The final day of Ahvan 2013, the annual management festival began with an enlightening speech by Mr. D.K. Joshi, Chief Economist, CRISIL, who talked about the recent trends in the Indian economy and where it is headed in the global context. The chief-guest of the event was Mr. M.K. Gaind, DGM CBI.
Ruchik Gandhi, a PGP student of IIM Indore won the finale of Ashwamedha- the leadership event of IIM Indore. In the sales and marketing event ‘Gordian Knots’, the finalists were tested on the concept of visual merchandising. The online event Klueless attracted over 20,000 unique players and 1.1 million hits from participants in over 110 countries. Klueless is an online game which has many levels containing intriguing puzzles and brainteasers. The event is open to all and over the years it has become synonymous with Ahvan.
The key highlight of the day was the final round of Jigyaasa, the flagship quizzing conclave where the team from S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research bagged the first place. The team from Jadhavpur University was a close second in a fiercely contested final round hosted by the one of India’s best quizmasters, Arul Mani.
Curveball, the first-time event at Ahvan was based on Sports Management as its premise. The contestants from IIM Indore swept the first and second places in this event, wherein the participants tried to design innovative national level events for the so-called unpopular sports in India.
The fest remained true to its tagline by recognizing the management talent that was truly inimitable, instinctive and inspirational. The fest concluded with the participants enjoying the DJ night.