School of Management Sciences, Varanasi held three days exciting function to celebrate its Annual Sports Day, ‘SPORT FEST-2017’ under the banner of Crest ‘Sports Club’. SMS Varanasi students have been fortunate to have auspicious presence and blessings of Lt. Gen. M M Lakhera, Former Governor Mizoram. He appreciated and motivated the students for their zeal and enthusiasm for the event. He appealed to students that games should be played with sportsman spirit irrespective of win or defeat.
Earlier welcoming the chief guest and participants, Prof. P. N. Jha, Director, SMS Varanasi, said that Sports acts as a catalyst in overall development of the students. The Chief Guest declared the meet open by lighting the Sports Torch followed by Oath taking ceremony in which the students solemnly pledged to uphold the spirit of true sportsmanship.
On the occasion Cricket, Volleyball, Badminton, 100 Meter Race, Tug of War, Table Tennis, Carrom, Chess were organized in which students from all the courses participated with great zeal and vigor. Students exhibited their talent and skill along with team spirit in all the dimension of the sport. Students from all the courses an batches including PGDM, MBA, MCA, BBA, BCA, B.Com and BA (Mass Comm) participated in the competition.
Later in the Valedictory session Prof. P. N. Jha appreciated the winners and gave them trophies and certificates. Event has taken place under coordination of Mr. Sunit Kumar Mishra, Assistant Professor, SMS Varanasi with the remarkable support of faculty and staff members. Dr. M. P. Singh (Executive Secretary, SMS Varanasi) appreciated the students and faculty members for their commendable efforts in different games. Inaugural and Valedictory sessions were coordinated by Dr. Pallavi Pathak, Assistant Professor, SMS Varanasi.
Results of various competitive Intra-Institute Sports events are as follows:
|Results of Sports Fest 2017|
|Badminton (Boys)||Raunak Singh- Winner||BBA 1st|
|Ashish Tripathi- Runner Up||BCA 3rd|
|Badminton (Girls)||Simaran Singh- Winner||BBA 5th|
|Shrishti Soni- Runner Up||BBA 5th|
|Table Tennis (Boys)||Harsh Singhal- Winner||BBA 3rd|
|Shubham Sureka- Runner Up||BBA 3rd|
|Table Tennis (Girls)||Simaran Singh- Winner||BBA 5th|
|Shristy Srivastava- Runner Up||MBA 3rd|
|Chess (Boys)||Amit Rai- Winner||MBA 1st|
|Piyush Pannat- Runner Up||BBA 3rd|
|Chess (Girls)||Bhawana Jaiswal- Winner||BCA 3rd|
|Richa Verma- Runner Up||MBA 3rd|
|Carrom (Boys)||Mohd. Abdul Razzaque- Winner||B.Com 3rd|
|Kaushabh Jaiswal- Runner Up||MBA 1st|
|Carrom (Girls)||Simaran Singh- Winner||BBA 5th|
|Anupama- Runner Up||BBA 5th|
|100 Meter Race (Boys)||Manmohan Rai- Gold Medal||BBA 1st|
|Naveen- Silver Medal||MBA 3rd|
|Maharshi- Bronze Medal||MBA 3rd|
|100 Meter Race (Boys)||Saumya- Gold Medal||BCA 3rd|
|Shalini- Silver Medal||MBA 3rd|
|Aditi- Bronze Medal||B.Com 1st|
|Cricket (Boys)||Winner||BCA 3rd|
|Runner Up||B.Com 2nd|
|Cricket (Girls)||Winner||MBA 3rd|
|Runner Up||B.Com & BBA|
|Volleyball (Boys)||Winner||BBA 5th|
|Runner Up||B.Com 1st|
|Volleyball (Girls)||Winner||B.Com 3rd|
|Runner Up||MBA 3rd|
|Tug of War (Boys)||Winner||B.Com 1st|
|Runner Up||B.Com 3rd|
|Tug of War (Girls)||Winner||B.Com 3rd|
|Runner Up||MBA 3rd|
School of Management Sciences (SMS) Varanasi celebrated its 23rd Foundation day on Friday, November 10, 2017 with full gaiety and fervor amidst a plethora of cultural and competitive events (Solo song & Dance, Antakshari, Rangoli, Ad & Poster making and Business Quiz) in which twenty one teams from Varanasi and nearby places participated apart from the host team and sister institution team of SMS Technical Campus, Lucknow. Inaugurating the daylong event, the Chief Guest Prof. P. Nag (Honourable VC, MGKV Varanasi) congratulated the SMS family on achieving greater heights in quest for excellence, as demonstrated through NAAC ‘A-grade’ rating recently, and said that the excellence of SMS creates ripple effect in the region and other institutions are bound to be impacted by the same. He sought the cooperation of SMS in elevation of academic standards of the University. He added, that for such a quest, teaching-learning mechanism has to integrate ‘machine learning’.
Further he exhorted the SMS fraternity to review what new parameters could be added for the soon-to-come Silver Jubilee of the Institution. Exposing students to healthy competition like the one here makes the ambience more competitive and hence conducive to growth, he exclaimed! He wished the Institution good luck in near future in quest for all round excellence. Later, he also presented the Veerendra Kumari Memorial SMS Gold medal to Ms. Riddhi Singh (B. Com. University Topper of MGKV 2017).
