Friday, January 15, 2016

They discovered India @ Bengaluru!

They discovered India @ Bengaluru!
Bengaluru: A friendly cricket match followed by Mehendi and Dandiya night! Management students from USA, Norway and their counter parts from PES UP-India Management Programs performing to the Dandiya dance tunes with traditional attire. Hundreds of spectators including top executives from various Multi-National Companies (MNCs) and academicians were mesmerized by the traditional Dandiya dance which is associated with scenes of Holi, and Llila of Krishna and Radha at Vrindavan.

Last ten days were very unique for the 24 students from USA and Norway. As part of the Discover India programme, these 24 students visited historical and cultural cities of India beside visiting the corporate offices of various Multinational Companies. What added more colour to their Discover India tour was friendly Cricket match, Mehndi, Dandiya evening etc.

 Discover India was a short term study program organised in association with PES Institutions and IUP-India Management Programs of the city. As part of this programme students from US and Norway visited between January 5 and 14.  All the students had educational, entertaining and exciting time in India on all nine days. As part of this initiative students visited world famous TajMahal, one of the 7 wonders of the world, as well as many historic sites in world tourist places like Jaipur, Delhi, Bengaluru and Mysore. Beside visiting all these historical sites students also visited MNCs including Schneider,  Coca-Cola and TVS.  At Mysore city students visited the various places including world famous Mysore palace. At Bengaluru city they visited Chithrakala Parishat and Vidhana Soudha.

India touch: a friendly cricket match which is very new to the US and Norway students, Mehendi and Dandiya evening at PES Institutions added more colour to this 9 day programme.

At PES institutions, these students in traditional Indian attire participated in the Mehendi programme which was followed by a Dandiya performance by them. Students of IUP India MBA program also added more colour to this Dandiya night.

Symposium: as part of this Discover India event seminar on variety of topics including Indian economy, business and culture were held at PES Institutions which was followed by a panel discussion with Management of PES and IUP.

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