The freshers of Manav Rachna International University, MRIU had a dynamic exposure to wide spectrum of activities in the orientation programme for the new academic session of 2017, familiarizing with the Institutional norms and cultures.
Department of Students’ Welfare was delighted to have an interaction with the new students of FMS and FBSS. The students were welcomed by the coordinator Students’ Welfare, Ms. Himani Saraswat who gave a brief description about the cultural events in the previous years through an audio visual and introduced the Societies and Coordinators of cultural societies of Manav Rachna like Aarekh: Manav Rachna’s Arts Society, Mridaksh: Manav Rachna’s Dance Society, Paigam: Manav Rachna’s Theatre Society and Manav Rachna’s Music Society. Also the Society working for the Heritage of India or National Service Scheme was introduced. Students were delighted to hear about the social work we have been doing in the previous years.
Dr I.K. Killam, Dean Students Welfare, welcomed the new students and shared his thoughts and motivated them to take active part in different extra-curricular activities. Aman Verma, Subrojit Guha Mamta and Sudhanshu Verma from MRIDAKSH performed a well-choreographed dance number, Tanvi and Niharika from AAREKH did a Live Art depiction of a monsoon season, Leena from music society did a live acoustic Performance and Himanshu and Sankalp from PAIGAM performed a duo drama to showcase what they learned in the societies.
Further, Siddhant Bhama, Yashiya Hasija and Dr. Gaurav Nagar, Festival Coordinators of the Annual Cultural Fest, Resurrection showed various videos and clippings of our previous years. Ronze, the official mascot of Resurrection interacted with the students and played a Dare game with them. Ms. Gurjeet Kaur Chawla, Associate Dean Students’ Welfare and Clan Chief of WATER SHARKS explained the significance of the Clan System and briefed the students about the working process, introducing them with their clans and responsibilities and mottos as Clan members. A Talent Hunt for the fresher’s was also organised in which many students participated, danced, sang songs, mimicked and even played instruments.