The Cultural Group

Achievements of various societies in year 2017-2018

Reflecting the cultural diversity of the college, the ten vibrant societies of the college dance, drama, music, fashion, general awarenessand creative arts etc brought numerous laurels to the college under the able leadership of itsCultural Convener - DR. MEETA MATHUR. The remarkable progress of these societies speaks volumes about the talent of our students.

TALEEM INDIAN MUSIC SOCIETY

  1. Attained First position in solo-singing competition at Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College.
  2. Organizeda tribute to Talat Mahmood Sa'ab 'Jashn-e- Talat' in our college in the presence of Ustad Talat Aziz Sa'ab (Musician and popular ghazal singer) '
  3. Performed at the Asian Meet on 25th January, 2018 in front of the Presidents of 10 countries and the Prime Minister of India - Sh. Narendra Modi.
  4. Performed in 'News of Bihar' with popular young playback singer Shree Devand Jha and a renowned tabla player Shree Adhir Das, and at the National Rotaract event of ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao'.
  5. Went live with RJ Stutee on Radio Fever 104.

3PS CREATIVE ARTS SOCIETY

  1. Ajay and Shaskiya secured second and third positions respectively for Sculpture at UDAAN Youth Festival of Delhi University and won two cash prizes.
  2. Organized the Annual Art and Photography Exhibition in the college premises in the august presence of Sir John Edwards, an engineer by qualification but a photographer and teacher by choice.
  3. Participated in various competitions at 14 colleges of Delhi University including JMC, DDU, PGDAV, Shivaji, Lady Irwin etc.

ALLEGRO

Attained first position at Dyal Singh College and Ambedkar University

BANDWAGONS THE FASHION SOCIETY

FIRST POSITION

  1. Rajdhani College
  2. JECRC University, Jaipur
  3. Noida International University

SECOND POSITION

  1. Shaheed Rajguru College of Business Studies
  2. Maitreyi College
  3. NDIM College
  4. Satyawati College
  5. JECRC college

THIRD POSITION

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College

OTHER AWARDS

  1. Best Female Model at JECRC University and Maitreyi College
  2. Best Male Model at Shivaji College

SPIC MACAY

The Spic Macay society has been organizing cultural events, heritage walks in the college for the last three years. This year they plan to organize a Kathak dance performance in the college seminar hall in the last week of Spring'18.

MOKSH THE DRAMATICS SOCIETY,

Moksh reached the pinnacle of its achievements this year with a record breaking number of awards, 90 street play performances, 16 stage play performances and prime coverage in The Times of India.

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FIRST POSITION

  1. IIT Roorkee
  2. Jamia Hamdard
  3. Shaheed Bhagat Singh College
  4. Zakir Hussain College
  5. Shyam Lal College
  6. Yogshala, pragati maidan
  7. Technia institute
  8. Management Development Institute
  9. Jamia milia
  10. IILM Institute for Business management, Gurgaon.

SECOND POSITION

  1. Jaipuria Institute
  2. Dilli Haat
  3. VIPS
  4. Kalindi College
  5. Pearl Academy
  6. Bhim Rao Ambedkar College
  7. Dyal Singh College
  8. Zakir Hussain College (Evening)

THIRD POSITION

  1. College of Vocational Studies
  2. Janki Devi Memorial College
  3. Tecnia Institute

CRUNK THE DANCE SOCIETY

FIRST POSITION

  1. AIIMS
  2. Swayam Sidhh Competition
  3. IMT College
  4. VIPS
  5. I.S.B.F College
  6. FORE School of Management
  7. SECOND POSITION
  8. Sharda University

SAGE THE DEBATING SOCIETY


Best Speaker Prize for Conventional Debate
  1. Sri Venkateshwara college
  2. Maitreyi college
  3. Delhi Institute of Advanced Studies
  4. Shaheed Bhagat Singh college
  5. Motilal Nehru College
  6. Kirori Mal College
  7. Jamia Milia Islamia

