The Big Bang Idea was a team competition and the participating teams were invited to develop a concept and / or business plan / model. This event received 13 entries from different B Schools across India from which 5 teams were selected for the final presentation at the conclave. The winners were declared after a rigorous process of short listing and judged by an eminent jury.
KIIT School of Rural Management team comprising of second year students, Mr. Yashwant Raj Sethia, Mr. Gaurab Raj and Ms. Paulami Adgiri, was the winner in the competition with NISER Bhubaneswar and TISS Mumbai taking 2nd and 3rd spot.
The winning idea “Krishi Jagat” spoke of women SHG federation providing all farming services from inputs to market under one umbrella and integrating the model with the government program Mahila Kishan Sashaktikaran Pariyojna (MKSP), a sub component of National Livelihood Rural Mission.
The KSRM team won a cash award of Rs. 20,000/- for being the winner of this competitive event.