The B-School Challenge Competition is organized as a joint venture between the ESG & Goa Institute of Management. The main objective of organizing this event was to involve Business Schools on a national level and to explore possible alternatives of revenue enhancement for ESG along with organizations mapping on national and international platform and the process of exploration would involve open innovation.

It was proposed to organize the event in 3 phases as below:

In the Phase I, entries were scrutinized by the panel and 8 teams were selected for Phase II off which 6 participated as mentioned below:

Sr. No. Player’s Name Gender Player’s Organisation
1 Manish Rajpal Male Department of Management Studies (DoMS), Pondicherry University (PU), Pondicherry
Hiba Fathima Female
2 Sankalp Mohan Jawas Male Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad
Pranali Aher Female
3 Amita Todkar Female Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad
Dibyendu Tapadar Male
4 Shrey Ajmera Male FORE School of Management (FSM), New Delhi
Sonali Agrawal Female
5 Ayushi Garg Female Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow
Neha Chauhan Female
6 Srinath Nair Male Goa Institute of Management (GIM), Goa
Abin Babu Male

The guests present for the function Shri Parimal Rai, IAS, Chief Secretary, Government of Goa, Dr. Ajit Parulekar, Director, Goa Institute of Management and Shri. Subhash Phal Dessai, Vice Chairman, Entertainment Society of Goa.

Jury Panel:

  • Shri Tanmay Modi, Director & CEO of a cluster of privately held companies comprising of Synapse (Goa), ScreenRoot and HandyTrain. Tanmay is also the Director of Interaction Design at Anant National University, Ahmedabad.
  • Shri Amit Satija, IAS, Chief Executive Officer, ESG & Commissioner, Department of Excise, Government of Goa
  • Shri Vivek H P, Managing Director, Infotech Corporation of Goa & Deputy Collector, SDO Panaji

The winners declared on 22nd February 2020:
1st Place – Ms. Ayushi Garg and Ms. Neha Chauhan, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow

Runner Up teams:
Mr. Shrey Ajmera and Ms. Sonali Agrawal, FORE School of Management (FSM), New Delhi
Mr. Srinath Nair and Mr. Abin Babu, Goa Institute of Management (GIM), Goa