2nd Best Speaker Prize for Conventional Debate

  1. Lady Irwin College
  2. Kamla Nehru College
  3. Motilal Nehru College
  4. Maitreyi College (for turncoat debate)

Best Team Prize

  1. REC Debate held in Sri Aurobindo College
  2. PGDAV College
  3. Delhi Institute of Advanced Studies
  4. Shyam Lal College
  5. Shaheed Bhagat Singh College (for Summit)

2nd Best Team Prize

  1. National debate held in Rajdhani College
  2. Dyal Singh College
  3. Shaheed Bhagat Singh College
  4. Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Science
  5. Paper presentation competition in Miranda house College 3rd Best Team Prize
  6. Sri Vivekananda College for conventional debate
  7. Lady Shri Ram College for Literary quiz

Other Awards

  1. Best Interjector Prize in Ramanujan College
  2. Special Mention/Consolation prize in Jesus and Mary College and Miranda College for conventional debate, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College for Round table Conference and Panel Discussion competition
  3. The dynamic duo of Neha Singh and Safa Mohammed Saleem from Sage won various awards for the college, most memorable of which was a cash prize of 10,000 at REC National Debate.
Other awards won by them include:
  1. Best Team Award at Ramanujan College, PGDAV College and Gittarattan International School of Business Studies
  2. Runner up Team Award at National Debate Competition in Rajdhani College, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Evening College and Dayal Singh college

SALVATION GENERAL AWARENESS SOCIETY

  1. Secured 1st position in Vikiran -The Annual Fest of Delhi Technical Collegefor a stage play titled SAINIK -EK HERO
  2. Organized a rally and street play on Eco-Friendly Diwali in Malviya Nagar
  3. Performed a street play- 'Pakhi' on the inauguration of Women Empowerment Cell of Sri Aurobindo College.

Trivia -The Quiz Society :

The Quiz Society of Sri Aurobindo College "Trivia" was founded in September 2017 as part of an endeavor to stimulate intellectual fervor among the students and improve and expand their knowledge either in general or specific subjects through fun filled event. Quiz comes under event which can be extremely competitive but it's structure make it entertaining. It encourages team work, provoke healthy debates and enable out of box thinking practices. Overall, It provides an interactive platform of learning.

Buoyed by beaming enthusiasm among students on its inauguration, Trivia held a number of follow up programs in academic year 2017-2018 which are listed below:

  1. ORIENTATION & Inauguration on 27 September, 2017.
  2. TALENTHUNT & QUIZ Competition: 1st November, 2017 for the freshers of the College.
  3. SEMINAR ON "Civil Services as a Career" organized by Trivia on 5th February, 2018, to address the queries & problems faced by the college students and to make the students aware of opportunities towards building their career. The key speaker was Dr. Piyush Chaubey, faculty of GS core with over 15 years of teaching experience.
  4. GENERALGROUPE DISCUSSIONS - on cross cutting issues active participation by Trivians & Non-Trivians.
  5. TRIVIA'18 - the first inter-college General Quiz Competition was organized as part of "Mehak'18" the cultural fest of the College.

Achievements of various societies in year 2016-17

In the current academic year 2016-17, the Cultural Society of the college was passionately led by its overall Convener, Dr. Meeta Mathur. The college successfully held its three-day annual cultural festival "Mehak-2017" from 19-21 January. The Chief Guest of the event was Delhi state BJP Chief Shri Manoj Tiwari. Yajur Band put up a scintillating performance for the audience. More than 30 Delhi University colleges participated in various events. The college also witnessed a star evening performance by pop singer Hardy Sandhu and saw an overwhelming footfall of more than 5000 students. The Cultural group of our college has nine societies. During this year, they made remarkable strides in their respective fields and earned great accolades across colleges all over India. The achievements of the different societies are as follows:

** Allegro (Western Music Society) Society prepares the students for western music competitions under the supervision of Dr Anjali Bhatnagar.

