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Published: Thursday, 21 January, 2016 10:00 AM

IIM Raipur gears up for Equinox 6.0

It is said that the idea of competition is the next environment to learn and with this belief the students of Indian Institute of Management, Raipur are hosting Equinox 6.0 in association with IDBI Bank; a fest which promises to be a Mega conclave of business acumen and cultural heritage to be held from 29th -31st January 2016.

Christened in 2011, Equinox, today, stands as one of the biggest business cum cultural fest to reckon with in Eastern India within a short span of 5 years. Through the journey from being just a student driven initiative to celebrate talent, knowledge and culture in 2011, to being a national extravaganza of gargantuan proportions, Equinox has evolved and diversified. Equinox has become an epitome of unparalleled professionalism as well as raw fervor.Keeping up with the tradition, Equinox 6.0 plans to grow bigger in terms of platform it provides for budding leaders and larger in terms of the audience it is able reach. The whole gamut of events will be conducted on 29th,30th and 31st of January in one of the fastest growing cities of India, Raipur.


The business events include a series of simulation games, live case studies and quizzes that will test the fundamental principles from the various spheres of management. Some of the events that will be featured as a part of this year’s edition of Equinox are ‘Udyam’- the B-Plan event, ‘Seeker’- an online treasure hunt, ‘Grey Carnage’ - the HR based case study competition, ‘Case Files’- dwells into live cases on problems faced by the company, ‘I am Legend’- an event where participants will have to make crucial decisions under stress, ‘Tarkash’- a debate competition.

Other events include- ‘Chanakya’ – a simulation game to test the strategic minds of the participants; and MuditVriddhi – a game to promote the Chhattisgarhi handicraft. Besides business events, Equinox will also showcase several cultural events such as, ‘Nukkad’ – a street play, ‘Verve’- the fashion show, ‘Armageddon’- a rock concert ,‘Footwork’-the dance event, “Mr & Ms University’ among many others, where the students will get an opportunity to display their talents.

Equinox, which is entirely student-driven aims to nurture and hone the essential managerial attributes such as teamwork, leadership and competitive spirit. Equinox 6.0, a 3-day event, will provide a platform where one has to perform, accomplish and replicate success time and again to be a step ahead of the rest of the world. Equinox 6.0 shall cover a multitude of competitions ranging from management-related events to cultural events and shall witness the best minds and the most talented young individuals of the country.

This year the event is being organized on an unprecedented scale with a bigger budget and more participation than ever before. The various clubs of the college are gearing up to create the most challenging of competitions which will rack the brains of the best minds of the country on one hand and will provide unbridled fun to the participants on the other. The title sponsor of the event is IDBI Bank, powered by NRDA. The event is co-sponsored by IOCL.UCO Bank and Chevrolet are the associate sponsors and My FM will be the Radio Partner.

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