9th Mile, Ri Bhoi, April 2, 2022: ESPLENDIDEZ-2022 (EZ-22), the annual technical festival of the engineering students of Regional Institute of Science and Technology (RIST) came to an end today at the campus of University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM) with electrifying live performances and final rounds of various sports and cultural competitions held during this two-day-long event. Apart from RIST students, the event was participated by many students from different institutions including Assam Engineering College and Pratiksha Nursing College.
The event began yesterday with “Unity Run” at 6 in the morning starting from Dispur Last Gate to Khanapara Veterinary field in which students in large numbers actively participated. The Unity Run was flagged off by Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor, USTM and Dr Rosie Kalita, Superintendent of Police (Chief Minister’s Vigilance Cell). Addressing the students, Dr Kalita spoke on time management and advised the students not to waste time. She appealed to the students not to spend more time on social media. Prof. G.D. Sharma,Vice Chancellor, USTM was the Chief Guest at the inauguration ceremony. After the flag hosting ceremony, Dr P.K Pathak, Principal, RIST declared the Esplendidez-2022 open and Mr. Jainul Abudin, Registrar, RIST, delivered the vote of thanks.
The first day of the event saw a large number of participants in various contests. The events include, Coding Competition, Mr and Miss Ez, Build-o-mania, Robotics, Volleyball, Tug of war, Dead lift, Arms wrestling, Basketball, Futsal, Computer gaming, Fashion show, Dance competition and many more. The day ended with band performance by the band High Volt and DJ Night by DJ Bryan. The second day began with finals rounds of competitions for build-o-mania, dance, song, blind date, rap battle etc. Cash prize and certificates were distributed among the winners and runner up contestants in the prize distribution ceremony.