Start Date : 14 March 2020, 10:30am
End Date : 14 March 2020, 17:30pm
Venue : New Horizon college of Engineering
The Theme of Rudraksh
Yuva Shakti Sankalpita and Samarpit Signifies encouraging the youth to make commitments (Sankalpita) and dedicate (Samarpit) towards positive change. Yuva Shakti is the driving force of India’s journey. The next 25 years are important for building the nation”. “To be young is to be dynamic in our efforts. To be young is to be panoramic in our perspective. To be young is to be pragmatic”.
Rudraksh – An Inter collegiate Management & Cultural Fest, which is organized on 16th & 17th February 2023, for the 8th year is one of the milestones of the Department of Management Studies, New Horizon College of Engineering. Under the aegis leadership of our visionary leader Dr. Mohan Manghnani, Chairman, NHEI continuously provides a platform to all the students to groom their Co-curricular and Extra-curricular skills. It is through the initiative, support and continuous guidance of our Honourable Chairman that the talents of the students’ community is being explored.
It had a great inaugural on 16th with a huge footfall of highly energetic students spread across 50 + colleges and about five hundred students across the country. The welcome and curtain raiser was the Bharatanatyam dance by the student displaying precision and interpretative eye expressions, with an auspicious beginning with divine tune of Gananayakaya, accompanied by the colourful costumes and adornments. The dance movement set the mood and rhythm of a grandeur festivity in the college campus. Dr. Sheelan Misra, Dean of Management Studies addressed the audience on the legacy of Rudraksh fest at New Horizon and theme of this Year which is Yuva Shakti – Sankalpita and Samarpit.
Acclaimed Musician, Director and film score composer Mr. Ganesh Narayanan as a Chief Guest inspired the participants with his life experience and the journey, he took to accomplish several awards in his field of art and finally pepped with a song of Late Puneet Rajkumar to ignite the memoirs of the actor.
Guest of Honour Ms. Mohini Patankar, Mrs. India Worldwide 2018 -South and Yoga expert, highlighted the need of positive attitude towards life and importance of mental and physical wellness. The event was Presided by Dr. Manjunatha, Principal – NHCE. Dr. R. Punniyamoorthy, Faculty Coordinator of Rudraksh- 2023 extended the vote of thanks. After a delightful inauguration, the participants took part in their chosen event.
Events of Rudraksh 2023
An entire gamut of activities was organized in Rudraksh -2023 to unleash the talent that exudes from the budding student managers. Promoting a vibrant campus experience through organizing innumerable activities such as
1) CEO in the House
3) Human Resource
4) Master of Excel
7) Business Quiz
8) Awake Arise Entrepreneur in You
9) Talent Show
10) Corporate Walk
The prize money pool for the event was Rs. 2,00,000+ with each event winner receiving a cheque, trophy and a certificate of excellence. All the events had different number of rounds to test the participants abilities.
The events were judged by experts drawn from the industry, field of art and music and entrepreneurs. Each of the events were engaging for the participants and has enhanced their knowledge relating to each of their domain. And aimed at helping students to improve the leadership and managerial skills, being confident, overcome their fear and communication barriers.
For some this was their first event of the year, and it provided them the opportunity to help freshers get to know the current and senior students, as well as the college and networking with students from other colleges and gain experience on a cultural platform. Rudraksh – 2023 ended with the prize distribution, certificates and trophies to all the winners. The participants received a participation certificate for their effort. The Valedictory programme was graced by Mr. Rajeev Narayanan, CEO and Founder, The Leadership Elements, Rohit Gowda, KGF -2, playback singer and a team of Choreographers.
To sum up, Rudraksh Fest is based on the intrinsic values of commitment and dedication leveraging the power of youth and encouraging them to create positive changes and transform India over next three decades. The fest provided the platform to compete and enable confluence of Talent and a gala time celebration.