The Student Activities in different form continues throughout the year. Some activities organized by CSA are part of institute culture and ensures participations of all the students of Institute. As large number of
programmes are organized, students of the institute are automatically trained in organizational skills.
CLIFFESTO(2016)- Techno-Cultural Festival
The Annual Techno-Cultural Event of the Institute, “Cliffesto” was organized between 19th -21st February, 2016. However, various pre-fest events like the ‘Blood Donation Camp’ and ‘Cleanliness Drive’were organized a week prior to the actual event. Cliffesto was inaugurated on the evening of 18th February, 2016 with lamp lightening ceremony in the esteemed presence of Honourable Director, Registrar, Associate Dean (Student Welfare) and Faculty members. The evening was studded with some stupendous performances from the students and the refreshing performance by “Keechad Band”.
The first day of the festival witnessed many Cultural events like Solo singing, Solo dance, Street play, Poetry Competitions and Technical events in the form of MATLAB Workshop, Debugging, Lan Gaming, Robokick. The evening had wonderful performance in the form of BAND WARS, in which different bands performed. The second Day was full of mesmerizing events like PIZZAZ (Fashion show), Duet singing, Standup Comedy, Group Dance, Mimicry, Rafting workshop
Technical events like RASBERRY PI workshop, Engine assembly workshop, Code clash, Robo war were organized with a huge participation of students. However the event of the day was the EDM night by Sunburn. The final day had Technical events like Grid Runner, RoboCoursa, Reincarnation and they were followed by finals of some of the cultural performances like Solo Singing , Solo Dance, Street Play and Pizazz (Fashion Show) with prize distribution ceremony. Besides, it is a matter of great pride to report that for the first time in Uttarakhand, a college festival having an unique event like Weapon Display Exhibition, which was organized by the Sixth Battalion of Kumaon Regimen. The final closing night witnessed the heart throbbing performance of none other than the king of Desi Rap “BOHEMIA”. With more than 1300 students registered the festival, Cliffesto 2016 was way bigger and successful than ever before
Few Glimpses of Cliffesto-2016
CLIFFESTO(2015)- Techno-Cultural Festival
NIT Uttarakhand organized its first National Level Techno-Cultural Festival - "Cliffesto" from 20th to 22nd February, 2015. Cliffesto, which is a combination of the words "cliff" (signifying height/location of NIT Uttarakhand) and "fest" (signifying festival on the cliff). The event got much needed support from big corporate houses like Fastrack (the Title Sponsor), NBCC (the Co-title Sponsor), ONGC (the Presenting Partner), The Times of India (the official Media Partner), the State Bank of India, Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board, etc. The maiden edition of Cliffesto managed to garner participation from students of more than ten Institutes and Universities including IIT Roorkee, IIM Indore, MANIT Bhopal, MJP Rohilkhand University Bareilly, DIT University Dehradun, College of Engineering Roorkee, etc.
Apart from various Cultural and Technical Competitions in the form of Dance, Music, Dramatics, Fine Arts, Robotics, Bridge Gearing, Coding, LAN Gaming Competition Cliffesto 2015 was studded with many attractions and activities. The major attractions of Cliffesto 2015 were a National Level Rafting Workshop sponsored by Sarovar Ganga, "Sham-e-shayari" which was a congregation of renowned poets like Rahat Indori, Sandeep Sharma, and Parth Naveen, a competition of bands in "Orchest-o-ra" and the performance of Dr. Palash Sens band "Euphoria" in the Pro Nite on 22nd February. Furthermore, Team Cliffesto undertook various social initiatives in the form of organizing a Blood Donation Camp in association with VCSG Medical College, Srinagar and LIC (Life Insurance Competition) and a Cleanliness Drive at Srinagar. With prizes worth Rupees Four Lacs, Cliffesto witnessed participation from more than four hundred students from outside, which in itself was an encouraging feat considering that it was the maiden festival of a newly established Institute.
Few Glimpses of Cliffesto-2015
Council of Student Activities (CSA) organised its very first Techno-cultural Fest, Prodaya 2014 during April 18 to 20, 2014. The theme of the Fest was Prarambh (A new start), Prakriti (Nature), Pratiyogita (Competition) and Prodyogiki (Technology). Prodaya has been one of the much awaited college festivals of Uttarakhand. It is one of its kinds of a national level festival organized in the foothills of Himalayas which witnessed huge participation from hundreds of colleges, with more than a thousand participants competing in over 30 events. Competitions in Prodaya covered a wide variety of fields like Robotics, Quizzing, Coding, Lan Gaming, Musical Performances, Singing, Dancing, Band Performances, Dramatics, Fine Arts and Literature. Our flagship events include cultural performances by internationally acclaimed bands, Robotic Contest, Mathematics Contest (Math-O-Mania), Build the Circuit and Band Wars.
Prodaya also organized National Advance Robotic Workshops (N-ARC) in association with I3Indya, New Delhi in various college of Northern India where the students will be exposed to cutting edge technology and will have the hands-on opportunity to work and build their own gesture controlled robots. In the inaugural ceremony, Prof. B M Ganveer, ex-Registrar, VNIT, Nagpur was special guest while Prof. H T Thorat, Director, NIT Uttarakhand was the Chief Guest.
Few Glimpses of Prodya-2014