Alacrity 6- the two day technical and cultural inter-college annual fest of SIEM was held on 12th & 13th of April respectively at the campus of Surendra Institute of Engineering and Management (SIEM), Siliguri. The students of various general and technical colleges from in and around Siliguri participated in the extravaganza showcasing their latent talents with high enthusiasm.
On Day 1, the Technical Model Competition were held in various categories, namely, Bridge IT, CAD Drawing, Coding, Row Row Your Boat, Circuit Designing, Welding, Wire Sprint, LAN Gaming, Two Way Slab, Carpentry and Inter-departmental Quiz.
Various outstanding technical models were exhibited in the Model Demonstration Contest, out of which the ‘Traffic Solution Model’ of Darjeeling More and Siliguri Junction drew huge attraction of the judges as well as the viewers. The other model that grasped everyone’s attention and praise was the ‘Smart Blind Stick’ a futuristic proto type made by students of ECE to help the visually impaired.
On day 2, the Cultural Event competitions were held in categories, namely, Quiz, Quiz, Photography, Dance, JAM, Flipflop, School Debate, College Debate, T-Shirt Design, Face Painting, Sketching, Ad-Mad, Antakshari, Collage, Solo Singing, Instrumental, Unplugged and Fashion Show. The institutions that participated in the event were: Siliguri Government Polytechnic, Darjeeling Government Polytechnic, SIT, Acharya Prafulla Chandra College, Gyan Jyoti College, Inspiria Knowledge Campus, Kalipada Ghosh Terai Mahavidyalaya. The winners of the various categories were awarded with prizes and trophies by the dignitaries present at the end of the fest.
The audiences had a side-splitting experience when the renowned standup comedian Abijit Ganguly performed hysterically. The day’s event came to an end with the performance of the most popular band of this region “Down Syndrome.”
MLA Mr. Shankar Malakar, SMC-Councillor Nantu Pal, SMC-Opposition leader Ranjan Sarkar, leader Jayanta Mollick, ADFO – Darjeeling Wildlife Division, Jayanta Mondal, Arjun Awardee TT Player from Siliguri Mantu Ghosh, well known Dr. P D Bhutia, Hill TMC leader Mr. Binni Sharma were the Guests of Honour of the closing ceremony while the show was graced by the presence of dignitaries , Mr. Rambilas Agarwal, President, Bidya Bharati Foundation, Siliguri, Mrs. Kamlesh Agarwal, Pro-VC, Delhi Public School, Siliguri, Mr. Sharad Agarwal, Chairman, SIEM, Mrs. Snigdha Agarwal, Director, SIEM, Dr. S. P. Das, Principal, DPS, Siliguri, Mrs. Sailendar Kaur, Principal, DPS Fulbari, Siliguri and Prof. (Dr.) A. Rameshkumar, Principal, SIEM, Siliguri.