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The Economics Society of Gargi College organises Econovation 2015.

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The Economics Society of Gargi College, Ecomantra, organised its Annual Economics Fest, Econovation on 8th September, 2015. The event witnessed substantial participation from various colleges across the University of Delhi. A fusion of exciting competitions and performances, the event managed to attract lots of attention and fervour from the participants.

An amalgamation of various formal and informal events, Econovation began with an inaugural talk by Mr. Abhijit Sen Gupta, India Resident Mission at the Asian Development Bank. Along with this, an interactive session with Prof. Meeta Keswani Mehra, Chairperson of Centre for International Trade & Development provided an insight into the intricacies of 21st Century Market Challenges and Opportunities.

Post these formal sessions, began the myriad competitions of the event. Participants were thoroughly engrossed in their respective competitions, zeal and exhilaration vivid in their activities.


The Paper Presentation; the amalgamation of Quizzing and Tambola, Quizbola and Poster Making Competition, Poster Mash saw very enthusiastic participation. Beg Borrow Deal was certainly the one of the most attractive competitions. Among the more formal events were the Debating Competition, Ex-Ante and Stock Shock which did not fail to test the wit and intellect of the participants.


The highlight of the event was the stellar dance performance, ‘Sthai’ by Smt. Madhyama Segal, a senior dancer of Pallavi – Odissi Nritya Sangeet Vidyalaya. A trained and groomed dance in Odissi, Smt. Madhyama’s exceptional performance mesmerized the audience.

Econovation reached a successful culmination with the prize distribution ceremony of the various competitions, the winners for which are mentioned below:

Winner’s Tally:

Event Name Position Name and College of the Participant
Stock Shock First Nakul Jain (PGDAV College, DU) and
Sanchit Gupta (University of Edinburgh)
Second Shubham and Varun (Keshav Mahavidhyalaya, DU) 
Third Aarushi Manchanda and
Anuraag Bhattad (SRCC, DU)
Quizbola* First House Shubra Arora and Sagar Balwani (Rajdhani College, DU) 
Second House Rohan Gupta (DCAC, DU) and Manu Bansal (Hansraj College, DU) 
Ex-Ante Best Team Kanika Sachdeva and
Shweta (Gargi College, DU)
1st Best Speaker Rohit
2nd Best Speaker Devansh
Best Interjector Ritika
Beg Borrow Deal First Srishti Thappar and
Nikita Malhan
Second Priyal Arora and Simran Bajaj 
Paper Presentation First Nikita, Paridhi Sabharwal and
Nikita Jain (Gargi College, DU)
Second Panav Jain (Gargi College, DU)

*Quizbola also witnessed many other winners:

  • Shooting star: Chetan Bansal (Zakhir Hussain College, DU) and Neeraj Poddar (Zakhir Hussain College, DU) ; Vaibhav Gupta (SGGSCC, DU) and Sryan Sabharwal (SGGSCC, DU)
  • Corners: Tannu Saini (Gargi College, DU) and Vindya Varsath(Gargi College, DU)
  • Early Five: Divyanshu Gandhi (Maharaja Surajmal, IP) and Shvabh Chakarwardi (DCAC, DU)
  • First Row: Anchal (Gargi College, DU) and Manika Aggarwal (Gargi College, DU)
  • Second Row: Divyanshu Gandhi (Maharaja Surajmal, IP) and Shvabh Chakarwardi (DCAC, DU)
  • Third Row: Tannu Saini (Gargi College, DU) and Vindya Varsath(Gargi College, DU)

Arushi Pathak
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Arushi Pathak is a (over-enthusiastic) senior pursuing Economics Honours from DU. The Associate Editor at DU Beat, she is an avid debater and can’t refrain from expressing her opinion over everything. Somehow obsessed with New York City (and all sitcoms set in NYC), she day-dreams to live there soon. She is a die-hard Grey’s Anatomy fan and can’t have enough of tragedy-themed novels. She believes that she has got the best of both worlds-Economics and Journalism. Always ready for a pep-talk or a life-changing discussion equally readily, she can be contacted at [email protected].

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