Narula Institute of Technology organized its Annual Cultural Fest Navodaya Chapter 2.14, formerly Melange on May 2nd – 3rd 2014. For a change this year, the fest was organized across two venues. On May 2nd Various Cultural Competitions were held to explore the talents within and outside the campus. To ensure maximum participation, Student Life Center offered free registration for in house students and a nominal sum for the students outside of college. The Competitions which were held on May 2nd 2014 were Painting, Quiz, Drama, Dance, Singing, Photography and Short Film. To ensure complete transparency in the selection of Winners, Well known Judges from the respective fields were invited. These competitions left the crowd astonished and hungry for more.
The 2nd day of Navodaya Chapter 2.14 was held at Rabindra Bhawan, Khardah. The choice of an Air conditioned venue proved advantageous for both the organizers as well as the audience since it saved them from the scorching heat of Kolkata. Though it rained torrentialy on both the event days of Navodaya,yet the choice of Indoor venue ensured that rain did not spoiled the enjoyment. The 2nd day started with the performances by college bands, followed by dance performances by college dance group Rhythm Slaves. The dance performances were a bit special because they had special dance numbers from all final year respective departments and one special performance by the organizers. After the college performances, it was time for the Performance of the guest band Eeshan. The band needs no introduction in the City of Joy. Famous for their fantastic stage performance, they started off with a bang. For next 1 hour or so, the crowd was mesmerized with some great songs like Shyamaprasad, niye chol amay etc. The band – e – mataram winners ensured that the crowd swayed on their feet. After the fantastic performance by Eeshan, it was the turn of the DJ to entertain the audience, and he did it with in the best possible way. The program ended with the performance of the DJ, with a promise of touching new highs in coming years.
Narula Institute of Technology Students' Cricket Team stood Runner Up at Sardar Jodh Singh Trophy, 2014. The finals was played between Narula Institute of Technology and Asansol Engineering College at the Gurunanak Campus. The finalist players of NIT were Sumitava Mazumde, Abhinaba Dutta (C),Udit Patel, Irfan Khan, Rishav Singh, Md. Kalimuddin Ansari, Subabrata Ghosh,Tasleem Nomani, Manish Kumar, Rakesh Kr. Yadav, Aditya Kamlesh Shaw, Shaud Alam, Ravi Kumar, Varun Kr. Yadav. Mr Tasleem Nomani, B.Tech 4th year of Civil Engineering Department, NIT received the trophy for Man of the Match-League and Highest Wicket Taker of the Tournament. Mr Udip Patel, B.Tech 2nd year of Civil Engineering Department, NIT received the trophy for Man of the Match-League.
NIT has the pleasure to announce the joy-de-vivre of winning the prestigious SJS trophy,2013-14 by beating JIS College of Engineering by 10 wickets. After being runner up in last two consecutive years, NIT has finally succeeded in celebrating the moment of joy after an unbeaten rally in the entire tournament and finally smashing the opposition in the battle of championship at JISCE ground on 24.01.2014. Congratulations to all players and mentors of NIT Cricket team. Wish them all the success for the next year.
Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai surrounded by students of JIS group.
Thirty-five students from five colleges belonging to India's JIS group of institutions participated in the fortnight-long summer training program organized at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). The program, which began on 22 July 2013, ended with a gala cultural performance on 2 August 2013, where visiting students displayed their talent.
Interacting with the visiting students on 2 August 2013, Prof. Worsak remarked that AIT is known for its internationality. At AIT, students transcend nationalities and study together as AIT students. He added that the Government of India was a consistent supporter of AIT. Enthusiastic students while meeting AIT's Interim President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai wanted to learn more about the premier Institute. Impressed by the AIT campus and its educational and research offerings, the students expressed their desire to continue their higher studies at AIT.
Also attending the meeting was Prof. Arun Samaddar, Director, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Sikkim, India and nearly one dozen journalists from leading media houses from India. Two faculty members from the JIS group, Mr. Sajal Saha and Ms. Ipsita Saha also joined the deliberations. The media community, who came from both print and television, interviewed various AIT officials and the visiting JIS students to learn about their experience at AIT.
Speaking to the media, Acting Dean of AIT's School of Engineering and Technology (SET), Dr. Nitin Kumar Tripathi remarked that the summer program is intended to inform students from India about the latest educational and research offerings at AIT. "This widens the horizons of the participating students, and exposes them to the latest developments in various fields," Dr. Tripathi said.
The summer program included introduced to various fields including Geographical Information System (GIS), transportation systems, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), regional development, 3D mapping, computer graphics, augmented reality, environmental management, digital photogrammetry, advanced mapping, urban safety, climate and health, packaging technology, telecommunications, computer science, robotics, civil engineering, construction engineering management, and climate change. Field trips included visits to the National Science Museum and the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA).
The students who participated in the program came from Narula Institute of Technology, Guru Nanak Institute of Technology, Dr.Sudhir Chandra Sur Degree Engineering College, Greater Kolkata College of Engineering and Management, and JIS College of Engineering.
News Report of the visit of the students to AIT was published in India's leading English daily, The Times of India. Titled "A unique study trip for engineering students", the article can be read at this link:
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Bangkok (Thailand): Thirty-five students from five engineering colleges of the JIS Group attended a two-week summer education camp at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Bangkok, Thailand. The camp which took place from July 22 to August 2 was part of the 'global study trip' of JIS Group Educational Initiatives.
It was a very useful and practical experience for 35 students selected from the five JIS group engineering colleges who were sent by the JIS group to attend a two week long summer education camp at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Bangkok, Thailand from July 22 to August 2 as part of the JIS Group Educational Initiative's 'global study trip'.Based on merit, students from of the five JIS group institutes
JIS College of Engineering at Kalyani, Narula Institute of Technology at Agarpara, Guru Nanak Institute of Technology at Sodepur, Greater Kolkata College of Engineering and Management at Baruipur and Dr Sudhir Chandra Sur Degree Engineering College at Dum Dum, were selected for the trip and they had an enriching experience based on merit to attend the study trip at AIT, which is a premium management and technological institution in Asia.
Besides gaining knowledge on environmental engineering, remote sensing and GIS, nanotechnology, satellite telecommunication, marine biology and transportation systems among others, the students also visited enjoyed their bit of sightseeing. They were enamoured by their trips to National Science Museum of Thailand, Thailand Science Park and Incubation Centre and the palace of the king of Thailand.
During the camp, the students learnt most of the things through fun game and competition and they were very much excited and full of enthusiasm."It was like a dream-come-true for me.The experience was very enlightening and unique," said Abhisek Guha of Narula Institute of Technology. On the last day of the camp, students interacted with Worsak Kanok Nukulchai, the president of AIT. "We are taking such initiatives for our students so that they can compete globally," said JIS Group assistant general manager Bidyut Majumder. The JIS Group is going to sign an MOU with AIT very soon in the areas of faculty exchange programmes, joint research collaboration and joint PhD supervision.
(This correspondent was in Bangkok on the invitation of JIS Group Educational Initiatives)