Ranbhoomi, the flagship sporting fest of IIM Indore, is all set to blow your mind from the 19th of January. Spread over a period of three days, with more than 800 participants from 45 colleges, it is sure to be an event that you won’t forget. Here are some key points that you should expect from Ranbhoomi ’18.
IIM Indore’s Ranbhoomi aims to honour the spirit of competitive sports. It urges you to give your best performance and walk away victorious. Among the many sports being played here, some of the major events are – Arm Wrestling, Power Lifting, Men’s Physique, Badminton, Cricket, Table Tennis, Squash, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Chess, Snooker and other niche events like Taekwondo, Strong man and Mini Marathon. Sounds exciting yet?
Since its inception in 2015, Ranbhoomi has progressed to become the largest sports festival in central India. Celebrated personalities like Gautam Gambhir, P T Usha, Milkha Singh, Narain Karthikeyan, Yogeshwar Dutt have associated with Ranbhoomi in the past. Mariyappan, Gold Medallist, Rio Paralympics 2016, had some kind words to say in a video message that he dedicated to the fest. Ranbhoomi has also witnessed the presence of Fitness Icon and Bollywood star, Sahil Khan, in 2017.
In association with iHelp, IIM-IPM’s unique campaign against mass illiteracy, Ranbhoomi aims to spread the message of goodwill this season. iHelp aims to inspire the underprivileged children of Madhya Pradesh to follow their passion and pursue higher education to secure their future to a great extent. Events, drives and campaigns have been organised as a part of Ranbhoomi to aid with the same.
Additionally, Ranbhoomi ’18 is also associated with MARD Foundation, to promote the cause of gender equality.