At the recently held Tata Business Leadership Awards Competition for the year 2018, Great Laker Arpita Kapoor (PGPM 2016) has bagged 2nd place. The competition gives two real time problems of Tata Group as case challenge for which the participants have to come up with solutions. A total of 274 teams from 31 Tata group companies participated in this in-house competition. After grueling rounds, 37 teams were short listed in the regional rounds and eventually 11 made it to the grand finals that was held in Mumbai.
Out of the 11 teams, Arpita’s team were the only team from TCS to bag the award for which they also received INR 2 Lakhs cash prize and direct PPI for Tata Administrative Services, subjected to few conditions.
The awards jury comprised of Mr. Amitava Bakshi – Chief Procurement Officer – Tata Steel Ltd, Mr. Harish Bhat, Brand Custodian, Tata Sons Ltd & Chairperson of the Board, Tata Coffee Ltd, Mr. Vinaya Varma, Chief Executive Officer, mjunction services ltd and Dr. Ranjan Banerjee, Dean, SPJIMR, Mumbai.