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IIT (ISM) Dhanbad announced winner of the national final of 2020 KPMG Ideation Challenge

IIT (ISM) Dhanbad winner - national final of KIC 2020

KPMG in India announced that a team of students from Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad are the India national champions of the 2020 KPMG Ideation Challenge.


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­­­­­­KPMG in India announced that a team of students from Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad are the India national champions of the 2020 KPMG Ideation Challenge. This year, at the Ideation Challenge, we encouraged the students to come up with innovative solutions that use the latest advanced analytical technologies to improve efficiencies and enable a business to achieve more in less time.  The India winners received a trophy and prize money, who will head out to compete against teams from different countries at the KIC global finals.  The India leg saw participation from over 6000 students from 75 leading educational institutions of the country, who took part in the competition this year, with only nine teams making it to the finals.

Arun M. Kumar, Chairman and CEO, KPMG in India said, “KPMG in India understands that today's business challenges require talent and leaders performing as effective problem solvers and good decision makers.  They need to think outside the box to create new solutions that improve our industries. We continue to be inspired by the excellent skills each team brings to the KPMG Ideation Challenge. I congratulate the team from Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad on their impressive win in the KIC India national finals and wish them success in the global finals in Seoul, South Korea.”

After two intense rounds, the nine strongest teams in the country were selected for the national finals. 

Unmesh Pawar, Head – People, Performance and Culture, KPMG in India said, “The KPMG Ideation Challenge is testimony to the fact that - Every now and then a young mind is stretched by a new thought, and it never shrinks back to its former dimensions. We are keen on nurturing the future idea crusaders lay the foundation stone TODAY, for a better tomorrow. My heartfelt congratulations to the team from Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad for their outstanding performance in the competition and I wish them the very best for representing the country at the KIC international finals.”

As the winning team head to compete at the global finale, KPMG in India will stay engaged with them throughout the run up to the finals, handholding and coaching them as they gear up to compete in a truly global business environment.

The details on KIC can be read by clicking on this link: the KIC website


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