Published : Monday, 29 September, 2014 11:40 AM
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Raipur successfully organized second edition of Chhattisgarh State Level Quiz (CSLQ 2.0) here on Sunday 28th September, 2014 at Queens Club of India, V.I.P Road, Raipur and established a tremendous platform for the quizzing enthusiasts in the state. More than 1000 students from various schools and colleges across the state of Chhattisgarh attended the event. It was a fun filled event with high level of participation from schools and colleges such as HNLU, NIT Raipur, AIIMS, SSCET, BIT, Rajkumar College, DPS Raipur and many more. The chief guests for the event were Mr. N Meharbaba, DGM, Canara Bank, Mr Garge, AGM, Canara Bank and Mr. Binod Sriwastwa, AVP, Community Relations, BALCO.
Professor Vinita Sahay, Chairperson (Fellow Programmes), IIM Raipur was the quizmaster for the event. CSLQ 2.0 had separate rounds of quizzes for school and college students. The quiz extravaganza had ‘India’ as the theme and questions ranged across diverse fields related to India. CSLQ 2.0 started with prelims round which was a written round with twenty five questions followed by wildcard round. Of the 200 teams that participated, 6 teams each qualified for school and college final rounds which were held on Sunday evening. Teams battled in the grand finale to win the ultimate intellectual war of brains. Surprise quizzes were conducted in between for the audience. Participation certificate was awarded to the first 100 registered teams.
CSLQ conducted last year paved the way for the beginning of a promising quizzing culture across the state.Through CSLQ 2.0, IIM Raipur Quizzing Club created the right platform for quizzing culture to be developed in the state and provide opportunity to the student community to learn, acquire knowledge and build essential competencies and the second edition of Chhattisgarh State Level Quiz envisioned it on Sunday, 28th September. Quiz imparted knowledge and general awareness amongst the student community of Chhattisgarh and provided a learning opportunity to quizzing enthusiasts of the state.
After a series of intense question & answer rounds, the team fromIIM Raipur (Team Members: Dushyant Panda and Smruthi Prakash)emerged as college winners followed by and HNLU (Team members: Pranjal and Siddhartha) as runners up. School winners were the team from Krishna Public school(Team members: Mukund Choudhary and,Jay Puri Goswami)followed by team from Kendriya Vidlaya No.1(Team members: Sachin Kumar sahu and Abhinav Bharadwaj) as runners-up.The prizes were distributed by Mr. N Meharbaba, DGM, Canara Bank, Mr Garge,AGM,Canara Bank, Mr. Binod Sriwastwa, AVP, Community Relations, BALCO along with Professor Vinita Sahay, Chairperson (Fellow Programmes) and Professor Ashish Garg, Chairman (Student Affairs).
The winners from both college and school round were awarded with trophies and cash prize. The event was overflowing with enthusiasm and ended with platinum sponsor Canara Bank and gold sponsor BALCO (a Sesa Sterlite Subsidiary) distributing prizes to the winners