The International Day of Yoga has been celebrated annually on 21 June since 2015, following its inception in the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in his UN address suggested the date of 21 June, as it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shares a special significance in many parts of the world.
To commemorate International Yoga Day – 2020, Seshadripuram Institute of Management Studies organized a webinar piloted by Prof. Rajeshwari Mysore, Visiting Professor, Yoga Centre, Bangalore University, on 21st June 2020. Prof. Rajeshwari began the session by demonstrating Surya Namaskaras. She explained the importance of performing Surya Namaskaras, especially because of the Solar Eclipse which was happening on the same day. She also demonstrated some standing postures (Asanas) and showed the students on how to practice Pranayama. She threw light on why it was so important to maintain the health and develop immunity during this ongoing pandemic. The trainer also instructed the students to practice Yoga on a daily basis and not stop since International Yoga Day is over.
The department under Vision Tribe had organised Best out of Waste Activity on 24th October 2019 for I Semester Students for both the sections (A and B). Students were divided into groups of 4 each; students were given topics on innovation and creativity. No materials or items were provided. All the work were instructed to be carried on the spot only. The materials used must be of waste only. The work was judged purely on the basis of Creativity and Presentation. The judges for the event were Dr. Shantashri and Prof. Vasanthakumari from M.Com department.
Winners of the event
|First Prize||Muralidhara||Harshith Gowda H V||Kavya C M||Varsha M||Gowri Shankari S||Jagadish M||Sharanya K N||Kiran Kumar N|
|Second Prize||Suchith Gowda. M||Uppara Vijay||Veena K M||Yashaswini S||Ramya N||Neethu P G||Skanda Kumar K N||Suvendu Priyadarshan Mishra|
|Third Prize||Basavaraj A||Ishwarya R||Bhavani R||Venkatesh||Manjula P S||Latha J||Mahesh R||-|
Seshadripuram Institute of Management Studies inaugurated Vision Tribe in 2018 as part of the co-academic activities for the students. The Activities under Vision Tribe are designed for the students by the students, inculcating a sense of innovation, creativity as well as awareness of latest affairs across the globe. Students will have activities designed for them under Vision Tribe throughout the course period at regular intervals.
A group discussion activity was held for the I Semester Students of Section A and Section B on 10th and 11th October as part of their Management Forum activity. Students were divided into groups of 5 each and were given topics to speak either for or against. The topics were concerned to current affairs, technology and a lot other issues concerning the country. The students presented a lot of valid points for and against the argument and demonstrated good stage skills and presentation skills. It was a great experience for the students to learn the various aspects of a group discussion.
As a part of the Vision Tribe - Management Forum, a third activity was conducted during the academic year for the I Semester students namely "Idea Generation". In this activity, students were divided into groups and made to put on their thinking caps and generate a product or a service idea which would be innovative but also has the potential to make its mark on the market. The students came up with a lot of creative ideas and the selected teams were given an orientation as to what can be done to make that idea a reality. The winning teams were also awarded for their efforts.
Seshadripuram Institute of Management Studies hosted an Annual Day in the department on 19th December 2019. The day started with an Invocation Dance by Ms. Chandini of III Semester MBA. Following the Invocation Dance, the dignitaries for the day lighted the lamp and spread an aura of positivity among the audience. Dr. Vatsala G, Director, SIMS introduced the dignitaries to the audience. The Chief Guest for the Day was Ms. Jyothi, Film and Cine Artist. The event was presided over by Shri. N R Panditharadhya, President, Seshadripuram Educational Trust. The other dignitaries on the dais included Dr. Vijayakumar A B, Director, Post Graduate Department of Commerce and Management, Prof. Amruta N, Assistant Professor and Convener of the Event as well as Prof. Divya H N, Assistant Professor and Co-Convener of the Event. Dr. Godhamani, Governing Council Member of SIMS, also graced the occasion with her presence.
