Mumbai: Five students won the 6th edition of Godrej LOUD at the Godrej headquarters in Vikhroli. 11 students from India’s top business schools presented their personal dreams as part of the Godrej LOUD (Live Out Ur Dream) 2017 finale. Godrej LOUD is a campus hiring programme to find young and passionate first year business school students with diverse interests outside of work.
The finalists presented their dreams to a jury of senior Godrej leaders, including Vivek Gambhir, Managing Director and CEO, Godrej Consumer Products, Balram Singh Yadav, Managing Director, Godrej Agrovet, Nitin Nabar, Executive Director and President, Godrej Industries (Chemicals), Sumit Mitra, Head – Group Human Resources and Corporate Services, Godrej Industries Limited and Associate Companies and Robert Menzies, Head -Corporate Strategy and Planning, Godrej Industries Limited and Associate Companies.
Speaking on the purpose of our campus engagement programme, Ms. Nisaba Godrej, Executive Chairperson, Godrej Consumer Products Limited, said, “Godrej LOUD is our way of finding passionate young leaders. We believe that people with unique interests outside of work bring great ideas and diversity of thought to work. Godrej LOUD is our endeavour to find such team members and enable them to bring the same passion to Godrej.”
Mr. Sumit Mitra, Head, Group Human Resources & Corporate Services said, “Godrej LOUD gives us a wonderful opportunity to engage with students and get to know them beyond routine interviews. We visited 12 b-school campuses across India and received 1400 dream applications. We are very excited to have them join our teams and look forward to finding many more passionate individuals through LOUD.”
This year, Godrej LOUD attracted over 1,400 applications from across India’s top business schools. Team Godrej LOUD visited 12 campuses over 2 months (SPJIMR, Mumbai; NITIE, Mumbai; IRMA, Anand; IIM, Ahmedabad; SIBM, Pune; SCMHRD, Pune; IIM, Kozikhode; IIM Trichy; FMS, Delhi; MDI, Gurgaon; IIFT, Delhi and XIM, Bhubaneswar) to engage with first year students.
Godrej LOUD Winners, 2017:
|To study canine behaviour and make rescue dogs psychologically healthier and more adoptable|
|2||Kanad Basu||XIM, Bhubaneswar||To do a solo trip to Bangladesh and document my travel through photography|
|To attend the Henley Royal Regatta with my brother|
|To adopt and develop 10 villages, and form ‘Green Groups’ of empowered women|
To attend a custom clinic at the International Sailing Academy, Mexico, to further my dream of ranking among the top 3 in Sailing at the Jakarta Asian Games 2018