Pragati’23 – annual B-School event was successfully organized by Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore. The theme of Pragati 2023 is “Rising from the ashes – Be Fierce.” The event was conducted offline with 400+ participants from around 25 colleges. The two-day event started with the inauguration function on 10.02.2023 (09.00 AM – 10.00 AM) at Amriteshwari Hall. The chief guest Mr. Venky Nagan, Retired Group CEO of Asmara Groups, joined the inauguration. The Legacy of Pragati was remembered by Dr. Sanjay Banerji (Founding Director, ASB, Coimbatore) and Dr. Shyam (Associate Professor, ASB, Coimbatore.). Dr. Nava Subramaniam (Dean, ASB, Coimbatore) highlighted the role of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in Civil 20 engagement (a wing under G20 Presidency of India). The Student President of Pragati’23, Miss. Suvetha S and other members of the organizing committee designed 16 games for the participants. Namely: –
- Five management games – GenM (Marketing), Fortune (Finance), Hnet (Human Resources), Ozone (Operations), and Bizit (Analytics).
- Seven non – management games and
- Four cultural events – Sanskriti.
The Pragati’23 also paved the way to promote entrepreneurship skills like start-up designs. As a result, seven food stalls (4 stalls by external vendors and three by students) were put up from 29th – 30th January 2023 as part of the crowdfunding initiative. Five food stalls and one clothing stall (all external vendors) were put up on 10th – 11th February 2023. It helped students of ASB, Coimbatore, face real-time problems in entrepreneurship. The event ended with a valedictory function where winners and runner–ups of the games were honoured. The overall championship was won by ASB Amritapuri campus, and the Kochi campus won the Runners’ up trophy. Dr. Nava Subramaniam showed her gratitude to all the participants and faculty members for their contribution and guidance in making Pragati’23 a grand success.