War on Waste - IIM Kozhikode to organize 4th edition of Calicut mini-Marathon on 24 Feb
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The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK), would be conducting the 4th edition of the Calicut mini Marathon on February 24, 2013. The objective is to spread the message of a cleaner Calicut, through its War on Waste campaign. IIMK is expecting a footfall of around 8000 individuals on the day of the event.
IIMK Director Prof. Debashis Chatterjee says "IIMK takes a step forward by highlighting an environmental concern on the existence of waste products, hence organizing a mini marathon on the theme War on Waste. It is our unique privilege to be a school of aspiration where new ideas take shape for the betterment of India and the World."
In the run-up to the marathon, an Open Day for school students of classes 7 to 12 was conducted at the IIMK Campus on Sunday, February 3, 2013 between 10 am and 3 pm. In the event, a host of competitions like Quiz, Elocution, Essay Writing and Painting were conducted based on topics related to this year's theme War on Waste. The event witnessed teeming students of Class VII to XII from schools in and around Calicut participating in elocution, quiz and poster-making competitions based on the theme of marathon.