearers of Prayaas, an initiative aimed at reaching out to the disadvantaged sections of the society and making a difference. When the team (Ankur Adhikary, Anuj Gupta, Ajeesh Sahadevan, Joydeep Sarkar, Manisha Thapa, Rupal Lotia, Tridisha Goswami,…

Soldiers of Subscription, Not Conscription

It is forty minutes past midnight; most of the flats facing my window have their lights switched off, their occupants comfortably ensconced in the lap of Sleep. My flat, or any EPGP student’s flat, for that matter, however, is abuzz with activity. Five of my classmates have congregated here to deliberate ponderously, discuss passionately, debate…