Shantiniketan celebration

The E-Week 2015 in Bengal Institute of Technology & Management, Shantiniketan was flagged off on 14th February 2015.

 Bengal Institute of Technology & Management, Shantiniketan is situated in Shantiniketan the sacred land of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore

 The E-Week celebrations started with a traditional candle lighting ceremony by the Director Dr. Arup Kumar Bhowmik, Academic Dean Dr. P.P. Ray, The E-Cell INCube’s Head Coordinator Dr. Arup Kumar Bakshi and the faculty mentor Soumen Bhowmik.

Following this was the the Pledge Taking Ceremony by the Faculty Members, E-Leaders, E-Members & Students of the college. The pledge taking ceremony was attended by 600+ students & local people.

The week-long celebrations started with Seminars with prominent speakers from banking sectors, industries, MSME’s and from Entrepreneurial Institutions  on topics such as :-

  • Decreasing Employability of Engineering Graduates
  • How to have a perfect elevator pitch
  • How to have a perfect Business Plan

 Startup-Themed Panel Discussions on “Hurdles in path of Startups”, “How to build a perfect team for a startup”, “How to get funding from Banks & Government Institutions” proved to be very helpful.

Technical Workshops on MS Office and PSPICE & MATLAP were also conducted successful.

On-Campus Cultural Competitions such as Technical Essay Writing, Spell Bee, Group Discussions, Personal Interviews and many more events were conducted to encourage students to display their talent.

E-Week 2015 wasn't all fun & games as the Social Aspect was highlighted with a Blood Donation Camp on campus in association with West Bengal State Transfusion Council, National Cadet Corps (NCC) & Indian Army. Health Checkups were also conducted at three nearby villages.

Already having hosted a successful E-week so far, BITM is focusing on its main event : A large public event with more than 1000 people participating in a 5 K.M long Road Show on Entrepreneurship Awareness Program in association with Bolpur Town Municipality for Prime Minister’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan. This event will be accompanied with Swachhta Abhiyaan at Bolpur Railway Station of Indian Railways.