Bansilal Ramnath Agarwal Charitable Trust’s


AICTE approved | ISO 9001: 2008 Certified | Permanently affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University

Institute Code- MB6116 I Choice Code - First Shift - 611610110 I Second Shift-611610120



Vision: To contribute to nation building by increasing the supply of first generation entrepreneurs.

Mission: To foster the spirit of entrepreneurship & intrapreneurship amongst learners.

1. To create awareness about entrepreneurship amongst learners.
2. To identify and motivate aspiring entrepreneurs.
3. To work closely with the Training & Placements Cell in identifying career opportunities for MBA students in startups and family managed businesses.
4. To support aspiring entrepreneurs by providing information about entrepreneurial opportunities.
5. To network with select entrepreneurs and organizations promoting entrepreneurship.
6. To recognize and reward the entrepreneurial spirit amongst students and alumni.
7. To promote research in entrepreneurship and allied domains.
8. To build learning resources in the domain of entrepreneurship.




Sr. No. Name of the Member Role Representation
1 Dr. Shailesh Kasande Chairman Director
2 Mr. Anup Tapadia Member Founder & Chief Technology - TouchMagix Media Pvt. Ltd.
3 Mr. Arun Prabhudesai Member Co-Founder & CTO - My Open Campus and Founder -
4 Mr. Mandar Lele Member Director - Speciality Urethanes Pvt. Ltd.
5 Mr. Karanvir Singh Member Vice President Business & Head Startups - GREX
6 Mr. Ankit Kanchal Member Director - Enrich Energy Pvt. Ltd.
7 Mr. Saurabh Kharkar Member Director - Rochi Engineers Pvt. Ltd.
8 Mr. Akshay Nahar Member Founder - TrueSpider Technologies
9 Mr. Yashodhan Gole Member  Business Development, Bhagyashri Travels
10 Mr. Rajendra Argade Member  Senior Consultant - deAsra
11 Mr. Keerthi Kadam Member  Founder & CEO -
12 Mr. Ronald Fernandez Member  Program Manager, National Entrepreneurship Network
13 Dr. Pratiksha Wable Member  Dean
14 Prof. Ketaki Kulkarni Member  Associate Dean (Corporate Relations, Training & Placements)
15 Prof. Amol Randive Member Secretary Faculty Incharge - ED Cell, VIM
Sr. No. Name of the Member Role Representation
1 Dr. Shailesh Kasande Chairman Director
2 Dr. Pratiksha Wable Member Dean
3 Prof. Ketaki Kulkarni Member Associate Dean (Corporate Relations, Training & Placements)
4 Mr. Chinmay Gadekar Member Student Representative (MBA II)
5 Ms. Osheen Jain Member Student Representative (MBA II)
6 Mr. Girish Lele Member Student Representative (MBA I)
7 Mr. Darshan Kukawalkar Member Student Representative (MBA I)
8 Mr. Shubham Vishen Member Student Representative (MBA I)
9 Prof. Amol Randive Member Secretary Faculty Incharge - ED Cell


  • Read More Entrepreneurship Week is designed to build awareness and interest in entrepreneurship. The campaign involves several activities throughout the week and we see active involvement of entrepreneurs, experts, industry leaders, ED Cell members, students, and faculty


  • Read More VIM takes several initiatives for encouraging, promoting and supporting entrepreneurship. These events aim at greater entrepreneurship awareness, exposure to startups and new ventures, entrepreneurship training & research, and spotting entrepreneurial talent.

    ED Events

  • Read More Entrepreneurship Development (ED) Cell at VIM is primarily lead by student leaders called E Leaders. These leaders are members of this cell who take initiative in identifying, planning, organizing, managing and documenting various inhouse and external events.


  • Read More VIM students interact with numerous entrepreneurs across sectors and profiles with an objective to learn important lessons from the experiences of these entrepreneurs and also to understand opportunities, threats and key success factors in entrepreneurship.

    ED Interviews

  • Read More VIM at present has a rich pool of alumni entrepreneurs working in varied sectors and industries all over India. Many of them are first generation entrepreneurs while few others have been expanding and diversifying their family businesses.

    Alumni Entrepreneurs

  • Read More VIM is in partnership with multiple organizations supporting entrepreneurship and key players in entrepreneurship eco-system. VIM is a member of National Entrepreneurship Network for the last 4 years and is working closely with several e cells, associations and bodies.

    Our Associates

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