Other Events

Mess Workers Felicitated

On May 19th, 2014, the mess committee organised a special event and dinner in honour of the retiring mess employees Michael Bhai and Chiman Bhai and to bid farewell to the two CRM participants Manoj Kumar and Pankaj Patel. Prof Debi Prasad Misra had kindly agreed to be the chief guest for the event and congratulated the batch for taking up commendable initiatives such as creating a sustainable gratuity fund for the mess workers.

Mushaira

An evening of poetry (Mushaira) was organised by the cultural club on Saturday, May 17th. Prof Paresh Bhatt had kindly agreed to grace the occasion and presented many of his compositions for the audience. The budding writers too, from the amongst the participants recited their range of poetry and created an ambience that left everyone wishing for more such evenings.

Kshitij 2014

PRM 34 participants organised the Farewell Party Kshitij for the graduating batch of PRM 33 to wish them a fun filled bright and successful career.

The events commenced in the evening with a fusion dance performance by the duo of Ishita and Kunal, combining elements from the traditional and modern dance forms. This was followed by a song recital from the trio of Hemank, Shivansh and Piyush. Then the PRM 34 girls dedicated their innovative act depicting the life and times of PRM 33 on stage, through different acts they could entertainingly combine the various stages that the senior batch went through. Then Shobhit from PRM 34 mesmerised everyone by his rendition of the song ' yeh dosti hum nahin todenge' on the harmonica with Anuj on the guitar. Another act was where the boys of PRM 34 danced to the tunes of popular item numbers from the Bollywood. Akanksha and Anuj presented a duet that left everyone missing their outgone days at IRMA and left them wanting for more. Rohan, Anjali, Ashwini and Akanksha devoted their satirical act to Harshil from PRM 33 and had the audience in splits.

The acts were followed by a special dinner and then the customary Grind.

Blood Donation Camp

Anamaya, Health Care Cell of IRMA in association with Red Cross Society, Anand and GCMMF conducted blood donation camp at IRMA campus on March 24th, 2014. A week long campaign through Nukkad Natak ( Street play), focal group discussions, print media and social marketing finally paid off and the initiative proved to be a huge success with 131 donation with 8 beds in just 4 hrs ( 96% capacity utilization). Operations team for the camp did an amazing job by maintaining a Slot booking system to avoid delay for donor. Another achievement for PRM34!


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Run-Bhoomi 2014

Run-Bhoomi, one of a kind cricket tournament under the floodlights was organised by the graduating batch of PRM 33; the playing ground was the basketball court of the campus. The tournament being open to the whole IRMA family turned out to be a big success and saw participation from professors, students as well as staff members ; thanks to the marketing efforts of the organising committee and the innovative rules of the game like 6 a side, 5 overs innings, 10 bonus runs for the presence of a female member in the team etc, everyone loved the unique format of the game and praised the organising committee(Tarun Sharma, Apurba Chowdhury and Arjit Anand ) for the fun and the sports spirit that came associated with it.

Finally the winning team ‘HUM AAPKE HAI KAUN’ took the trophy home.

The tournament left everyone wanting for more and it was agreed that it should be a regular annual feature on IRMA's events calendar.

HUNKAAR 2014

The Sports Committee organised Hunkaar, a new intiative thought of by the team of Mr Nisarg Dave , the Sports Secretary from PRM 34. Hunkaar has been thought of as a week long sports contest for inter section competition in the same batch.

Starting a week before the new year on 26th Dec 2013, the event flagged off with indoor games like chess, carrom and badminton between the two sections and then went on to outdoor sports like football, cricket, throwball and volleyball. One of the aims of Hunkaar is also to encourage as much participation fromt he batch as possible into the sports. To ensure this the format is such that one section can have more than one team for the same sports. This ensures that every interested participant gets a chance to play the sports of his/her choice.

The games saw a good participation from the students and surely helped foster the spirit of sporty zeal amongst the participants.

ABHIVYAKTI 2013

To celebrate and strengthen the delightful bond between the two batches PRM 33 and PRM 34, the seniors hosted Abhivyakti 2013 (Fresher's Party) on Dec 31st at the IRMA auditorium followed by a lavish dinner. Personalised beautifully crafted hand written invitation cards were given to PRM 34.

The event started with the 'to be introduced by a friend' introductions of the freshers contesting for the Mr and Mrs Freshers. This was followed by several contest games from among the randomly called seated fresher participants. The Mr and Mrs fresher had several rounds and these rounds were interspersed with such fun games for the audience.

