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…

The Wait and the Plunge

It was a fine October evening in the city of Trichy, and I was out shopping in the bustling NSB Road with my wife and four-month old daughter. Though I am from Bangalore, Trichy holds a special place in my heart since, as a child, I spent most of my summer holidays there with my…

Pegasus, The Beginning of a year of adventure

As the month of March ended, seventy three of us left our corporate chairs and packed our bags to sit in classrooms again. We entered the sprawling campus of IIM Bangalore, filled with dreams, hope and oodles of excitement, for the new life ahead. It seemed like the green surroundings of the IIM campus specked…

EPGP’s Prayaas Celebrates Social Inclusion

Living up to IIMB’s ethos of building socially responsible leaders, EPGP celebrated the annual day of its social initiative Prayaas on Sunday, 5th February. This year’s theme of ‘Social inclusion’ resonated all over the campus with inspiring slogans: ‘Together we can’ and ‘Be the change.’ Today’s event is yet another successful milestone in the journey…

IIMB-EPGP to Host Prayaas Day on 5th February 2017

‘You must be the change you want to see in the world’- Mahatma Gandhi Keeping up with this inspiring statement, Prayaas, the social initiative wing of EPGP, IIM Bangalore is hosting this year’s Prayaas Day on 5th February 2017 (Sunday) at the IIMB Auditorium. The theme of the event is to promote social inclusion. It…