Earlier, the Director of SMS Varanasi, Prof. P. N. Jha welcomed the dignitaries on this occasion. He said SMS cannot be imagined without its founder mentor Prof. Mukund lal. The recent attribution of A grade (first B-school of Purvanchal and adjoining region to get this) is a living testimonial of the Institutional excellence on all fronts, he added. He said that SMS family is ready to define newer heights with full vigour, energy, thought and guidance.
On this occasion, the sixth issue of the UGC indexed journal ‘SMS Journal of Entrepreneurship & Innovation’ was released by the Chief Guest. SMS management honoured its 22 employees for rendering services for 20, 15 and 10 years continuously. Among them were 5 teachers (Shri RR Singh, Shri Amitabh pandey, Shri AK Sinha, Dr. Aditya K Gupta and Dr. Pallavi Pathak), 9 non-teaching staff and 8 Grade-IV employees. Later, a cultural night was organized in the campus featuring Joginder Singh Mehdi.
The Guests were honoured by the Executive Secretary SMS Society Dr. M. P. Singh. Dr. (Mrs.) Pallavi Pathak coordinated the Inaugural session while the vote-of-thanks was presented by Prof K S Mishra. More than 1200 people were present in the campus during the day-long event. The programme manager and Registrar, Shri Sanjay Gupta, Adharshila Convener Prof. Sandeep Singh, Dean R&D Prof. Alok Kumar, Chairperson-CEISD, Prof. RK Singh was also present.
Livewire Technical Club of SMS Varanasi recently organized “Tech Series – 2017”. More than 165 students of BCA and MCA courses of institute participated in the competition held on 30th October, 2017. Venue of the event was computer center of the institute. It had following four competitive events:
- Techno Quiz Victor
- Code troubleshooter
- Code Debugger
- Web spider
Students passed through due registration process and thereafter participated in the event as per below mentioned schedule-
- Techno Quiz Victor : 11:10 AM – 11:40 AM (30 Minutes)
- Code troubleshooter : 11:55 AM – 12:25 PM (30 Minutes)
- Code Debugger : 01:00 PM – 01:30 PM (30 Minutes)
- Web spider : 01:50 PM – 03:50 PM (2 Hours)
Techno Quiz Victor was an online quiz event in which participants found a set of 40 questions to be answered them within 30 minutes time. Questions were based on IT fundamentals and programming basics. Only individual Participation was allowed.
Code Troubleshooter was an online code troubleshooting event in which participants got 20 program codes based on C/C++/Java and they were to find errors in them within 30 minutes. Group participation was allowed (two students in a group).
Mr. Ram Gopal Gupta was the coordinator of the event. He organized the event with faculty and staff members including Mr. S.S. Srivastava, Mr. V. C. Sharma, Mr. Debprio Banerjee and Mr. Sushil Singh.
Results of the events were as follows:
Startups Business Model Contest-3 was organized by Centre for Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Skill Development (CEISD) – A Centre of Excellence of School of Management Sciences, Varanasi on 28th October, 2017. Students from various UG & PG courses participated in the contest with great zeal and vigor. A total of 15 Business Models were presented in the final round of the event.
The contest was judged by an esteemed panel of jury which included Prof. K. K. Agrawal, Head- Faculty of Commerce, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth, Varanasi, Er. Amitabh Singh – MD, Sorreal Systems (P) Ltd & Secretary –Varanasi Management Association (Ex-President, Eastern UP Exporters Association.), Dr. Navin Kr. Rai, MD, Bio Mantra and Mr. Ajai Suman Shukla, Deshpande Foundation (India) to evaluate and select best of the best talent who qualified the preliminary round held earlier this month.
Earlier in his welcome address, Prof. Raj Kumar Singh (Chairperson-CEISD) extended a very welcome to the judges & participants and advocated the importance of entrepreneurship in the today’s complex competitive environment.
During his address Prof K. K. Agrawal expressed that practicality in thinking is very important as sustainability can only be assured through practical thinking. He also emphasized on the importance of participation and continuous growth. Later on in his deliberation he also emphasized on the viability of any project in current market scenario. He also congratulated all the students who have secured rank as well as those who have participated in the event
Further Dr. Navin Kr. Rai guided student to have market check of any business idea as many ideas fail due to this. He also suggested student to focus on realistic funding aspect of any business, without which any business can’t run. Further he also offered funding to one of the project and assured that he is going to support that business to run.
Later on Er. Amitabh Singh in his deliberation motivated student to participate in this type of events. He also suggested student to become job creator to become job seeker. This type of contest is going help student to tackle real life situations. He also offered funding to award winning business ideas and suggested that we should incubate atleast one business idea every year as a part of business model contest.
During his address Mr. Ajai Suman Shukla praised student and gave individual feedback. He also suggested student to build entrepreneurial attitude as it is not only going to help in building business but it is also going to help in building any organization. He offered student to join him to build entrepreneurial attitude.
