A weekly ‘Euphoria’, the jubilant event of Central
University of Orissa ended with a colourful night Monday. The Vice-Chancellor
of the University Prof. (Dr. Surabhi Banerjee inaugurated the cultural ceremony
and spoke about the event. It is a particular state of mind that makes us
oblivious of our pain, tension, anxiety and other negative energies that make
us sad and thoughtful in this world” explained Prof. Banerjee. She wished
students not to flout the reasoning, logic and rationality of mind in a
euphoric state of mind.
Among other distinguished guests the Pro-Vice-Chancellor
Prof. Y. Narsimhulu said about the transformation of students from an
individual to a person and their responsibility towards society nation.
Registrar Prof. A. k. Mishra said on different stages of student life and
advised them to make their goal steady and to work hard to achieve it. The cultural night was attended by Finance
Officer of the University along with all faculty members, staff and students.
Euphoria started with cricket matches on 24th February
followed by few athletic and sports event at the ground of DAV College,
Landiguda. There were various competitions based on academic and cultural
facets held from 25th February to 3rd March in the varsity campus. Different
committees formed among the faculty members, staff and students to organise
The Vice-Chancellor handed over the shields and medals to
the winners and runners up of the Central University Premiere League cricket
tournament played by the staff and students of the CUO. While Centre for
Journalism & Mass Communication emerged champion the honour for runners up
went to Centre for Sociological Studies. She also awarded the prizes to the
Champion students of various athletic, competition and cultural events
After the inaugural session, the cultural programme started
off with Odishi dance. It was followed up by a number of group song and dance
performances by the students. The audience, which comprised students and their
family members swayed to the beats of popular chartbusters like ‘Rajastani
dance,’Sambalpuri dancei’,Break dance and varieties of folk dance.