The institute’s heritage event, ‘Elixir’, turned 25 in 2017. The silver jubilee was celebrated on 13 September, 2017. The historical journey of Elixir is captured in an alluring video (visit www.cimr.in/youtube video). The theme for the silver jubilee was, “The Future House” referring to the factors that affect the future of an organization and the impact on management as a whole. Our CEO, Dr Madhumita Patil welcomed the Chief Guest, Mr Sundarajan Srinivasan, Chief Mentor and Patron at India Now. He discussed how the holy scriptures provide the best management lessons and help in converting thoughts to words, words to deeds, deeds to habits, habits to character & character to destiny. Mr. Apurva Mankad, CEO & Founder, WebXpress & Logicloud, Guest of Honour, emphasized the role of technology in today’s world. Mr. Vikas Sachdeva, CEO at ENAM Asset Management Company Pvt. Ltd and the pioneer –Alumnus of Elixir 25 years ago deliberated on unconditional information sharing. Panellists Mr. Prasad Menon, CEO, CIBA; Mr. Parthajeet Sarma, Director, iDream Advisory Services Pvt Ltd.; Mr. Subhobroto Chakraborty, Founder & CDO, thedigitalfellow.com; Mr. Deepak Ananth, Co-Founder: Scout MyTrip; Mr. Siddharth Ladsariya, Manager, Everest Foods & Flavours & Mr. Rahul Barkataky, Founder & Mentor, Sadhyaya, deliberated is “Startup Economy- Rising or Falling “, The discussion was moderated by Mr. Mandar Gupte, Founder, Bloom Business Consultants and alumnus of CRKIMR. The concluding session on “Fortune at the bottom of the pyramid” exceeded all expectations as Mr. Mangesh Wange, COO, Swades Foundation spoke about building lives and livelihood.