Sanskriti Knowledge Quest 2014 organized By Sanskriti Group
The recently concluded ‘Sanskriti Knowledge Quest 2014’, UP State Quiz Competition initiated and managed by Sanskriti Group of Intuition, witnessed a huge turnout of 2000 students coming from various institutions across the state. FORE School of Management, Delhi, was the knowledge partner of the event which was held at the sprawling campus of Sanskriti Institute of Management & Technology, Mathura.
Chairman of Sanskriti Group, Mr. Sachin Gupta, one of the youngest entrepreneurs of the country, said “India have no dearth of talent. It is in abundance. As academicians we need to nurture and encourage them to develop themselves beyond the curriculum in order to be equipped to take on the world. Learning should not be confined to classrooms. This competition, the first of its kind in Uttar Pradesh, was a part of our ongoing skill development initiatives and going by the colossal response, the event has received; we are contemplating making this an annual affair.”
Sharing similar sentiments Dr. Jitendra K Das, Director FORE School of Management, Delhi, said “India is in a growth path and is going to be super power in the next decade irrespective of the Government’s role. To counter this, our talent force need holistic growth and all round skill sets. Patronizing such student’s development activities should be seen as a social responsibility. At FORE we take pride to associate with similar skill development and talent hunt activities.”
The initial round of the contest was conducted earlier across the state and 463 teams were selected and grouped in clusters while progressive screening was conducted till 10 teams made it to the grand finale.
With an objective to sensitize students on factors influencing their growth and career path, topics were selectively chosen from academics, current developments, socio-culture-gender diversity. The event was conducted by Nirmalya Pal, from DebriN Synergy, who kept the students captivated through the day. Prizes worth more than a Lac of Rupees were up for grabs. Keeping the time, distance and inconvenience of the students in mind, organisers at Sanskriti arranged for special buses for the participants from Lucknow, Allahabad, Kanpur, Agra, Meerut, Aligarh and far away cities.