NIRAYA”, the inter-collegiate annual festival organized by the Department of Financial Markets had always been a student-centric event through which students get a chance to explore and exhibit their management and inter-personal skills. The events of this 2-day fest is designed in a manner where interactive learning through youth participation is encouraged.

The theme for NIRAYA 2020, conducted on 14th and 15th February was “FINANZA: Investment, Your Defence Against Recession”. The inaugural session had its Chief Guest, Mr. Dharmesh Chauhan, Associate Director of CRISIL, who delivered a keynote address on ‘Research Options in Financial Markets’.

The spectacular Day 1 started with the flagship event “Wolf of Dalal Street”, where participants got a chance to ride and experience the momentum of stock prices of various companies with virtual money and no monetary risk. This was followed by some interesting and exciting events such as “House of Mystery” (Treasure Hunt) and “One 2 ka four”, an investment-based competition.

The highlight of two day festival was ‘Sultan of Sales’ where the participants got an opportunity as well as a platform to showcase their entrepreneurship and salesmanship skills. This event got a tremendous response and was definitely a huge success.

Day 2 was also ignited with an interesting event “Lights Camera Action!!” wherein the participants had to underline the theme of city life and capture the glory of ‘Aamchi Mumbai’ into their lenses and showcase their innovative skills in filming and editing it. The other significant events which had a profound effect included “Money Heist”, “Money in the Bank” and “Stock Carrom.

The last event “Joh Jeeta Wohi Sikandar” was organized on the last day of the fest, where the participants had to undergo various tests to prove their knowledge, skills and talent in order to achieve the title.
College fest is that time in a year where students can enjoy to their fullest and can live their real college life with lots of learning and practical experiences. Thus, to make learning fun, along with these events, there were many fun fillers as well such as Human XO, Housie, Hot Wheels, The Price is Right, Heads up and so on.
The two-day festival ended with valedictory where certificates and cash prizes were distributed among the students and winners.

The festival was a great success through participation of various colleges from across the city in almost all the events. Sponsors, had been a huge financial support who came forward to grab this opportunity to advertise their products and services included Anubhav Computer Institute, Espanol Extremo (Spanish Institute), Rework-The Fitness Destination and Pin it up.

On a concluding note, Niraya managed to reach out successfully to the students of the college as well as those of the participating colleges in a manner that will be beneficial and helpful to all in the future.