Activities

GMA OPEN CORPORATE QUIZ Held ON 21ST APRIL, 2012

  • APR 21, 2012

An open corporate quiz organized by Guwahati Management Association was held on 21st April, 2012 Saturday at Robindra Bhawan Guwahati which was jointly sponsored by two Oil majors - Oil India Ltd. &  Numaligarh Refinery Ltd.

Total number of 128 participants of 64 teams in groups of two joined the preliminary competition of written test. Six teams out of 64 teams were selected for final round of quiz which lasted for two hours. The six teams were named as UNCOLA, SINGAPORE SLING, WINGED ARROW, GUWAHATI DRY, GOOGLE GOGGLES AND QWARTY. The final selection was held between these six top groups through eight rounds of exhaustive quiz form 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. in presence more than 100 guests from corporate, Government, Management Institute, Colleges, Universities etc.

Sri Dilip Barua – Former Principal of Cotton College and prominent economist of the region was the quiz master assisted Ms. Urmila Barua  & Mr. Jayanta Barua of Oil India as scorers 

The final winner were 
1ST:  PRIZE :: DEEPANJAN DEB & BIMAL KR MEDHI
2ND  RUNNERS UP :: DEEPJYOTI DEKA & UDIPTA HAZARIKA
3RD  RUNNERS UP :: VINAY UPADHYAY & KAPINJAL SARMAH
4TH  : DIPANKAR KAUSHIK & UPAKUL SARMAH
5TH :  ABHRA DAS & DILIP KR SARMA
6TH  : SUBIR KR DAS & DIGAMBAR PATOWARY

The First prize winner received cash reward of Rs. 16,000, similarly 1st runners up and 2nd runners up received cash reward of Rs. 10,000/ and Rs.6000/ respectively. Consolation cash reward of Rs.2000/ was awarded to three other teams who could qualify for the final round.

More twenty prizes were distributed to the audience who could answers questions during the final round.

Welcoming the participants in the inaugural ceremony presided over by Sri Deepak Chakraborty, MD , NRL as Chief Guest and  Sri S.K. Mahajan Head of Pipeline Project Oil India as guest  of honour, Sri D N Barua President of GMA said that  such quiz competition was directed towards development of skill amongst our youth though result was not directly visible. The nature of this mind game needs instant decision making capability with an analytical approach, increase in the confidence of the individual with strong information base. He thanked both Oil India Ltd. & Numaliugarh Refinery Ltd for their sponsorship. He particularly thanked the local team Oil India Ltd for their efforts in making the quiz successful.

Sri Deepak Chakraborty in his inaugural speech spoke about the role of NRL as part of corporate responsibility in skill development to enable to face the competition by young generation

Sri S.K. Mahajan as guest of honors spoke about the mindset of society and individuals in developing skill of youth to help their careen  growth  in different  fields. OIL INDIA LTD as a part of its CSR has set apart sizeable budget for development of society through their welfare measures etc .He wished success  for the quiz competition organized by GMA