IIM Rohtak’s Infusion’13 off to a spectacular start with promotion of Bollywood movie ‘Listen…Amaya’ !!
| January 21,2013 11:40 am IST
ROHTAK, 19 January 2013: The Indian Institute of Management Rohtak (IIM-R) today kicked off the first day of its much awaited first cultural and sports annual festival ‘Infusion‘13’. One of the highlights was the promotion of the Bollywood movie ‘Listen…Amaya’ – which sets Infusion’13 a league apart from other such management festivals across the country.
The cast of ‘Listen…Amaya’ comprising of Farooque Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Swara Bhaskar and Siddhant Karnick, was present during the occasion and interacted with the crowd and the media.
Earlier in the day, the fest was formally inaugurated by Mr. Alok Ray and Ms. Priyanka Dubey, both Asst. VP, New Product Development, State Bank of India - the title sponsor of Infusion’13 - and Prof. P. Rameshan, Director, IIM Rohtak, by lighting the ceremonial lamp. This was followed by an enthralling live performance by the Delhi based Shambli Band. It was followed by a scintillating dance performance by various teams, which featured traditional, contemporary and folk dances. A fashion show ‘Haute Couture’, held after the ‘Listen…Amaya’ promotion, set the stage on fire with models showcasing latest fads in both traditional and modern attire.
Flagship events of Infusion’13 are a live rock concert by the renowned Delhi-based ‘Aagman’ band and stand-up comedy act by the famous IIT Bombay alumnus - Mr. Nitin Gupta (a.k.a Rivaldo). Other events include music & dance competitions, treasure hunt, quizzes, poster making, debates, extempore, online gaming, personality contest, street and stage plays, cricket, football, volleyball, badminton tournaments etc apart from technical events like case study competitions, paper presentations and ad making contests.
The 2-day Infusion’13 is being sponsored by the State Bank of India, LPS Bossard, Vikilinks, Showknight.com,Satyam Cineplexes, SafeExpress, Somany Ceramics, Giani, Brewberrys, Skytech Group, Markmyfest.com, Hotel Rivoli, eSparSha, Buzzintown, Lohchab Honda, Jain Print Zone, Twenty19.com, Freecharge.in etc. Being held over the weekend, Infusion’13 has attracted students from premier B-schools across the country as well as students from the Delhi/NCT region, to participate in over 50 events scheduled under various cultural, sports and technical realms.
IIM-R has been established as the 8th IIM by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India in November 2009 and is the only IIM in the Delhi-NCT region. Currently in its 4th year, IIM-R has achieved several significant milestones such as launching Fellow Programme in Management, Faculty and Management Development Programmes, raising its permanent faculty strength to an impressive seventeen full-time faculty members and successfully organizing events like Human Resources Summit, NCR Business Summit, Management Conclave and recently the ‘India for the Girl Child’ mini-marathon.