Econophoria 2016 concludes with new ray of ideas


Photography by Kshitij Bhargava (SD College 32)

The Annual Economics Festival of GGDSD College, kick started on 18th March, 2016. Organized by the Planning Forum in the PG department of GGDSD, the festival was a huge success which was clearly evident from the fact that it witnessed high levels of enthusiasm by students from across Chandigarh. The guest of honor was Professor Karamjit Singh from University Business School, Punjab University.

Events like intellectual Economics Quiz, Elocution – a perfect example of creditable extempore oratory skills and paper presentation on a parallel economy took place. Participants talked on topics like Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan and ‘India of my dreams’.

Students from various colleges told about their ideas if they were to start up a business, in the business plan segment. At the same time, the GGDSD team with their idea of ‘Health on wheels’ was well appreciated.

The Planning Forum of the PG department of GGDSD college who were the organizers took a huge step this year as a part of Econophoria 2K16, where they have decided to fund the annual studies of a girl child from the rural areas of the state. The sister organization of GGDSD college in Fatehgardchuriyan will be helping in this noble task, as told by Dr. Preeti Vohra  who is an eminent member of faculty in SD college Chandigarh.


Where selling the RBI was the topic of the Ad-mad and Unifying India of Rangoli competition, other events included a quiz, photography and topic based choreography.The students brushed their business acumen in the artistic side of the teams were brought forward in the poster making competition. Speaking eloquently in the G.D. and the extempore competitions, the participants gave the judges a tough time in deciding the winners.

Amidst the songs and the salsa performance and the foot tapping band performances, another edition of ECONOPHORIA 2K16 came to a close. The Annual Economics Festival of the college turned out to be a wonderful blend of an admirable aura and exuberantly high students’ spirits.

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Bhavya Gaind

Bhavya Gaind (SD College 32)

A stout believer of the doctrine of karma, and definitely an optimist. Bhavya suffers from a childhood syndrome, of laughing at serious situations and the same translates in her writings in the form of disastrous wit. Food, music and books are the definition of immense happiness. 


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