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Two XLRI students win 3M’s Invent a New Future Challenge 2016, a global competition

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Jamshedpur: Kudos to students of XLRI – Xavier School of Management. Two students of XLRI – Jagruti Vojjala and Anunay Arora have won the Invent a New Future Challenge (INF) organized by Global Innovation Company – 3M. The XLRI student team emerged as winner among competing B-School students from 13 other countries including Canada, Mexico, Brazil, China, Japan, Panama, Poland, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, the UAE and the USA. The global competition was held at 3M Headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA in July, 2016.

As a token of appreciation, the winners Jagruti and Anunay have been offered six-month mentorship with a 3M senior leader and mentorship opportunity besides a vast international exposure. Further, both winners have also received a pre-placement offer from 3M India.

Commenting on the global recognition, Jagruti Vojjala, a second-year business management student at XLRI-Jamshedpur said, “It’s been a long journey and I have thoroughly enjoyed each part of it. This is a platform where my ideas were appreciated and that felt even better than winning.”

The XLRI team represented India at the global competition after winning the National Case Competition – Invent a New Future Challenge (INF) 2016 organized by 3M India. The competition sought to recognize extraordinary thinking of B-school students saw participation through video entries from top business schools in India such as IIFT, IIM Lucknow, IIM Kozhikode, SPJIMR, NMIMS, NITIE, XLRI and many more.

Hailing the achievement of these students, Fr. E. Abraham S.J., Director, XLRI commented, “This win is the result of our students’ sincere effort and their passion for excellence. I am extremely happy for our student team and congratulate them for this achievement.”


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