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D’Verve marks varsity week

The sixth edition of D’Verve - Assam Don Bosco University (ADBU) School of Technology (SOT) ’s annual event came to a rocking end on 21st March with day-long concluding ceremony consisting of 30 events. The program lasted over 8 hours with a pre-noon start

Highlight of the day was “Creating Future – Fashion Show” with six teams participating. Each team of eight participants had its designer and coordinator. After the gala prelims showcasing 48 individual talents in their respective groups, 10 male and 10 female talents were shortlisted for 2nd and 3rd rounds which tested their attitude and intelligence.

Commenting on participation of students, Director of the School of Technology (SOT) Prof. Manoranjan Kalita said, “this year the participation of students was remarkable. Over 800 students participated in the events claiming their stakes of 25,000 points.

Besides certificates, the winners carried away exquisitely crafted medals or cups.

New event introduced this year included a SmartFilm Competition by Mass Communication Department on livelihood theme “Roti, kapda aur makkan.” It had six submissions of short films shot entirely on smart-phones and edited with Free Open Source-Software.

Besides a dance segment by young lady faculty members, there was also a special joint dance performance by final year students and faculty.

The SOT’s Seven clubs – Sports, Music & Singing, Drama, Debate & Quiz, Arts & Craft, Literary, and Dance – coordinated the competition events.

The opening ceremony of week-long D’Verve events with the theme : Go! Glow! Grow! was held on 16th March with the hoisting of the D’Verve flag and lighting of the torch of “The Torch of the Spirit” and taking of the pledge.

The sports events, both indoor and outdoor, under the leadership of Sports Club started on Saturday 14 February. It was spread out over one month with separate events for boys and girls in Football, Cricket, Basketball and Volleyball.

The students designed and decorated both the stage and the ramp under the able leadership of student coordinator Miss Tenzin Chonzom and her core team members.


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Former HoD, Dept of Mass Communications at Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati, C.M. Paul was editor of The Herald weekly in Kolkata and director of Don Bosco International News Agency (ANS) based in Rome. He has MA degree in Journalism & Mass Communication from FORDHAM University, New York.

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