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Dealing with Disasters—An Insight into Kerala’s Management

Following three consecutive disasters that put Kerala’s disaster management model to the test, the coastal state now stands firm in its battle against the ongoing pandemic. The fine tuning of the model, coupled with a united front by the people of the state, continues to stand as an excellent example for the rest of the country to follow.

Psychus — Revels ’20

Psychus encouraged participants to think outside the box and tease their brains with unique, challenging and fun events. Contestants were put through multiple rounds that tested their IQ and only the wittiest of them could prevail and emerge as winners.

The MIT Debate Tournament—Revels’20

A flagship event, The MIT DT was a national level debate competition conducted that garnered widespread participation. With participants divided into adjudicators and speakers, the contest culminated in a battle of wit and savvy.

The Nation Stands Still—COVID-19 Lockdown in India

In December 2019, when news arrived from Wuhan about a deathly new strain of coronavirus, hardly anyone could have predicted the worldwide pandemic that was on the horizon. As the nation comes to a halt and health care workers battle this disease from the front lines, the migrant workers and farmers have their own struggle underway.

Kalakriti—Revels’20

Kalakriti was a category that offered art enthusiasts a chance to showcase their talents through several different platforms. With attempts to challenge participants across different skill levels, the eight events held under the category saw artists delve into a variety of art forms.

Peeking Through the Window–A Tech Talk by Miri Rodriguez

IOSD organised an interactive tech-talk session between the students and Miri Rodriguez, the global head of Internship at Microsoft. The students were briefed on the nuances of working in the corporate world and the various opportunities available to them at Microsoft. The importance of empathy in a workspace was also stressed upon by the speaker as she interacted with the audience.

Lensation—Revels’20

Lensation, organised by the Photography Club Manipal, offered photography enthusiasts a chance to showcase their talents through varying platforms. With attempts to challenge participants, the three events held under the category saw photographers take different angles all while portraying their best works.