ELEGANTE 7.0, the annual cultural and sports fest hosted by the Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya (IIMBG), orchestrated a three-day celebration that transcended mere festivities. This grand event not only showcased an exquisite blend of talent and camaraderie but also mirrored the institute’s commitment to holistic development and social responsibility.
Commencing with a dignified Republic Day celebration, ELEGANTE 7.0 unfolded with grace and purpose. Dr. Vinita S. Sahay, the visionary Director, set the tone with a subtle reminder of the need for leaders beyond designations, infusing a sense of purpose into the proceedings.
The presence of Lieutenant PS Minhas, Commandant, OTA, Bodh Gaya, as the Hon’ble Chief Guest added prestige to the event. His insightful address not only opened the doors to the fest but also resonated with the institute’s ethos of leadership and excellence.
Beyond the glittering cultural performances and spirited sports events, ELEGANTE 7.0 demonstrated a compassionate side. The initiation of ‘Happy Periods’ by IIM Bodh Gaya’s CSR committee Pragati showcased a genuine commitment to social impact. Educating students on menstrual hygiene in local schools exemplified the institute’s efforts to extend its influence beyond its campus walls, fostering a positive impact on the community.
The NAVYATA fashion show, featuring participation from IDT, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, and IIM Bodh Gaya, added a touch of glamour to the festivities, reflecting the institute’s recognition of diverse talents beyond the academic realm.
Highlighting initiatives like ‘Happy Periods’ and providing a platform for cultural exchange, ELEGANTE 7.0 underscored IIM Bodh Gaya’s dedication to creating an inclusive environment. The fest wasn’t just a celebration; it was a testament to the institute’s holistic vision, nurturing both academic prowess and social responsibility.
As the curtain fell on this remarkable celebration, the sports and cultural prize distribution ceremonies acknowledged the achievements and talents on display. ELEGANTE 7.0 has left an indelible mark, not just as a fest but as an embodiment of IIM Bodh Gaya’s ethos- सब्बे भद्राणि पस्संतु। (Let all be witness of good happenings).