As Bhubaneswar greeted another sunny day, IMI Bhubaneswar opened its gates for what was the first Annual Management Fest across Eastern India. SPARX X5 in its fifth year was all set to host the finest young brains of India. Preparations started a month back with initial rounds, online events and 22nd August was the big day.

SPARX X5 was formally inaugurated by Mr. K.K. Sharma, General Manager, Indian Oil Corporation in the presence of our Director Prof. Ramesh Behl. They both addressed the vivacious gathering with their words of wisdom. Participants came in from across the country including Welingkar Institute of Management, K.J.Somaiya Institute of Management, Goa Institute of Management, Symbiosis Institute of Technology Management, Amity Noida, NIT Rourkela, KIIT University and many others. The activities started with the flagship event “Mega Minds” (B-plan competition) followed by “Dissect it” (Case Analysis competition), “Crash IMI” (Photography event) and “Quizzards”. There were also various online events like “Stock Shastra” (virtual trading) competition and “Unleash with a Flash” (photography event).

Quizzards was won by KIIT University, Mega Minds by Welingkar Institute of Management and Dissect It by K.J.Somaiya. IMI Bhubaneswar students won the Unleash with a flash competition and Stock Shastra winners were from Goa Institute of Management. In the closing Merit Certificates and cash prize were awarded by our Director.

Indian Oil Corporation, Allahabad Bank, VEC Private Limited and Apna MBA were among the key sponsors for the event. The event was successfully coordinated by the students under the able guidance of Prof. Rajwinder Singh, Chairperson Events.

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