ORSI Competition on Practice of OR, MS and Analytics

Operational Research Society of India plans to start an industrywide competition to encourage, recognize and reward outstanding application of Operations Research, Management Science and Analytics in Practice in India. Made in line with Franz Edelman Award of INFORMS the objective of the award is to call out, recognize and reward outstanding applications in practice in India.

The prize/award will be provided to the client organization and not to an individual. The authors will be recognized with a certificate.

Rules for Entry


Entry Procedure

Kindly send a two pages or 1000 words summary about what you have done in your organization indicating the problem, the OR/MS/Analytics methodology used, how the problem was solved and the overall impact of the work on key business metric (e.g. cost, profitability etc.). Please also provide the name, email id of all the contributing authors along with the contact details (names, email ids and mobile numbers) of key senior management members of the organization who have closely monitored the implementation of the project discussed in the paper. Kindly send the 1000 word summary by email to July 31th, 2018 to

Prof. Sankarshan Basu
Chair, ORSI Award on the Practice of OR/MS/Analytics
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Banergatta Road, Bangalore
Email: sankarshanb@iimb.ac.in
Phone: 080-26993078


  1. Last date for the Entry: July 31, 2018
  2. Last date for selection of Semifinalists: August 31, 2018
  3. Last date for selection of Finalist: September 31, 2018
  4. Last date of submission of paper: November 30, 2018
  5. Presentation at IIT Bombay: 17 December, 2018
  6. Declaration of winner: 18th December 2018