Bhopal School of Social Sciences (BSSS) organised Traditional Day on November 1 on the college premises. Noted sports personality and Olympian Shiny Wilson was the chief guest, while Madhya Pradesh Youth Congress president and vice-chairperson of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Meenakshi Natarajan, accompanied her.
Bhopal diocese PRO Fr Anand and Carmel Convent principal Sr Noel were also present on the occasion. Shiny Wilson described hard work as the only key to success and wished good luck to participants.
The major attraction of the day was ramp show by students and staff members in traditional garments of different regions, communities and religions of a diverse India. There was huge applause as BSSS principal Fr P P Joseph walked the ramp in traditional attire of Kerala.
The chief guest Shiny Wilson, requested by students, also walked the ramp. Krishna Raj (BA first year-management) was given prize for best male dress up, while runner up in this category was Piyush Saxena (B-Com second year). The prize for best female dress-up went to Sana Naseem (BBA-first year) and runner up was Merlin (BCA-first year).
The prize for best teachers’ dress-up went to Pragya Sharma (computer faculty) and Smita Pillai (management faculty) was runner up. Subeeh Hasan (B Com second year) was declared ‘Face in the Crowd’ while runner-up was Ajit Kukreja (B Com third year).
Shainy Raphel and Sonam Channa presented bharatnatyam (solo), while Mayank Dabral, Prateek Kakkad and Danish Usmani presented songs.
Sancharan’06 at RKDFIST
RKDF Institute of Science and Technology (RKDFIST) celebrated three-day annual function ‘Sancharan’06 from November 1 to 3 on the college premises. BJP general secretary Anil Dave who was the chief guest inaugurated the State-level inter-college competitions. RKDF chairman Dr Sunil Kapoor presided over the occasion. He spoke on achievements of the institute including RKDF’S getting license in FM radio.
Sports events including table-tennis, volleyball, chess and carrom were held on November 1. On the same day, song competitions (old as well as fast track songs) were held. A comic event was also organised in which each team comprising of maximum two participants acted out comic situations. A debate ‘Should capital punishment be banned?’, paper presentation, computer programming, group discussion and a seminar sponsored by PT Education were also held on November 1.
On November 2, students participated in a game Treasure Hunt in which they searched for hidden objects in the college campus. A collage competition was held in which collages depicting society, environment, festivals and current affairs were made. In sports, badminton was the chief attraction of the day. IMS Education conducted seminars on personality development and career, while solo dance competition (filmy) was another attraction of the day.
On November 3, the chief attractions included extempore competition, LAN gaming (computer based game) and presentations by rock band. The prizes for the events of all three days were also distributed.
About 1000 students took part in Sanchran’06, including technical and non-technical college students from the City as well as about 450 students from other [parts of the State like Jabalpur, Indore and Mandsaur.
LNCT TO hold national conference
Lakshmi Narain Institute of Technology (LNCT) is planning to hold a national-level conference on ‘New trends in road-making methods, materials and machinery for quality, economy and speed’ in January 2007, LNCT principal Dr S M Agrawal said. Experts from Central Road Research Institute, Delhi, and those from Mumbai and Roorkee IITs will be invited. The national-level conference will help students and practicing engineers document and showcase the latest techniques in the field, Agrawal added.
Compiled by Arpita Mitra. Photo by Mujeeb Faruqui.