The Economics Department of Kamala Nehru College hosted its annual fest, Ecophoria ’16 on 4th February, 2016; which saw a huge and enthusiastic participation from students of multiple colleges across Delhi University. The event kick-started with the inaugural lecture on “Income Inequality and Economic Theory” by Prof. Surajit Mazumdar, CESP, JNU in the college auditorium post which all formal and informal events commenced.
There were many formal and informal events spread throughout the day. The Start-up Challenge, Connectonomics, The Credibles (Debate competition) and Quiz Pro Quo were the formal events while events like Monopoly, Clued Inn (Treasure Hunt), Minute to Win it and Posterize formed the informal category. The attractions which gathered most of the crowd were the myriad food stalls that saw unending queues for delicacies.
All events, whether formal or informal, were associated with an economic idea. Amidst long hours of discussions, brainstorming interjections and nail-biting presentations, the winners of multiple events were:
The Start-up Challenge:
1st: Dhiraj and Atulya
2nd: Utkrishat and Samuel
3rd: Kaamil and Ramit
1st: Yash Narain, SBSC (Morning)
2nd: Kanhaiya Prabhakar, Dyal Singh College
3rd: Souparnika Krishnan, KNC
1st: Utkrishat (CVS) and Samuel (St. Stephen’s College)
2nd: Shivender and Chandna (BVIMR)
3rd: Manas and Ravneet (CVS)
Quiz Pro Quo:
1st: Sreshth Shah (Amity University) and Raktim Nnag (IGNOU)
2nd: Gokul S (ARSD) and Raman U (Hans Raj College)
For informal events, Swati Agarwal of Jesus and Mary College won ‘Posterize’, Nitish and Divyam of Maharaja Agrasen College won ‘Clued Inn’, Akanksha of FDDI won ‘Minute to Win it’ and Nancy and Gunjan of Gargi College bagged the first position in ‘Monopoly’.
Ecophoria ’16 wound up with a cake cutting ceremony where the entire department was witnessed celebrating its success. Professors and students of the department added a musical touch to the culminating ceremonies which added to the exhilaration the event ended with.
Image Credits: Ashulipi Singhal