The prizes for the Cultural Events that took place at the Curtain Raiser Event of Annual Day on 16th December 2019 were given to the winners. The prizes for the Management Forum Activities like Poster Presentation, Best out of Waste as well as Idea Generation were also awarded to the students that happened during the semester. The student volunteers who had toiled hard to make this event happen were also given a token of appreciation for the same. Following the Prize Distribution Ceremony, The Chief Guest for the day addressed the gathering. Ms. Jyothi spoke about how the students must push harder to make their dreams a reality and they must strive to utilize the potential to achieve their goals. She also enlightened the students about how service to the community plays a very important role.
On 16th December 2019, the Curtain Raiser for the Annual Day was held where students of I and III Semester participated in various events. These events included Solo Singing, Group Singing, Solo Dance, Group Dance, Skit and Fashion Show. Many teams from both the sections participated in these events and the best performers were chosen.
The students put up a great show on the day in all of these events and the judges awarded the students with the prizes which would be presented to the students on Annual Day – 2019 to be held on 19th December 2019. The students got an opportunity to display their talents in various fields like singing, dancing, skits, fashion walk, etc. It was a great day to be cherished for all the students.
On 5th October 2019, Ethnic Day and Saraswati Pooja was celebrated in the department. Ethnic wear was the code for the day. The students of both III and I Semester decorated their respective classrooms and a Rangoli competition was held for all the sections. Prof. Godhamani who was a special invitee for the day decided the winners for the same. Along with this, a Pooja happened for the entire department where all the rooms including the library, PG Lab and the Incubation Centre was decorated. The students also were a part of the competition wherein Mr. and Miss. Ethnic for the day were chosen.
Overall, it was a great day of celebration and the students of III Semester got to interact with their juniors who had just entered the department.
The students of III Semester MBA attended an intercollegiate management fest “Chakravyuh” – The Battle of the Minds at MES College on the 19th and 20th September 2019.
The events of the day included Best manager, Human resource, Finance, Marketing, Treasure hunt, Event management, Entrepreneurship, Business quiz, Corporate walk.
The speakers for the Fest was Mr. Ramu who gave the students a very enlightening and motivational speech. The students were then addressed by Smt. Kamala Suganthi, Principal, MES College who gave the key note address and encouraged students to participate. Events included Kraunchrvyuha (Marketing) participated by Amrutha V and Leelavathi S, Urmivyuha (Event management) participated by Dipesh and Karan, Sarpavyuha (Entrepreneurship) participated by Dilipkumar B, Makaravyuha (Human Resource) participated by Kavya J and Greeshma J ,Shakatavyuha (Finance) participated by Arasu P and Ashwini AK, Kurmavyuha (Business quiz) participated by Tejas P and Santosh S.
Acharya Bangalore B School organized a public speaking competition on the topic of “Integrity – A Way of Life”. A student from I Semester B Section, Yasmin Taj took part in the event. The time limit provided to the students was 5 minutes each for the topic.
Many colleges participated in the same event. This event was a learning curve for the students as it gave them the exposure to how inter collegiate events happen and it gives them an opportunity to display their talents in front of a wide crowd. The student also received a memento for participating in the aforementioned public speaking competition by Mr. G Senthil Kumar, Additional General Manager (Vigilance) BHEL, Bengaluru.
An Intercollegiate Fest was organized at Surana College, Kengeri by the name of Sur-Sangram. The I Semester Students of Seshadripuram Institute of Management Studies got an opportunity to attend the fest. The students took part in three events in total. The first event was a Team Event where they were supposed to perform a lot of tasks. This activity was designed to test the neuromotor skills of the teams. A lot of teams participated in the event. The students of SIMS reached the final round of this event where they got to learn a lot of activities and had a lot of fun during the due course of these events.
The second team of students took part in the ramp walk event. Again a lot of teams from various colleges took part in this event. It was a very different experience for the students who attended this fest as many students were attending the intercollegiate fest for the very first time.
The third team took part in the Photography event and the photographs clicked by the students were displayed on the LED Walls at the fest which gave the students a great deal of motivation and recognition for their hardwork.