Jamshedpur, Feb 26: Day 2 of Xlerate started with various sports events. In cricket, XLRI PGDM-GM played against Kerala Samajan. In Badminton XLRI played against National Institute of Securities Market.
The XLRI-ASCP chapter was inaugurated by Mr. Amitava Bakshi, Chief Procurement Officer Tata Steel. The chapter also held its first campus event today.
Mr. Jagjit Singh, Chief of Customer Services & Logistics Division, Mr. Anshuman Neil Basu, Executive Director, SCM Programs & Prof. TAS Vijayaraghavan, Coordinator Centre for Logistics & SCM, XLRI were the guests for the event.
Mr. Amitava Bakshi enlightened the audience about the future of supply chain and how digitization is changing the traditional supply chain. Mr. Basu had the opinion of digital disruption is a must and ASCP will pioneer in bringing in those transformations in supply chain domain across industry. Mr. Jagjit Singh shared how GST has been successfully implemented across supply chain function of Tata Steel and how the organization has got benefit out of it. At the end Prof. Vijayaraghavan shared the agenda to take the chapter forward. There were audiences from all the programs and from industries.
Students organized designer corner where 30 odd participants from various colleges showcased their creativity by designing dresses using reusable materials. Students from IIFT Ranchi, OIIFT Jamshedpur and XLRI designed dresses on themes like- seasons, elements of earth etc. and walked the ramp.
In the evening XLRI’s own Band “The Bodhi Tree” performed for the audience. This was followed by a leadership session by Ace director- Imtiaz Ali. Imtiaz Ali interacted with the students and answered their questions. He also gave success tips to the students and said not to bog down in any situation and face every hurdle with full determination. The day ended with a performance by “Kankana Live” from Kolkata.