** Bandwagon (Fashion Society) : Led by Dr. Vandana Bhalla, it won the following awards:

  1. 4th March 2017: 3rd position at Mayetri College, DU.
  2. 8th March2017 : 2nd position at JECRC University, jaipur.
  3. 20th March 2017: 2nd position at Satyawati college, DU.
  4. 20th November 2017: 1st position at Noida International University.
  5. Vansh Alagh won the Best Male Model at Shivaji College.
  6. Shiksha Sehgal won the Best Female Model at Maitreyi College.
  7. Third position at Satyawati College

** Crunk (Dance Society) : Under the able guidance of Dr. Soni Rastogi they won the following awards:

  1. First position at Lady Hardinge Medical College, Northcap University, National Institute of Technology, Mittal Institute of Management, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Institute of Information Technology and Management, and JECRC University, Jaipur
  2. Second position at AIIMS, SRM University, Indira Gandhi Technical University, Galgotias University, RLA, Kalindi College, Zakir Hussain College and Jamia Milia Islamia; third position at St. Stephens, Satyawati, Mata Sundari, Amity, HMR Institute of Technology and Management.
  3. Qualified for Hip Hop International Competition from Delhi.

** Moksh (Dramatics Society) : It has beaten all previous records with a total of 79 street play performances and 9 stage plays under the guidance of Dr Meeta Mathur and Dr Sudheer Pratap Singh.

  1. In the street play event, Moksh won first prize at Tecnia Institute and UNHAD Foundation, second position at MDI Gurgaon, Manipal University and Ambedkar College; third prize at BVIMR, Hindu College and Mata Sundari College.
  2. Special Appreciation Awards at BVIMR, G.B. Pant Engineering College, IIMT, Bhagidari Jan Sahyog Samiti and Bhagwan Parshuram Institute of Technology.
  3. Sumit Arora, President of Moksh, bagged various awards for Best Actor and Best Director at Udaan Mahotsav and Audience Choice Award at Swami Shraddhanand College.
  4. In the stage play event, they attained first position at JMC and Satyawati College, and consolation prize at SRCC.

** 3Ps : The society encouraged students for photography, painting, and poster making, under the guidance of Dr Parvita Kumar.

** Sage (Debating Society) : Under the leadership of Dr. Aprajita Chauhan they achieved the following:

  1. Safa won the award of best interjector at Ramanujan College and Daulat Ram College, second best speaker at Kamla Nehru College, and special appreciation at Shyam Lal College.
  2. Neha won the second prize at Ramjas College and Sri Aurobindo College, and third best speaker at Shyam Lal College and Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce.
  3. Hemant won the award of Best Member of Parliament at Jesus and Mary College, Best Speaker at SGND Khalsa college and special appreciation at Shyam Lal College.
  4. Vatsal Chaudhary won the Best Interjector at Daulat Ram College.
  5. Aditya won the award of Best Speaker at Daulat Ram College and second best speaker at Janki Devi Memorial college.
  6. Sagar won the honourable mention at Shaheed Bhagat Singh College.
  7. Nitish won the first prize at Sri Aurobindo College.
  8. Ravi won the Best Speaker at Sri Aurobindo College.
  9. Safa and Neha together won the Best Team at Indraprastha Institute of Technology and Management and third best team at Swami Shraddhanand College.
  10. Neha and Hemant won the award of second best team at Janki Devi Memorial college.
  11. Hemant and Kanishka won the award of Best team.
  12. Yash and Aditya won the award for the second best team at Kalindi College.

** Salvation (General Awareness Society) : Led by Dr. Veena Malhotra This society was created for general awareness amongst the students regarding cleanliness, environment and blood donation.

** Spic Macay : SPIC MACAY (Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth) is a voluntary movement that organizes events (over 5000 annually) of classical music and dance, folk arts, crafts etc. in educational institutions throughout the world. This society has been taking Indian Classical music, dance, theater, yoga, and folk arts to schools and colleges across the country for more than three decades. They introduce the young students to several upcoming as well as senior renowned artists, giving them an opportunity to witness their insightful performances. Such enriching interactions help the students in developing a wholesome understanding of our rich heritage of art and culture. Headed by Dr. Renuka Anoop Kumar the College organized two events in association with Spic Macay:

  1. Heritage walk to National Museum with a group of 50 students along with some faculty members in October 2016.
  2. A cultural performance by Rajasthani folk group led by Ustad Rehmat Khan Langa was organized in January 2017.

**Taleem (Indian music Society) : Under the able guidance of Dr Sangeeta kaul society trains our students in Indian classical singing.