Fusion Of Culture, Sports and Management At IIM Rohtak Annual Fest
The annual fest of IIM Rohtak, Infusion’17, saw students from all over the country give tough competition to one another in a plethora of events. The two-day event came to an end on Sunday, January 22, 2017, with a rapturous performance by the band “Delhi Indie Project”.
In line with the theme of the event, ‘Beyond Conventions’, this year, the young managers delved into politics in addition to the usual cultural and sports events. As such, the debutant, ‘Yuva Parliament’ saw a huge participation of students from as far as Chennai, Hyderabad and AMU, among other places. The young parliamentarians vehemently opposed the demonetization move of the Government, irrespective of their political affiliations. Later, they passed the Transgender Persons Bill, 2016, albeit with a few amendments. Aaron Geo Abraham from IIM Rohtak was declared as the best speaker, while Shubham Jangu from O.P. Jindal Global University won the best parliamentarian award.
Among the cultural events, M.D.U Rohtak got the better of the host institute in Fashion Show and War of Bands. In the singing competition that preceded these events, Prachi Aghi from MDU Rohtak bagged the first prize while Deepanjan Sinha from FORE School of Management came second.
The sports events included Badminton, Lawn Tennis, Football, Cricket, Volleyball, Basketball and indoor games like Carrom, Chess and Table-Tennis. By winning the Badminton Championship, IIM Rohtak girls continued the sporting saga that the city is now famous for.
Several online events and quizzes were also conducted in the run-up to the event. One such was a “Mock Stock” competition, where participants from all over the country showed their trading acumen. Team Daredevils from Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi won the competition while the team Tycoons from NMIMS, Mumbai came second.
Infusion’17, in association with Business Standard, was sponsored by Idea Cellular, State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Union Bank of India, National Insurance Company, Cantabil, Trade & Beyond, ISCEA, Safe Xpress, Madame, Camla, Worlds of Wonder, Brewberrys, Stops Hostel Delhi, Just Delivery, HTCampus, Careers360, Canara bank, Kanodia Technoplast Pvt. Ltd.