11 December 2022 11:43:41 IST

XLRI Jamshedpur sweeps Kolkata leg of BLoC Boardroom Challenge 2022

A team comprising the trio of Kushankur Datta, Debajyoti Das, and Varun Mikkilineni, won the Kolkata round of BLoC Boardroom Challenge 2022

Kushankur Datta, Debajyoti Das, and Varun Mikkilineni, a trio from XLRI Jamshedpur won the Kolkata leg of the BLoC Boardroom Challenge 2022. A duo from IIM Shillong Shreya Parti and Himanshu Bulchadhini were the runners-up. Shekhar Tripathi, also from XLRI Jamshedpur, finished third.

The students had to present growth strategies for a biotechnology company suggesting what kind of markets, products, and investors will help the company maximise stakeholder value. The teams were scored on their understanding and analysis of the case, the case solution, their presentations, and also on teamwork. The winning team from IIM Shillong will now meet the winners of the semi-finals from the other seven cities in the grand finale.

The jury for the Kolkata semi-finals comprised KS Rao, Executive Vice President & Head, Investor Education and Distribution Development, Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Ltd and Vishwadeep Kuila, Founder Director, Brand Vectors. The 2022 edition of the contest is sponsored by Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund while the Exchange Partner is BSE and Knowledge Partner is Brand Vectors. Head to www.youtube.com/@HinduBusinessLine to watch the webcast of the Chennai and Bengaluru semi-finals streaming now.