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Zoommax 2010 concludes
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, NOV 4 (NPN):
Published on 4 Nov. 2010 11:56 PM IST
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The second management and literary festival ‘ZOOMMAX 2010’ of School of Management Studies (SMS) Nagaland University (NU) concluded Thursday at NU- SETAM campus Dimapur.
Addressing the closing session, SETAM dean Prof. D. P. Sharma lauded SMS students for organizing the festival with innovative creativity and enthusiasm and asserted that ZOOMMAX has begun to attract the attention of various colleges across the state.
Appreciating the participation of different colleges at the two-day festival despite the pressure of examinations, the dean commended on talents displayed by students at the literary event.
Highlighting a brief history of the School of Management Studies of Nagaland University, Prof. Sharma said Nagaland University, following the center’s directive to all central universities to establish management schools in 2005, established SMS-NU on skeletal facilities with the objective to provide “immediate opportunity” to students in Nagaland.
Stating that Nagas were gifted even with minimal facilities, he expressed pride that the first batch students of SMS-NU were now based and working with significant companies in different parts of the country. Prof. Sharma further expressed hope that the institution would make a name for itself in course of time.
Different literary competitions were conducted on the second day of ZOOMMAX 2010 where NIIT Dimapur won debate category held on ‘Can rural industrialization solve unemployment problem?’; SD Jain Girls’ College Dimapur won the essay competition on ‘Village industries are the backbone of development of Nagaland’; Salt Christian College Dimapur won painting category on the theme ‘Global warming: threat for survival’ as well as dance competition; and ICFAI University won extempore speech category.
Adding up with winning the singing competition on the first day, SD Jain Girls’ College emerged as overall winner of ZOOMMAX 2010.
Altogether, 10 colleges in Dimapur district participated at the literary festival.
The event was sponsored by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) Dimapur, while co-sponsors included NST, Horticulture Society of NE, NIIT Dimapur and Taurus Sound, and Nagaland Post as media partner.

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