The students and faculty members of IMS Unison University were treated to a mesmerizing Kuchipudi dance performance by Ms. Bhavana Reddy. The young South Indian dancer, who is the daughter of erstwhile Kuchipudi dancers and Padmabhushans Raja Radha Reddy and Kaushalya Reddy performed in the university premises as part of the Spic Macay campaign. Bhawana is also the recipient of this year’s Sangeet Natak Akademi Yuva Puraskar.
Bhawana Reddy true to her lineage and skills, illustrated to the young audience present the nuances of classical Indian dancing. She then went to explain through various hand gestures and classical dance moves as to how dance rhythms are created to render a beautiful story through the art of dance and music. She simultaneously performed various traditional dance sequences which are popular in the Kuchipudi.
She then concluded her performance with the famous ‘Tandava’ ballet depicting Lord Krishna. The Chancellor Dr. M.P Jain and the Vice Chancellor Dr. R.K. Pandey presented Bhawana Reddy, her mother and other accompanying musicians with a shawl for their spellbinding performance. The event then concluded with a vote of thanks by Registrar Mr B.B Pant.
Spic Macay (Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth) is a non-political nationwide voluntary movement that organizes programmes of classical music and dance, folk arts, crafts, yog, classic cinema screenings, heritage walks, etc. inside school and college campuses throughout the world to make students more aware about Indian and world heritage.
The performances were judged by Faculty members from different Schools.
IMS Unison University organized Gotipua Dance performance by Konark Natya Mandap group on February 4, in collaboration with SPIC Macay. SPIC Macay is a non- profit voluntary organisation dedicated to promoting awareness of Indian culture in educational institutions throughout India. The programme started with welcoming the Dance group in the University campus. Their magnificent performance captivated the audience’s attention. Gotipua is an ancient temple dance form in the state of Odisha. This dance form is performed only by boys aged between 7 to 11 years, who dress as women to praise Lord Jagannath and Krishna.
IMS Unison University organised a Qawwali Recital by Qutubi Brothers, in collaboration with SPIC Macay. The programme started by formally welcoming the artists in the University campus. Their magnificent performance captivated the attention of all the students and faculty members. The performing artists sang a mix of Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi songs to constitute the qawwali repertoire.
The NSS unit of IMS Unison University organized a Blood Donation Camp at the University premises in collaboration with IMA Blood Bank, Dehradun on 26TH September 2018, Wednesday. It began at around 10 am and continued till 4 pm with a steady stream of donors throughout.
There was an overwhelming response from the students and faculties who donated blood and contributed in making it highly successful. A certificate of appreciation, mug and refreshment was given to each donors as a token of gratitude.
The NSS students and faculty members paid a visit to Bajaj Institute for Deaf to celebrate “Children’s Day” with them. They spend quality time with the especially abled students, rejoiced them and distributed gift hampers to them. The students and faculty members of IMS Unison University also invited the Principal, Staff and Students of Bajaj Institute of Deaf to attend “Lamhe-2018” being organized on December 06, 07 & 08, 2018 at IMS Unison University.
The National Service Scheme (NSS) Unit of IMS Unison University, Dehradun in collaboration with Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) conducted a three day Road Safety Educational Workshop from 6-8 February,2019. The students of the university keenly participated in the various sessions & activities that comprised of Slow riding competition & Introduction to riding gears. The participants of the workshop were awarded with certificates & gift hampers by Honda. It was an effective platform for the youth awareness regarding the road safety & educating them through fun filled interactive sessions.
The State Disaster Rescue Force had organized a "mock drill" on safety and disaster management on 31st December 2018, at the IMS University premises. The event included a brief session on safety measures to be taken up during contingencies. The session was very informative both for the students and staff members.
NSS Unit of IMS Unison University today organized an interactive session for the students in association with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) members on Environment and Wildlife Conservation. Dr. I. P. Bopana, Northern Head, WWF was the resource person for the event. He enlightened the students with his words of wisdom.
The North East carnival was celebrated today at IMS Unison University with lot of zeal and enthusiasm.Shri. LFanai, IAS, Secretary Social Welfare and Director General (Industries), Government of Uttarakhand was the chief guest for the occasion.
The students from the North Eastern State studying at IMS Unison University put up a magnificent display of cultural performances of their respective states, dressed up in their traditional attire. Shri. L Fanai (Chief Guest) was deeply impressed by the performances of the students and whole heartedly appreciated their efforts. He urged the students to work hard and make the best use of available time to carve over a wonderful career for themselves. Professor RavikeshShrivastava, Pro Vice Chancellor, IMS Unison University also appreciated the student performances and extended his best wishes. The seminar hall was completely in the north-eastern fervor during the Carnival.
The following students adjudged the title winners
The School of Hospitality Management conducted a workshop on ‘Dining Etiquettes’ for the North Eastern students studying in IMS Unison University and DIT University. Thereafter, a special lunch comprising North East food items was served in the Boys and Girls Hostels. This made the day a truly memorable and special one.