The Game Changers: 20 Extraordinary Success Stories of Entrepreneurs from IIT Kharagpur

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Being an entrepreneur is a difficult choice and one needs to tread on a path often less taken by others. Entrepreneurship is not just about breaking the routine of a boring nine to five job, but it is more about coming out of one s comfort zone and following a tough path with single minded passion. Successful entrepreneurs use their ideas as an anchor to sail smoothly. The Game Changers: 20 Extraordinary Success Stories Of Entrepreneurs From IIT Kharagpur is a collection of stories of 20 such entrepreneurs.

IITians put in lot of effort to get into India s most reputed engineering institute. But once they complete their education, many lucrative career options await them. However, not every IITian aims to get into an MNC and some opt for the different path of entrepreneurship. They have an idea that motivates them to reject a comfortable job and pushes them to follow their big dreams. The book traces the story of such IITians who made it big in their lives by following their passion.

The director of IIT-Kharagpur, Dr. Damodar Acharya has written the introduction for The Game Changers: 20 Extraordinary Success Stories Of Entrepreneurs From IIT Kharagpur. A Foreword has been penned by Dr. D. Subbarao, the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. It includes stories of some famously known personalities such as Sridhar Mittal, Bikram Dasgupta, Anuradha Acharya, Ventakata Subramaniam, Suhas Patil, Harish Hande, Krishna Mehta, Ranbir Singh Gupta, Vikram Kumar, Sunil Gaitonde, Arjun Malhotra, Anand Deshpande, Vinod Gupta, Praful Kulkarni, Kiran Seth, Arvind Kejriwal, Vijay Kumar, Sam Dalal, Prabhakant Sinha and Bikash Barai. Besides these stories, the author also provides valuable insights and experienced advice from these personalities.

IIT-Kharagpur was the first IIT in India, and since its foundation its alumni have become an inspiration for millions of other Indians. The Game Changers: 20 Extraordinary Success Stories Of Entrepreneurs From IIT Kharagpur marks the 60 golden years of one of the finest engineering institutes in India. These inspiring stories of some of the most successful alumni of IIT-Kharagpur are motivational enough to make people believe in their dreams and build their own story.

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Yuvnesh Modi is an undergraduate student from IIT-Kharagpur. He studies Mathematics and Computing. Born in Kolkata, he is a talented student who became a National finalist at the Informatics Olympiad in 2007.

Rahul Kumar is also an undergraduate student from IIT-Kharagpur. He is pursuing his studies in Mathematics and Computing. He hails from Bokaro Thermal in Jharkhand. His areas of interests, besides Applied Mathematics, are Sociology and Indian History.

Alok Kothari works with a German research organization as a project associate. A graduate of IIT-Kharagpur, he is a founding member of IIT-Kharagpur s Entrepreneurial Cell.

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