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IIM Bangalore announces schedule of events to commemorate its Golden Jubilee

The Golden Jubilee celebrations, starting with the launch of a special commemorative postal cover, along with India Post, in March 2023, will culminate in the Annual Convocation in April 2024 with global workshops, conferences and student & alumni-led activities along the way 

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore has announced the schedule for a plethora of events that the school will conduct from 2023 to 2024, to commemorate its Golden Jubilee. The Golden Jubilee logo was launched on 28th December 2022, by Prof. Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director, IIMB.

The IIMB History Project will lead the launch of commemorative books and a documentary to mark the Golden Jubilee of the Institute during the year. Events for corporate partners will be organized by EEP. Sessions like Fireside Chats/C-suite Mantras will be organized over the year by the CDS Office.


March On 31st March, special commemorative postal cover with India Post, Department of Post, Government of India, released marking the official launch of the Golden Jubilee year

On 8th April, the ‘Women in Data Science Conference’ by Data Centre & Analytics Lab and the ‘Aviation and Aerospace Conference’ by Executive Education Programmes held

On 20th and 21st April, the ‘NSRCEL Summit’ took place

On 29th April, workshop on ‘Digital Transformation’ held by EEP


During mid-May, a three-day residential programme on ‘Sustainable Business’ for faculty of business schools conducted by the Centre for Teaching and Learning, followed by a case-writing workshop
On 26th and 27th May, ‘Corporate Sammelan’ held by the Career Development Services Office


In the first week of June, a teacher training workshop on ‘Mindful Consumption for a Sustainable Future’ conducted by Prof. Haritha Saranga, Chairperson of Sustainability Task Force at IIMB

On 9th and 10th June, the ‘Best Practice Summit (Sustainability)’ held by CDS Office


On 3rd July (on Guru Purnima), Dean - Faculty named the Faculty Lounge after Prof. Manohar Reddy, former faculty of IIMB; on the same day, IIM Bangalore Alumni Association felicitated former faculty

On 8th July, annual international business summit ‘Vista’ held

Prof. K Kumar led discussion on ‘Past, Present and Future of Entrepreneurship and the Role of IIMB’ as part of ‘IIMB Podcast Series’ (aired on 9th July)


On 12th and 13th August, annual entrepreneurship and innovation summit ‘Eximius’ held

Students, staff and faculty at IIMB celebrate 77th Independence Day

On 15th August, play titled, ‘The Prophet & The Poet’ written and directed by Prof. Vijay Padaki, former faculty, IIMB and founder-member of Bangalore Little Theatre, held

On 16th August, Supply Chain Management Centre and OpMaC jointly hosted talk on, ‘AI-powered Supply Chains: Transforming Operations for the Digital Era’

On 19th August, EV Annual Global Summit held

From 22nd to 24th August, CPP Conference themed on ‘Sustainability’ held


On 2nd and 3rd September, ‘National Conclave to Augment Organ Donations through Non-Transplant Organ Retrieval Centres’ held

On 2nd and 3rd September, conference on ‘Water and Sustainability’ led by Prof. Trilochan Shastry, held

On 9th September, ‘Healthcare Conference’ held by EEP

On 16th September, PGP Class of 1991 celebrated their 32nd year reunion

On 28th and 29th September, ‘Women Entrepreneurship Funding Forum’ held by NSRCEL


On 2nd October, social club of IIM Bangalore ‘Vikasana’ observed the ‘Day of Giving’

From 4th to 6th October, Centre for Teaching & Learning and Executive Education Programmes jointly hosted case writing workshop on, ‘Developing India-centric Cases on Sustainability and Climate Crisis’

IIMB Foundation Week: 26th-30th October 2023

On 26th October, IIM Bangalore Foundation Week inaugurated

On 26th October, Hon’ble President of India Smt. Droupadi Murmu delivered address

On 26th October, Hon'ble Governor of Karnataka Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot launched film on IIMB titled, 'IIMB: The Journey Towards Excellence

On 26th and 27th October, conference on ‘Future of Management Education’ held, led by Prof. Sushanta Kumar Mishra, Prof. Gopal Mahapatra, Prof. Vasanthi Srinivasan and Prof. Abhoy K Ojha

