Gajajyoti is the Annual celebration of Centurion University of Technology and Management. The level of enthusiasm shown by the young engineering professionals, and the resulting magnificent ideas from it is Gajajyoti held on 27th February 2015
With a humble beginning of Gajajyoti 2k15, students hosted over 50 different events and various other activities (both intra and inter level) where we witnessed a wide range of technical skills in which the budding engineers from various engineering colleges showcased their innovative ideas.
On 26th February 2015, a student cultural night “musodan” (A CSR initiative) was organized in a grand manner at Centurion Public School campus with perfect zeal and zest by the students of University. The centre of attraction of the event was the performances by the students of GTET. A tribal, Sambalpuri and patriotic dance mesmerized the audience.
The inter college technical and literary events were organized on 26th and 27th February 2015. More than 50 students from different colleges participated in the events. Our student coordinators showed their absolute zeal in conducting the events.
The 27th day of February was the day of Gajajyoti 2k15. The evening started with a formal meeting. Sri.K.Surya Rao, Hon’ble MLA, Paralakhemundi constituency was the Chief Guest of the evening. Other dignitaries who shared the dias include Prof. D N Rao, Vice President, Centurion University, Dr. D.Nageswara Rao, Vice Chancellor, Dr.Ashok Mishra, Registrar and Dr. Anita Patra, Dean-SoET. The chief guest awarded the winners and runners up of Intra college sports with trophies and shields. For the first time Amit Pandey Memorial Best outgoing students were awarded in fond memory of Late Mr. Amit Pandey, a gem of CUTM, Paralakhemundi Campus. Mr.Abhijit Upadhyay, 4th year ECE and Mr. Sagar Choudhury, 4th Year CSE were awarded as Best all rounder where as Mr. Subhasis Padhy, 4th year EEE, Ms. Baby Vennela, 4th Year ECE and Ms. Rajalakshmi Pradhan, 4th Year EEE were awarded as Best Academic performers.
After the formal meeting, the most awaited cultural night stole the show. It was kicked off with a mesmerizing performance by Jagannath Dance group, Paralakhemundi. The event then gained its momentum with an exhilarating two-hour non-stop performance by the famous Rock Band Heart Beat D band, Cuttack. The Indian Idol fame Ms. Amrita Bharati Panda , Voice of Odisha fame Mr. Kuldeep Patnaik, Voice of Odisha Anchor Biswajit and other artists gripped the audience with their performances.
Meticulously planned events, enticing cultural events and breathtaking sports and a memorable Musical night made Gajajyoti a “hard to miss” event .
I on behalf of Team Gajajyoti would like to thank our Vice President Prof. D N Rao, Dr.D.Nageswara Rao, Vice Chancellor and Dr.Ashok Misra, Registrar for their constant support to make this event happen in a grand way.
Thanks to Dr. Anita Patra, Dean-SoET, Dr. S.P.nanda, Associate Dean, Prof. Rashmi Ranjan parida, PGP Coordinator, Dr.B.K.Jena,Dean-MSSSoA and Dr.M.Venku Naidu,Dean-MSSSoA extension, other Deans, HoDs ,organizing and disciplinary committee for their kind cooperation. Special thanks to Prof. Durga Prasad Padhi, Deputy Registrar(Admin) who made all necessary arrangements and timely help.
Thanks to Prof. Abhinas Gaya,Chief Convenor-Cultural, Prof. Sambeet Patro, Chief Convenor-Sports, Prof.M.Sudarsan Rao,
Chief Convenor-Responsibility, Dr.Tapas Panda, CSR Coordinator, Mr.Arun Manohar Gurram, Music Club Coordinator, Dr.Prajna Pani, Associate Prof., Mr.S.Kameswar Rao, Deputy Registrar (T&P),Mr.P.Kalyan Chakravarty, NCC Officer, Mr.V.Motilal, P.E.D. and all faculty club coordinators of CSR, faculty from SoET, MSSSoA, SoM, for the support.
Many many thanks to Mr.Rohit Behera, Mr.Pramod Panigrahi, Ms. Kamala, Mr. Rajendra Padhi, Mr.Pramod Padhi, all office assistants, MRC team for the event coverage, Web team, Transport Manager Mr. Lingaraj Mohapatro, Mr. Venkata Ramana Raju (Bujji),security personnel and Ammas who have helped us in conducting such a big event in a smooth way.
Well, the whole event is incomplete without the student coordinators. Hats off to the efforts and zeal shown by our student coordinators. Thank you Mr.Chandan Sagar Pradhan, Mr.Sonu Kumar, Mr.Abhijit Upadhyay,(main coordinators) Mr.Prasant Shit, Mr.Gourav Sharma, Mr.Abhinas Behera, Mr.Chetan Rout, Mr.Amaresh patro, Mr.Sanjay Lenka,Mr.G.Rajesh,Mr.Soura bhusan Patnaik, Mr.Rahul Shukla,Mr.Pruthvi raj Patro, Mr.Anup Bagh, Mr.Sanant Sangram, Mr.Harikrushna, Mr.Vishal SIngh, Mr. Sandesh Sekhar Patnaik, Mr. Lal Suraj, Mr. Narayan Patnaik,Mr. Uma Maheswar Rao,Ms. Jyotirmayi Behera, Ms.Kshama. S., Mr.Jasmit Das, Mr. Bikash Mohapatro, Mr.Suman Sudhansu,Mr.Kaushik Pattojoshi, Mr.P.Sabrish, Ms.U.Sridevi,Ms.Soujanya Choudhury, Team Jagruti, Mr.Sunil Routhu, Mr. Vivek Vishal Giri, and Mr.Aditya Choudhury and others who have contributed a lot for this big event.
Dr.Susant Kumar Patnaik