Lucknow: On March 12th and 13th, 2022, Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow organized Clash of Corporates 2.0, a two-day string of contests to promote sportsmanship and harmony amongst the corporate professionals. The tournament was organized by the Career Management Cell of Jaipuria Institute of Management, which promotes the career development and upskilling of the budding managers to create professionals of tomorrow.
The Clash of Corporates 2.0 was sponsored by Excella, and powered by Dreamworld Resort, TVS, Hyundai, MMA Matrix, Axis Bank, Brand Vita, Nabi Salon, Pranav Yoga, and Prakash Kulfi, Amul, and LG.
The activity was in sync with the Fit India Movement which encourages corporate professionals to showcase their sporting talents. The last 2 year of pandemic has forced us to remain in the house which has proved detrimental for the physical and mental health of professionals as well. Sports have always been an excellent means for physical and mental well-being.
The Clash of Corporates received participation from over 30 corporate organisations. The tournament featured games like Cricket, Volleyball, Badminton, Chess, Table Tennis, Carrom and Tug of War.The feud started with a Cricket match among the Bajaj Capital, One Oak, Daikin, Cars24, Religare, Tata Mutual Fund, Times of India, and Excella in 4 rounds of the match. The engaging day moved forward with another game of Volleyball that invited the participation of the corporates from Times of India, Hero Motocorp, LG Electronics, and Cars24.Indoor games like Chess, Carrom, Table Tennis also acquired immense participation from the partakers around the corporate world. The events, despite their indoor nature, gained momentous involvement at the same pace as the outdoor games attained.
The two-day flagship event concluded with observing the intense clash between the corporates. The evening witnessed the award distribution ceremony to felicitate the winners of the tournaments, graced by the presence of Dr. Sanyukta Bhatia (Mayor, Lucknow), Ms. Pankhuri Gidwani (Femina Miss Grand India), and Dr. Kavita Pathak (Director, Jaipuria Lucknow) setting a tone for the enthusiastic day.
“Games have a notable significance in our lives. Such competitions act as a medium to promote harmony among the youths”, said Dr. Sanyukta Bhatia, establishing an onset to the tournament.
The winners for the competitions held were Mr. Sunil Sinha (Radio Mirchi) for Chess, Mr. Rishabh Dev Narayan (Singsys Software Services Pvt Ltd.)for Carrom, Mr. Sachin (One Oak) for Badminton-Singles (Men), Ms. Shambhavi Pradhan (Bisleri) for Badminton-Singles (Women), Mr. Hari Mohan Bisht and Mr. Aniket (Mac Advertising) for Badminton Doubles (Men), Mr. Ayush Jaiswal (Arvolution) for Table Tennis (Singles), Mr. Madhup Singh and Mr Ashutosh (Dorma Kaba India & TCS)for Table Tennis (Doubles), Team Bajaj Capitals for Cricket, and Team Excella for Tug-of-war.
The tournament played a pivotal role in leveraging affinities among the professionals belonging to various corporate entities.