Published : Tuesday, 30 August, 2016 12:14 PM
'Utthaan 2016 - -Little feet…Big Strides, organised at SIBM Bengaluru,
The Social Responsibility Committee of Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Bengaluru organized Utthaan 2016 -Little feet…Big Strides today centred on the theme ‘Blue Paradise’.
It intended to showcasethe beauty and serenity of the underwater world to the underprivileged children from various NGOs of Bengaluru.
The day-long event was attended by 117 children, from 7 NGOs namely :
- St. Gasper Orphanage
- Sadashreya Charitable Trust
- Premanjali Foundation
The aim of theevent is not only to showcase the hidden talents ofthese children, but also to inculcate a sense of compassion in managers to be.
The event was graced by the august presence of Ms. Rama N. S. - CEO of Electronic City Industries Association (ELCIA), Ms.Aruna C Newton - Chairperson of ELCIA Trust and Ms.Shalini - Member (ELCIA).
Ms.Rama N.S., in her inaugural address, said “Writing a cheque is very easy, but devoting time and effort is very difficult. It’s a brilliant initiative by the students of SIBM Bengaluru to take a day out and make a difference in the lives of these young children.”
The day commenced with an impressive dance performance by the students of SIBM Bengaluru following which the children from each NGO showcased their hidden talents. The children from Sadyashreya Charitable Trust performed a heart-warming rendition of ‘MaaTujhe Salaam’, which received a standing ovation from the audience.
The event featured endless activitieslike Art and Crafts, Treasure Hunt, Hit the Ball, Traffic Management etc.thatwere intended to help children learn and have fun at the same time. Utthaan 2016 ended at 6:00 PM, with the distribution of goodie bags among these children which lit up their eyes and brought smiles to our faces.
PoojaRawat, coordinator of the Social Responsibility Committee of SIBM Bengaluru said, “Utthaan2016 has been an amazing journey for all of us. I am sure it must have been a memorable day for these children too. It was a chance for us to be a kid again and relive our childhood. This event will always remain close to my heart.”
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