The contest was concluded with the blessings by Prof. P. N. Jha (Director, SMS Varanasi) who extended his gratitude to the judges of the event and threw light on the importance of entrepreneurship in the today’s complex & competitive environment. He also added that such contests are the essence of Management Education in any B-Schools. Sir also expressed his happiness & congratulated various stakeholders on institute’s NAAC Accreditations as an “A” Grade Institute.
The results were announced by Prof. P. N. Jha (Director, SMS Varanasi). The session was conducted by Mr. Saurabh Kumar Srivastava (Assistant Professor & Co-coordinator-MBA) and Mr. Kartikeya Singh (Coordinator-MBA) proposed the formal vote of thanks to all the participant & judges.
The winners of the contest will receive their respective prices on the institute’s 23rd Foundation Day, i.e. ADHARSHILA-2017 on 10th, November, 2017 as below:-
School of Management Sciences, Varanasi in association with Varanasi Management Association organized a Panel Discussion on the topic “Current Indian Economic Scenario: Issue & Challenges” in the campus of SMS Varanasi on 25th October, 2017.
Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Lalit Narayan Mishra (LNM) University, Bhagalpur, Prof. S.K. Singh was Chief Guest of the programme. During his inaugural speech Hon’ble V.C. Prof S.K. Singh presented an optimistic view of Indian economy, which is undergoing in a transition phase. He appreciated the government’s recent steps to reform Indian economy. He supported the idea that the impact of demonetization & G.S.T. can be slow but surely will be positive in near future. Prof. Singh compared that education is like a tree where roots denote primary education, stems symbolize secondary education and branches demonstrate higher education. For a strong tree, it is necessary to nourish root i.e. basic education must be taken care by society. Hon’ble V.C. Congratulated Varanasi Management Association & SMS Varanasi for organizing such event.
Earlier welcoming the chief guest, the director of the institute & Vice-President of VMA, Prof. P.N. Jha shared his views about current Indian economic scenario and mentioned the recent events of Indian economy. Prof. Alok Kumar in his speech, draws ulterior view of Indian economy and pointed out the significance of ecological issues of economy. Prof. Sandeep Singh presented positive aspect of Indian economy and recent reforms including demonization and GST. He supported the reforms and revolutionary steps by the government of India. He mentioned that due to demonetization at least, now all the money in circulation is accounted and G.S.T. will also play significant role in enhancing the tax net. Further, these steps will have a long term positive effect on Indian economy.
Vote of the thanks was given by Program Convener Prof. R. K. Singh and the programme was coordinated by Shri Saurabh Srivastava. On this occasion, Executive Secretary Dr. M.P. Singh, Registrar Mr. Sanjay Gupta, Prof. Kamalsheel Mishra, Dr. Anupam Shukla, Shri Rishi Raman Singh, Dr. Avinash Chandra Supkar, Shri S.S. Srivastava and Shri Amitabh Pandey also shared their views.
School of Management Sciences (SMS) Varanasi, as in previous years, organized SMS Mental Ability Recognition Test (abbreviated as SMART) on Sunday, 15th October, 2017, where more than Eleven Hundred students participated from more than 25 schools across Varanasi and few from Bhadohi and Sonebhadra districts. This Annual competition is organized every year involving school students for creating awareness about emerging competitive environment and dimensions, to make the participants understand about their local positioning in the peer group, to secure financial assistance for higher studies at SMS in the form of scholarships and to highlight their institution by winning prizes.
In such an event, it was Harshit Tiwari (Central Hindu Boys School, Varanasi) who secured the highest 88 per cent marks in the Online test thereby winning a cash prize of Rs. 15 thousand along with a trophy and Certificate. The second position was captured by Aditya Kumar (Central Hindu Boys School, Varanasi) with 85.33 per cent marks while the third spot was taken by Satyen Pandey (St. Johns School Marhauli, Varanasi) with 84 per cent score. They were given a cash prize of Rs. 10 and 5 thousand respectively by the Director of SMS Varanasi, Prof. P. N. Jha.
Others who won the consolation prizes include Khushi Singh (Green View Public School, Bhadohi), Vidhu Singh Kaushik (International Hindu School, Varanasi), Rahul Ravi (St. Atulanand Convent School, Varanasi), Ankit Kumar (Central Hindu Boys School, Varanasi), Harshika Bhardwaj (Central Hindu Girls School, Varanasi), Palak Mishra (St. Johns Marhauli, Varanasi), Mihir Kumar Srivastava (Dayawati Modi Academy, Ramnagar).
The Programme also witnessed a career couselling session by an expert from Delhi, Mr. Manish Raj Sharma (MRS Training Services, New Delhi). The Programme was conducted by Dr. Avinash Chandra Supkar (Associate Professor, SMS) and Mr. Rohit Mehta (Assistant Professor, SMS). The Vote-of-thanks was presented by the Registrar Mr. Sanjay Gupta. Senior Manager (Marketing & Branding) Mr. Pankaj Srivastava along with his team members Mr. Vishal Rai and Mr. Yogesh Singh were also present in the programme.