XLRI Students Win at Global Competition at 3M's 'Invent a New Future Challenge (INF) 2016'

XLRI | XLRI students won International INF Challenge

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Published: Thursday, 25 August, 2016 4:40 PM

XLRI Students Win at Global Competition at 3M’s ‘Invent a New Future Challenge (INF) 2016’

Students of XLRI - Xavier School of Management, Jagruti Vojjala and Anunay Arora have won the International INF Challenge organized by Global Innovation Company – 3M. The global competition was held at 3M Headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA in July, 2016.  

The XLRI Student team was adjudged winner among competing B-School students from 13 other countries including Canada, Mexico, Brazil, China, Japan, Panama, Poland, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates and United States of America.

XLRI | XLRI students won International INF Challenge

The winners Jagruti and Anunay have been offered six-month mentorship with a 3M senior leader and mentorship opportunity besides a vast international exposure. Both winners have also received a pre-placement offer from 3M India.

Reacting to her victory, 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 among others. 

XLRI | XLRI students won International INF Challenge

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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