KSHITIJ 2009 -
on August 22 at the XLRI Auditorium in Jamshedpur
Tinplate Kshitij 2009 was held on August 22 at the XLRI
Auditorium in Jamshedpur. “Kshitij is a full-day inter-school talent
search competition, aimed at unearthing hidden talents and provide them
an equitable platform from where they can learn and compete with the
best in the future. So to say, it is an effort from CII Yi XLRI net to
encourage and instill confidence in young students to do better in their
lives,” XLRI said.
Kshitij 2009 consists of three rounds – quiz, painting
and cultural competition. The business school saw participation from
more than 300 students from over 30 business schools in and around
Jamshedpur. “It is a measure of the efforts of Jamshedpur’s Yi Net, that
the event shall see such wide-scale participation, generous support from
the industry and enthusiastic
involvement of faculty and students of XLRI alike,” the
business school said.
According to the business school, the participants
exhibited overwhelming talent in the painting competition. “With the
help of Parichay, a Social Venture by Vikas Sharma (XLRI Alumnus), the
best paintings will be auctioned and the proceeds from the same will go
to the respective students,” informed XLRI.
The cultural competition comprised of singing and
dancing performances by the participants. “From ‘Jai Ho’ to
‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’ and from Western dance to ‘Tribal Folk
Dance’, the passion and enthusiasm showed by the students was
The event was addressed by Tarun Daga, MD TCIL; P.C.
Srivastava, Chairman, CII, Jharkhand Council and MD Tayo Rolls; Bushen
Raina, Chairman JUSCO and Rohan Mehta, CII-Yi, XLRI esteemed faculty and
other distinguished captains of the Jamshedpur industry. Tarun Daga was
the Chief Guest of the event. “Tinplate is proud to be associated with
an event like Kshitij where little children fill the hearts of grown-ups
like us with joy, and it hopes to carry this relationship forward in the
years to come,” said Daga.
“The CII-Yi (Young Indians) Net at XLRI is an initiative
to empower the students to take up socially responsible and
development projects in the areas of education, employability,
environment, youth affairs and health sectors,” the business
school said. Kshitij 2008 saw participation from around 200
students at XLRI, which is one of the top business schools in