23rd November, 2020
Ensemble Valhalla - The annual cultural, sports, and management festival, organized its theme launch event, IGNITO, virtually on 20th-21st November 2020. The event witnessed massive participation from students, faculty, and staff members. The theme of the fest for this year is "Escapade" - A New Journey Awaits. It encourages people to overcome the monotony of life, and daringly take off on a journey of adventure and thrill. The event commenced with a musical night with Bhuwin Khursija, more than 550 future managers participated, and Dean of Academics, Dr. Ashis K Pani, also attended the event. This was followed by First Impressions, the event designed to facilitate batch interaction and communication. Day 2 began with an event conducted to enhance batch unity and competitiveness. All the sections collectively solved a crossword based on XL life and culture. The next event in line was a team event held on Dare2Compete. Here, all the student committees organized different activities. The event concluded with a surprise round, where the winners were chosen through voting by all the students.
Ensemble-Valhalla is the annual cultural, sports, and management fest of XLRI. XLRI's flagship fest Ensemble-Valhalla has witnessed participation from various B-schools across the country and performances by renowned artists like Amit Trivedi, Lucky Ali, Nikhil D'Souza, The Local Train, Vipul Goyal, Sourabh Pant, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Zakir Khan, Akash Gupta, and Karunesh Talwar. The multifaceted fest is expected to be a grand celebration of spirit and character encompassing the values and integrity of India's oldest business management school.
XLRI-Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur is a premier, private management institute in India founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the 'steel city' of Jamshedpur (www.xlri.ac.in). Over the last six decades, the institute has grown into a top-ranking business management school of international repute with an extensive portfolio of management programs and research publications. Its alumni are spread around the globe and have demonstrated responsible business leadership in their organizations. XLRI continually strives to contribute its mite to the professional growth and management of numerous organizations and institutions across industry sectors. XLRI has been awarded two prestigious International Accreditations, viz., AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and AMBA - Association of MBAs. XLRI has also earned the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) accreditation.