On 27th October, Staff Recreation Club organized 24 sports events

On 27th October, HR department felicitated 173 pensioners

On 27th October, alumni sports events conducted during the day, and panel discussions/fire side chats held in the evening, led by IIMBAA

On 27th October, ‘Walkathon’ held parallelly by IIMBAA


On 27th October, cultural event held by Staff Recreation Club (SRC)

On 28th October, Economist Prof. Rebecca Henderson of Harvard Business School delivered Foundation Day Lecture on, 'Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire'

On 28th October, Long Service Awards were presented to staff and faculty for 10, 20 and 30 years of service

On 28th October, IIMB announced the Alumni Service Awards for 2023, an award launched as part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations

On 28th October, the Alumni Leadership Conclave comprising the Corporate Leadership panel: ‘Sustainable Leadership in the VUCA World', the Entrepreneurship panel: 'Making India the Unicorn Capital of the World' and Governance & Public Service panel: 'Improving the Quality of Life of the Indian Citizen', held

On 28th October, alumni event, 'Sing on Stage with Sunil Koshy: From Mug to Mike', held

On 28th October, walkathon ‘Swarna Twaran' concluded; event had around 2100 participants, covering more than 15000 km across 80 locations and 15 countries

On 28th October, ‘Suvarna Sangeet' - a music presentation by a 50-member ensemble, held

On 29th October, Alumni Life Fest - a Book Track '11MB Authors - Beyond Boardrooms'; a Wellness Track, 'Well-Being Through Balance'; 'Standup Comedy' by Shridhar Venkataraman, held

On 29th October, the 100 Children Orchestra, from the 'Each One Educate One’ Foundation, by the students of Sathya Sai Grama, held

On 29th October evening, Hindi play titled, 'Gagan Damama Bajyo' presented by the troupe 'TheatreNama'

On 28th October, Foundation Day celebrations held


On 3rd and 4th November, ‘FinTech Conference’ was held by EEP

On 3rd and 4th November, IIM Bangalore and LSE South Asia Centre jointly hosted symposium on, ‘Digital Innovations, Financial Inclusion and Sustainability in India’

On 18th and 19th November, business summit ‘Drishti’ was held by Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management students

On 21st November, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar addressed IIM Bangalore community during Kannada Rajyotsava celebrations

During third week of November, cultural event held by Staff Recreation Committee


On 2nd December, sustainability summit on: ‘Journey towards Net Zero in Real Estate’ held by IIMB-RERI jointly with CREDAI 

On 8th and 9th December, ‘DCAL Conference’ held

From 14th to 17th December, IIM Bangalore, jointly with IIM Ahmedabad, ISB Hyderabad and Confederation of Indian Industry Chief Strategy Officers’ Forum, held ‘India Strategy Conference 2023’




On 5th and 6th January, conference on ‘Innovative Strategies for Sustainable and Digital Supply Chains’ hosted by Supply Chain Management Centre

From 5th to 7th January, sports meet ‘Sangharsh’ was held

On 12th and 13th January, conference on: ‘Driving Value Creation through Good ESG Practices’ hosted by Centre for Corporate Governance and Citizenship

On 21st January, ‘Prayaas Day’ was organized by Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management students 

On 22nd and 23rd January, ‘Inclusive Practices/Assistive Solutions Showcase’ held, led by Prof. Mukta Kulkarni

From 25th January evening to 26th January morning, (eve of Republic Day), ‘Yamini’ – the dusk-to-dawn Indian music and dance concert –presented by the IIM Bangalore Chapter of SPICMACAY


From 1st to 3rd February, ‘Doctoral Alumni Meet’ and ‘IMRDC Conference’ hosted by IMR and Doctoral Studies Offices

On 11th February, Sparsh 2024. celebrating 15 years of EPGP, held

On 24th and 25th February, annual cultural festival ‘Unmaad’


On 7th March, talk led by Maj. Nithi CJ from the Indian Army held, as part of International Women’s Day celebrations

On 7th March, ‘Pragya 2024’, evening of lectures by invitation for the graduating students, held


On 6th April, Golden Jubilee celebrations culminated in the 49th Convocation where 708 students graduated in the presence of Shri T V Narendran, MD and CEO, Tata Steel, Dr Devi Shetty, Chairman, Board of Governors, IIMB, faculty, and staff of IIMB.


Golden Jubilee Special Cover