GH Raisoni College of Engineering (GHRCE) has recently formed its event arm Forum Phoenix 2017 led by the department of computer science and engineering at the college. The beginning came around the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. Though Ganesh festival is very much in the trend at GHRCE but this year it so became very special as festive fervour got multiplied with Forum Phoenix.
The said forum is specifically created to look after various technical and non-technical events in the college. The main aim lies in keeping the students of the department proactive and to assist the department for the betterment of students.
Every forum member took part in volunteering activities to seek blessings of Bappa. The official start of Forum Phoenix also saw a host of cultural activities which keeps the department and students in high festive spirits.
The events include badge assigning ceremony, bridal wear fashion walk, singing and dancing competition, Indo-western fashion walk and nonetheless prize distribution ceremony.
While Himanshu and Group emerged as winner in dancing, Himanshu Gadekar finished as runner up. Then
Rudratej Tiwari won Mr. Phoenix and Minakshi Khatri was honored with Ms. Phoenix title in the fashion walk.Vedanti Ambulkar grabbed the honor for Best Dres while Shivansh Pandey won Best walk. Harshada Kirpal stood out as winner in singing whereas Aditiya Salunke came up as runner up.
Other events conducted around the year include technical debate, treasure hunt, typing master, box cricket, tic tac toe, code error, Blind C, technical rap battle, lan gaming, logo quiz, technical quiz, rubik cube and mini – militia the mobile gaming.
The name of forum has been derived from the Greek mythical bird-“Phoenix” that is known to have reborn from the ashes of its former self. The name is a symbolism for our motto “hope rises from the ashes of shattered dreams.” The Forum Phoenix is well known to surpass every other departmental forum regardless of the odds of winning.
By Farhan Kazi
Pic by Vikrant Shimpi