03 March 2019
Bhubaneswar: Team from NALCO emerged champion while teams from IFFCO and STPI stood first and Second Runners up at the 7th Rotary Bhubaneswar Corporate Quiz organised by Rotary Club of Bhubaneswar at Hotel Swosti Premium last evening.
While there are many quiz competitions among the school and college students, the Bhubaneswar Corporate Quiz provides an avenue for young and enterprising managers, leaders, teachers, professionals and entrepreneurs in the corporate and business sectors to express their vast knowledge and competitive zeal.
Reportedly, 15 teams drawn from equal number of organisations of diverse fields, including some start ups sponsored by Odisha Government, participated in the two-tier competition that provides them a platform to interact and shine in this unique event.
The first round was the elimination round involving written answers to the quiz master’s questions, from which the 6 best teams were short listed for the final round. Corporate knowledge, general knowledge, knowledge about the financial market and were all part of the quiz, which was conducted in a very lively manner by the well known Quiz master Gautam Bose from Kolkata.
Audio round, visual round, time bound questions and buzzer round, were all part of the game. In the end the team from NALCO emerged as the champions, winning the trophy and prize money of Rs 30,000, while teams from IFFCO and STPI won the first and second Runners up trophies and prize monies of Rs 20,000 and 15,000 respectively.
It is worthwhile to mention that the competition serves dual purpose of providing young professionals the opportunity to sharpen their skills and their organisations improve their public image on the one hand, and the Rotary club benefit from the surplus money which shall be used for its various community service projects.
The event had been organised by Bhabani Prasad Chowdhury, District Governor of Rotary District 3262 in the presence of Past District Governors D N Padhi and Sibabrata Das and other dignitaries. President of Rotary Club Bhubaneswar Tanmay Mohanty presided the inaugural session while Chairman of the program P Venugopala Rao spoke on objective of the program. Vote of thanks was offered by Rotary Club secretary Bijoy Dash.