The senior batch also showed a video photo film which they dedicated to the fresher batch of PRM 34. Finally Mr Aseem Acharya was declared as Mr Fresher and Ms Ishita Srivastava as Ms Fresher. Many other awards like Mr Khiladi - Sriram Iyer, Mr Gossip - Rohan Shukla were also given by the batch of PRM 33.All in all it was a great event that everyone enjoyed and since it coincided with the new year celebrations as well, the fun got doubled. Kudos to PRM 33, who really hard at organizing and activating participation from all students. There was no dearth in the efforts put by all involved. On the whole, the way in which the function was conducted was laudable and commendable.

Sangharsh '13

Sangharsh '13, the inter-batch sports event, was organised on a grand scale, with a total of 13 events this time. spread over seven days. The event included cricket, basketball, football, carom, table tennis, badminton, tug-of-war(men and women), kho-kho (women’s), throwball (women's) ,shuttle race and chess.

Both the batches participated with a feisty zeal, each giving the other a tough competition amidst all the cheering up from both the batches. Overall PRM-33 emerged winners. They won 8-5 in the thirteen games that were played. The event was a huge success thanks to the two batches competing with equal fervour. All the teams played in the spirit of the game. The event concluded with an exhibition doubles match of badminton between the teams of Prof Debiprasad Mishra +Tanuj Sahrma (PRM33) and Prof Rakesh Saxena +Nisarg Khatri (PRM34).

This was followed by a prize distribution ceremony where the professors gave away the medals and prizes to the winners in their respective sports events

Independence Day 2013

IRMA celebrated the Independence Day 2013 at its campus with much fanfare and pride. The events commenced in the morning with the flag hoisting by Professor Jeemol Unni, Director,IRMA after which every one sang the national anthem and sweets were distributed.
To commemorate the 67th Independence Day; 'Jigyasa'-the Quiz Club of IRMA, organised 'The India Quiz' for the participants.
The evening celebrations started off around 5:30 pm with the lighting of the lamps by Professor Debiprasad Mishra. The events were hosted by Rishabh Rastogi and Smriti Sharan from PRM 34.
The participants presented the whole gamut of performances including fancy dress competition by the staff children, group dance performances (classical,semi-classical ,contemporary and Bhangra),solo kathak performance, choir song and an English play that highlighted the current state of affairs in Indian Politics and the way forward.
The solo Bharatnatyam performance by Ishita Srivastav enthralled everyone by her intricate rhythmic patterns and complete command over footwork .The group dance on patriotic numbers like Desh Rangeela and Jai Ho had the audience tapping their feet. The awesomely choreographed contemporary dance performance left the audience wanting for more. The choir group left the audience mesmerised with their stunning performance. This was followed by a beautiful Group dance performance on Bhangra songs. The Bhangra performance highlighted the traditional dance form from the Punjab region with a modern twist and left the audience in high spirits.
All the performances were lauded, and everyone congratulated the cultural team for putting up a good show.
The celebrations concluded with a fine dinner organised by the mess committee for the students.

SPARDHA’13

The first ever Dr Kurien Memorial SPARDHA’13, an annual IRMA Open Sports Meet, was held on March 16th and 17th, 2013. The SPARDHA initiative, dedicated to the memory of Dr. Verghese Kurien, is meant to act as a launch pad for “Relationship Building” through a friendly sports meet. This competitive event saw the participation of NDDB, GCMMF, IRMA club, IRMA, Mother Dairy Gandhinagar, and FES. These sister organizations competed in 16 events that included cricket, football, throwball, table tennis, badminton, basketball, chess, volleyball, kho-kho, carom, tug-of-war, 100m and 100m*4 relay.

The overall championship was won by NDDB followed by IRMA at the second place. Prizes were distributed by Prof. Jeemol Unni, Director, IRMA.

Independence Day

Independence Day was celebrated amidst much fanfare at IRMA. The first event to be organized by the junior batch it became, in a manner of speaking, a rite of passage for 120 PRM participants, all trying to find their feet by working pulling together as a team and, in the process, putting in performances involving dancing, singing and acting together. It was a journey in self-discovery, in other words

SANGHARSH 2012

This inter-batch event, revived after a brief hiatus, was basically a contest between PRM-32 and PRM-33. Spread over three days the event included cricket, basketball, football, carom, table tennis, badminton, tug-of-war(men and women), and kho-kho (women’s). There was active participation from both the batches, each giving the other tough competition. Ultimately, PRM-33 emerged winners with a narrow margin. They won 5-4 in the nine games that were played. The event was a huge success thanks to the two batches competing with equal fervour and zeal. The event was inaugurated by Prof. Asokan with the torch lighting ceremony and a run round the campus.
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