Utthann hosted by Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIBM), Bangalore was a huge success. Read on.
The much-coveted annual CSR event of Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore ‘Utthaan’ was a grand success. With the theme ‘Blue Paradise: An Underwater World’ Utthaan aimed to showcase the beauty and serenity of the aquatic world and exhibit the underwater nature in its full glory and this year was hosted on August 28, 2016.
Utthaan celebrates the essence of spreading happiness and love. It seeks to convey that life, however difficult it might be, is a treasure and that we should all come together and celebrate its spirit in full. The purpose of this initiative is to bring a smile on the face of every child and to give them memorable moments to cherish forever.
The event lited up with children from various NGOs. . 117 children in the age group of 6 to 14 years old from 7 NGO's participated in the event which included:
Belaku Shishu Nivasa
Anatha Shishu Nivasa
St. Gasper Orphanage
Sadashreya Charitable Trust
The event graced by the august presence of Ms. Rama N. S., CEO of Electronic City Industries Association (ELCIA) and former Vice-President of Infosys Technologies.
The day commenced with an impressive dance performance by the students of SIBM Bengaluru following which the children from each NGO showcased their hidden talents. The children from Sadyashreya Charitable Trust performed a heart-warming rendition of ‘Maa Tujhe Salaam’, which received a standing ovation from the audience.
The event featured endless activities like Art and Crafts, Treasure Hunt, Hit the Ball, Traffic Management etc. that were intended to help children learn and have fun at the same time. Utthaan 2016 ended at 6:00 PM, with the distribution of goodie bags among these children, which lit up their eyes and brought smiles to everyone’s faces.
Pooja Rawat, coordinator of the Social Responsibility Committee of SIBM Bengaluru said, “Utthaan 2016 has been an amazing journey for all of us. I am sure it must have been a memorable day for these children too. It was a chance for us to be a kid again and relive our childhood. This event will always remain close to my heart. ”
Source: PR Team, SIBM, Bangalore