On 7th September 2014, the students of KJ SIMSR witnessed Spriha 2014, a joint initiative by SPRIHA committee and Public Relations Committee of SIMSR. This event was first time launched over a pan-India basis and entries from all over India were received. After thorough evaluation by the esteemed jury, six entries were selected for the finals of Intercollegiate Spriha – 2014. The entries were from prestigious colleges such as IIM Trichy, NITIE Mumbai, TISS Mumbai, GIM Goa, VJTI Mumbai and KJ SIMSR Mumbai. These six entries also comprised of the winner of the Intra-college Spriha that happened within SIMSR. The six finalists competed against each other for the coveted title of the Winner of Spriha 2014.
The panelists comprised of eminent dignitaries from the corporate world. The judges for the event were:
Mr. Rajiv Wadhwa – Brand Services Partner with Leo Burnett,
Ms. Bhakti Prasad – Associated with AFCONS Infrastructure Ltd. managing the HR, Development & Administration functions,
Mr. Anand Ramaswamy, an alumnus of SIMSR, 1997 batch, currently working with ICICI, and
Mr. Sanjeev Dixit, Chief People Officer at Allied Blenders & Distillers Pvt Ltd.
The event was a grand success. The presentations were lucid and very well-researched. The presentations were followed by the Q & A round wherein the judges tested the participants on various parameters. The judges had a tough time in deciding the winner.
After exhaustive discussion, the winner declared was:
Gauri V Paranjpe from SIMSR
The second spot was bagged by Amjad Ali from NITIE. The winner got Spriha – 2014 trophy and prizes worth Rs. 25000. The runner-up got prizes worth Rs. 15000.
All the other participants got goodies and vouchers from our sponsors – the twenty19, eTravelSmart, Enrich salons & Academy, On the Bay Lounge, Compact Systems & Solutions, and lastly Singh Associates – the law firm.
We congratulate all the winners and extend our gratitude towards the participants for their enthusiasm and also the wonderful audience of the event for their patience and support.