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Students Gymkhana

With the sole purpose to ensure development and to utilize the talents and the abilities of the students we have instituted, Students’ Gymkhana a student body, to foster all student activities at IIT Bhubaneswar and to bridge the gap between the students and the authorities. Since the year 2010, it has sought to cultivate various qualitative approaches amongst students to master an enhanced life. We have made Students; Gymkhana the nucleus of the numerous extra-curricular, technical and co-curricular activities held in IIT Bhubaneswar spanning activities of different genres of sports, cultural and technical fields. It has played a cardinal role in cultivating and nurturing their extra-curricular talents here by encouraging their participation in a number of contrasting events. The Student’s Gymkhana has worked towards our ideal aim to bring all-round development in the students through their active role in extra-curricular activities to supplement education and advancing the general welfare of our students. The hierarchy of Students Gymkhana comprises the President, Students; Senate, an elected representative body and the elected executives: the Vice President, General Secretary Socio-Cultural Council, General Secretary Science and Technology Council, General Secretary Sports Council. The elected Senate lays down the general guideline for the functions of the executives and their associated councils. General Elections are held every year during spring for various offices of powers. We conduct elections for every post which is presided over by an election commissioner. The Gymkhana Elections and its healthy functioning are done in accordance to the Gymkhana Constitution.
With the dedicated efforts of the hard-working members of the Gymkhana, the student culture has evolved exceptionally in the last decade. The Gymkhana has never failed to provide opportunities to every deserving student. As a result of these tireless and selfless actions, the achievements of the institute in various fields have been steadily improving. I wish that every student utilizes their abilities and develop their talents as they move forward in their life.

- Prof. R. V. Rajakumar

Director
IIT Bhubaneswar

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President's Word

Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, from its humble start in 2008 has come down a long way in its strife to become one of the leading institutes of the country. Achieving this success in this short a journey would have been impossible without the contribution of the students and extensive support of the Students' Gymkhana, the students' representative body. Established in 2009, the Gymkhana has been efficiently working as an independent, self-governing and democratic organization that has bridged the gap between the students and the administration. From managing various societies catering to different interests and talents of the students, organizing various intra-college co-curricular, technical and sports events and competitions, holding informative workshops, celebrating the festivals at hostels with great fervor and organizing the institute's very own socio-cultural and technical fests, Alma Fiesta and Wissenaire respectively, the Students' Gymkhana has played a commendable role in nurturing the extra-curricular talents of the students, enhancing their personality and cultivating leadership qualities in them to equip them for a successful independent corporate and social life. It gives me immense pride and pleasure to be heading this organization, I congratulate all its members for their achievements so far and extend my support and good wishes to continue these appreciable efforts.