J.K. Lakshmipat University organized a 48 hours revolutionary University Fest- Celestial 21. This revolutionary fest was one of its kind. It was held from April 9-11, 2021 .The inaugural ceremony was on 9 April, 21. It witnessed the presence of Vice Chancellor, Dr. R.L. Raina, Pro Vice Chancellor Mr. Asheesh Gupta, Director IET, Dr. Sanjay Goel, Director: ID, Prof. A. Bala Subramaniam; Assistant Director: IM Dr. Ashwini Sharma, Dean Research and Design Dr. J.P. Naidu, Officiating Registrar Mr. K.K. Maheshwari, faculty members, staff, students, and guests from all over the world.
The ceremony commenced with Saraswati Aradhana. Welcome note was delivered by Tanya Agarwal, member Student Council. Dr. R.L. Raina, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, addressed the participants, guests and the team, delivering words of encouragement and wisdom. Bismanpreet Singh, Vice President Celestial ‘21, gave the brief up of the entire events in the fest. Later, the student council members along with Celestial Coordinators took the pledge to embark the fest open. Celestial ‘21 received more than 349 entries from students of more than 45 educational institutions from not only India but also other countries like U.S.A and Kyrgyzstan.
The fest started with an inaugural ceremony of the fest and left everyone energetic and spellbound with the charisma in students, participant, and guests. The ceremony was marked open with vote of thanks by Sanket Gandhi, President Celestial ‘21. The participants and organizing body were full of zeal for these 48 hours. The fest witnessed the exciting and innovative events such as Minting Money, Master Logician, Letz Brand, Who Wants to be A Genius, We Stan Mascots, The Branded Tambola Hawkeye— A new treasure awaits you, SOCIAL ENIGMA, Face It, THE COURTROOM’ RHYTHM, Dance till Dawn’ ‘Stand-O-Rama’ Bidding Before the Wicket: When Auction Meets Cricket, BATTLE ROYALE’, CALL OF DUTY, ESCAPE ERROR,
Celestial ‘21 ended with a heartfelt valedictory and prize distribution session hosted by Shagun Chauhan and Yashovardhan Shetty. The session started by extending a warm welcome to the Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Dr. R.L. Raina, and the Dean of Research & Development, Dr. Jyothi Prakash CR Naidu, and other panelists consisting of the Faculty mentors of the Fest— Dr. Sheetal Mundra, Dr. Punam Mishra, Dr. Richa Sharma and Prof. Shraddha Bhartiya. It was followed by a presentation of concise report of the Fest by core committee member Rallapalli Phani Sivaradhya. Dr. R. L. Raina delivered warm words of appreciation and acknowledgement to all the committees, students and faculty coordinators, the faculty mentors and the participants who have made the first of its kind Celestial ‘21 a grand success. The declaration of results for all the events was done by core committee member Ritik Ranjan, following which the Celestial ‘21 Trophy was presented to the winning University of the Fest. This was followed by an address by Dr. Jyothi Prakash CR Naidu, who appreciated all the committee members and coordinators for their planning, hard- work and teamwork, all the participants for their enthusiasm and the Faculty mentors for their guidance and dedication.
A feedback video from the participants, coordinators and judges of Celestial ‘21, sharing their experiences, was prepared and shared by student council member Ashray Bhatia.The session was concluded after a vote of thanks from the core committee member Rishabh Singhal. With that Celestial ‘21 drew to an end on a successful note!