Prayaag, the National-level Annual Corporate and Inter B-school festival of Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) was held on the 23rd of February, 2020. The theme for the festival was ‘A Nudge For Change’ with the aim to Connect People, Converge Thoughts and Create Solutions for the most pressing issues. Prayaag ’20 witnessed participation from more than 100 colleges, including the top 10 management colleges in the country, with over 3000 students competing for the top honours.
The total prize money for Prayaag ’20 was in excess of ₹10 lakhs, courtesy of the esteemed sponsors which included Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., GIC Re, BSE Investors Protection Fund, CSB Bank Ltd., Mahindra Susten, Business Standard, Balaji Wafers Pvt. Ltd., Red FM 93.5, Ocean Beverages, VIVO, Raymond, VLCC, Kewal Kiran Clothing Ltd., Youth Incorporated, IMS Pro School, Riding Solo, Tastry Laghu Udyog to name a few.
Prayaag ’20 commenced with the auspicious Inauguration of the festival by the respected Director, Dr. Kavita Laghate and all the faculty members of JBIMS. Prayaag ‘20, living up to its tradition, hosted events across various domains. The first half of the day offered a chance to the participants to showcase their financial acumen and strategies in the FIN-ANTROPHY competition powered by CSB Bank Ltd., and their marketing skills in the MAR-QUEE competition.
The second half of the day comprised of two more case study competitions which provided the participants with a platform to present their innovative business ideas in the BYOB (Bring Your Own Business) competition, and showcase their consulting skills in the FLAW-LESS competition.
Prayaag ’20 included various fun events like HOG-A-THON (competitive eating competition), JB’s TREASURE HUNT and PHOTOHOLIC (photography competition). The evening of Prayaag ’20 kicked off with the electrifying JB’s GOT TALENT, followed by an entertaining COMEDY NIGHT and ended with everyone rocking to the beats at the CULTURAL NIGHT.
Prayaag ’20 represented everything the college stands for – Excellence, Growth and Traditions. Apart from the huge number of participants from B-Schools all over the country and the exciting events, Prayaag ‘20 had a unique social perspective this time. It seems certain that JBIMS would build on their achievements this year to deliver on the great expectations set for Prayaag ’21, and continue being one of the top B-School festivals in the country.