Birth anniversary of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Commemorating the birth anniversary of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam


Dr. Kalam- Ex President of India, a true visionary, an architect of the Indian defence and scientific establishment of the country, a leader with profound impact on nation, was a real epitome of simple living and high thinking. Commemorating this great personality, on his 84th birth anniversary, College’s Techno-Managerial society, Team HORIZON organized an online quiz "Ignited Minds" and an essay writing competition "The Wordsmiths" from 15th to 19th October 2015.

IGNITED MINDS: An online quiz competition with questions on the theme of the life, work and philosophy of Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam was conducted. To participate in the quiz a link was displayed on the college website. The quiz consisted of 20 objective and 2 subjective questions.

THE WORDSMITHS: An essay writing competition was conducted to make the students dwell upon the life, works and philosophy of Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam.

The topics of the essay were:

1. FROM A NEWSPAPER VENDOR TO BEING ON THE FRONT PAGE OF NEWSPAPERS. SHED LIGHT ON DR. APJ ABDUL KALAM’S JOURNEY THROUGH LIFE.

2. “FAILURE WILL NEVER OVERTAKE ME IF MY DETERMINATION TO SUCCEED IS STRONG ENOUGH.”

The word Limit for essay was 1000 words and only Individual participation was permitted. To discourage cut and paste jobs, all entries were required to be handwritten.

The Events started off with display of handmade posters and pamphlets on various notice boards (viz. DSW Notice board, Hostels etc.) so as to make student community aware of the events that marked the 84th birth anniversary of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. The response of the students for both the events was quite heart-warming.


WINNERS:

Winners of IGNITED MINDS were:

 Name                                   Branch/Year                    Student No.

1.      Nikhil Ratnakar                     CS-2nd Year                     1410014

2.      Shivam Kumar Mishra         CS-1st Year                      1510083

3.      Anurag Kumar                       ME-2nd Year                    1440056


Winners of THE WORDSMITHS were:

Name                                  Branch/Year                    Student No.

1.     Himanshi Kumari                  CS-3rd Year                     1310005

2.     Akash Agarwal                       EN-1st Year                      1521002

3.     Lovish Jain                             CS-1st Year                      1531005


All the winners would be awarded cash prizes along with certificates and copies of Dr. Kalam’s books, in the forthcoming college award function.


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