The Student Support Centre hosted a short film screening on 23rd October, which featured four short films and intense discussions. The event intended to help people express their thoughts through conversations about films, and to learn how to see more than what meets the eye.
Chandramohan Gupta, Head of Corporate Affairs, Coca-Cola (India and Southwest Asia), was invited to MIT to deliver a talk on the current scenario of sustainable growth and development in India. As an expert in the field of sustainability in the country, he had several insights to share with the eager audience.
The Department of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care organised a Palliative Care Awareness Walkathon on 12th October 2019 as part of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day activities. The walkathon witnessed people from all walks of life in attendance, including several esteemed healthcare professionals. Following the walkathon, a short program was held at Dr TMA Pai Hospital, Udupi, to raise awareness about palliative care and its benefits among the general public.
The Think Tank’s flagship event, A Fireside Chat, returned with its third edition, on 6th October 2019. The guest, film and theatre heavyweight, Ratna Pathak Shah, enthralled the audience with her eloquence and wit. The actress spoke about her experiences and the changes that she wishes to see in the film industry.
On the morning of 27th September 2019, the SCIO Foundation, Manipal organised a career counselling session for high school students from the nearby Vidyodhaya School. Through their interactive talks, they disseminated information about career options and cleared doubts about future prospects in various fields.
Most people are unsure of how to invest in stocks, and to the untrained, stocks can almost seem like gambling. On 23rd September, ESOM shared some insights on how the stock market works and how to benefit from it at their event, Stock Meets.
Aaj ka Bharat, Aap ka Bharat, a street-play by ADA Dramatics performed by their newly recruited members, impressed with its sharp commentary on society and news culture in modern times. The riveting performances of the actors, along with a dose of humour and satire, made for a genuinely gripping performance.
Aaina, the dramatics club, performed a street play aptly titled ‘Media Pe Vaar’. In a moving display of theatre, Aaina highlighted important issues ignored by the media and illustrated the necessity for fair and unbiased journalism.
Spotlight by AAINA Dramatics was held on 22nd September in the library auditorium. The sublime mixture of light entertainment and intense theatrics, kept the audience enraptured throughout the whole eight-play event.
With students in traditional attire and the halls of the Quadrangle echoing with the sound of festivities, Onam was celebrated in MIT with a lot of enthusiasm. The Onam Committee ensured that the students experienced every cultural aspect of the festival, from the delicious payasam to the competitive tug of war, to the fullest.