iLEAD’s Managedia 2024 Witnesses 45 Colleges Participating in 40+ Events With 4000+ Footfalls

Kolkata, 2nd May 2024: Managedia 2024, the 10th edition of Kolkata’s largest college festival, concluded with resounding success as students, dignitaries, and sponsors came together to celebrate creativity, talent, and innovation. Hosted by the Institute of Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Development (iLEAD), co-presented by State Bank of India and in association with PS Group, Managedia 2024 took place from April 16th to April 20th, 2024.

Under the theme “The Octet: Ignite Infinite,” Managedia 2024 aimed to inspire students to harness their imaginations, share their knowledge, and embrace multiple opportunities. This year 45 colleges participated in 40+ events. The event kicked off with a ceremonial lamp lighting, symbolizing the illumination of infinite possibilities.

Dignitaries from various sectors graced the opening ceremony, including Mr. Prem Anup Sinha (Chief General Manager at State Bank of India) as the chief guest. Additionally, esteemed guests such as Mr. Ujjwal Kumar Chowdhury (Vice President of Washington University of Science and Technology, US), Mr. Arturo Lavelle (Director of Unimarconi University of Italy) and Mr. Alkesh Agarwal (Co-Founder and CEO, Refeel Cartridge Engineering Pvt. Ltd.), were recognized for their contributions.

The festival featured a diverse range of events organized by the event club of iLEAD, spanning management, media, culinary arts, culture, film and photography, gaming and technology, allied health, social media, sports, and more.

Managedia 2024 saw participation from prestigious colleges in 40+ events organized by iLEAD. In sports, iLEAD teams dominated with victories in football and cricket for both girls’ and boys’ teams, while Vijaygarh Jyotish Ray College emerged victorious in the Boys’ Kabaddi category.

Several other colleges were also recognized for their outstanding performances and participation, including IISWBM, Asutosh College Team B, St.Xaviers University, Surendranath Law College, Amity University, Techno International, Techno University, Goenka College of Commerce and Business Administration, JDBI, Shri Shikshayatan and many more. The award for Best Visiting College was bagged by the Goenka College of Commerce and Business Administration.

At the closing ceremony on April 20th, attendees were treated to outstanding stage performance by renowned singer Snigdhajit Bhowmik.

Managedia 2024 showcased the immense talent and potential of Kolkata’s student community, fostering a spirit of innovation, collaboration, and excellence.

About iLEAD: The Institute of Leadership, Entrepreneurship And Development (iLEAD) is a world-class premier institute based in Kolkata. We offer degree courses in media, management, design, technology, allied health, tourism and other professional studies both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels under the iLEAD School of Business, iLEAD School of Creativity and iLEAD School of Science and Technology. Recognized with the ‘gold’ position under the category of ‘Excellence in Green Tech Sustainable Practices’ at the Economic Times TechEdu India Awards 2024, conferred with the ‘silver’ award in Excellence in Leadership – Best Animation & Graphic Design School at Edutainment Awards 2024,  Excellence in Academia Award in HRD India Awards 2023 in association with The Economic Times, awarded with the Best Media and Mass Communication Institute at Gurukul Awards 2023, rated as the 4th Best Media School in India by KPMG, recognized by the ASSOCHAM Education Excellence Awards for endeavor to become visible in certain SAARC countries, adjudged College of The Year in t2 Festopolis, the Best Co-Curricular Activity College at Gurukul Awards, Best Entrepreneurship Development Program Institute at the Sankalp Education Awards, iLEAD, is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology with 16+ international university collaborations.

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