GS Sports Review: Rajesh Ghusinga
**Click on individual manifesto points to get a more descriptive understanding.
A point in Green signifies that the work has been done and to a great level of satisfaction. Orange signifies that some more improvement is possible with regard to the point. A point in Red implies no work has been done in view of that point. To gain a better understanding of how well a specific manifesto point was executed we tried to take into account the views of the GS and the various stakeholders involved.
Most importantly – IIT Bombay won the Inter-IIT championships 2012!
|→||Boost the fitness level of students by conducting Gym Workshops and establishing a Jogger’s Club, Yoga Club and continuing the Skating Club|
The Skating Club was carried over from Ameya’s tenure and has become a huge success on campus with many participants.
The Jogger’s club has been started but has received limited response.
The Yoga club has been in the pipelines for a while but not yet been formed. In its place, yoga sessions will be conducted.
|→||Organize Exhibition Matches between IITB team and local clubs/teams before the GCs along with predict and win contests|
Not done before all the GCs, but were conducted before other major events.
|→||Publish an Annual Sports Magazine articulating the details of all sports GCs and Inter IIT|
|→||Push for establishing a centralized system for maintenance of Hostel Gym equipment and services through AMC|
|→||Organize a ‘Lukkha Sports Weekend’ comprising of informal and mixed events|
|→||Integrate a comprehensive section on the facilities, available equipment and issuing procedure in sports into the freshman booklet|
|→||Screen selected International matches with Sports quizzes as fillers|
|→||Organize cricket, football and hockey camps for girls followed by friendly matches|
|→||Conduct the existing Freshers’ Weekend in two phases to reduce overlapping of events|
|→||Set up a display of current GC Tally and tentative GC schedule on the wall of old badminton court (opposite H-11) enumerating the points of all hostels in sports GC|
|→||Award the top finishers of the Inter Hostel Crossy (Boys and Girls) a chance to run in Mumbai Marathon.|
|→||Ensure that recognition is given to GC participants by awarding medals/T-shirts to best individual performers and compiling a database of all players on the Sports website.|
|→||Draft an exhaustive rulebook for Inter-Hostel GCs with the help of newly formed council before the start of the academic year, to be made available on the website|
|→||Organize a Beginner’s Camp for girls before every GC to ensure greater participation and enthusiasm|
|→||Will try to start biometric system for swimming pool entry as a replacement for the swimming cards|
|→||Set up a sports outlet once in each semester and facilitate advance ordering of equipment via an informative online portal|
|→||Water cooler will be installed near the volleyball courts to provide easy access for all players|
|→||Make badminton and tennis equipment available to students against their ID cards|
|→||Will try to provide certificates and T-shirts for all students selected for the Inter-IIT Camp|
|→||Will push for appointment of part-time coaches to improve performance at Inter IIT|
|→||Ensure that grounds and sports facilities are made available soon after the monsoons|
|→||Will motivate teams to participate in local leagues (like BDFA, BHA, Open University etc.)|
|→||Will re-allocate the sports budget to increase the PG Sports Budget, thus fulfilling their requirements in Department Sports League etc.|
|→||Conduct a well-publicized PG Sports orientation and provide PGs with a Sports Handbook|
|→||Conduct regular meeting with PG Sports council to ensure ground availability and adequate practice slots to help in smooth execution of the schedule|
|→||Top performers in the PG sports will be scouted and called for inter-IIT trials|
|→||Will hold at least one Institute GBM and an open house and will ensure active participation in them with the help of my council|
|→||Interaction with Hostel sports council will be increased to ensure smooth coordination between institute council and hostel council with monthly sports committee meetings|
Extra Initiatives :
TextWeb app -an app to get the gc schedule , timings , results and also general information for sports activities
khokho ground +lighting (established)
Girls Coach (for inter iit) were provided
Summer Sports Camp was conducted
Girls aquatics day was conducted
LDAP ID for all Institute Sports Secretaries
Sports Mentorship – Drona was taken forward. Now mentors need to be selected
An Institute Basketball League was established.
A Cemented Pitch was constructed
Biathlon on Independence and Republic Days
Inter IIT subsidies increased – 1500 to 1800 fuel ; 1200 to 1500 kit ; 20k – 30k racquet
IIT Sports logo making competition:-Collaboration with Cultural Council; more than 80 entries received; Selected logos are being used as IIT Bombay Sports and Inter-IIT Quest logo.
Summer Sports Camp
LDAP IDs for council
Temporary Sports Officers: 9 Sports Officers recruited for the purpose of NSO classes and Inter-IIT team practice
Rule-book for Inter-Hostel GCs: For increasing the awareness among student community; Articulating GC Rules, GC Format, Previous GCs result, Points system and council info
Freshmen Orientation: Orientation held in New Indoor SAC, with a rebus quiz and Volleyball exhibition match .
Online portal for NSO choices :
Weeklong interactive sessions for NSO classes
Summer skating Camp:
Proposal of new cricket ground and Jogging track: raised point of having a new cricket ground opposite to tunnel; Approved in Town planning meeting; Work supposed to be completed by 2014
Inter-Council Sports Meet:
Quizzes along with the screening of Matches
Formation of Joggers’ club
Lukkha Bowling tournament: organized in Neptune Mall, Bhandup; More than 150 students participated; Discount vouchers of Dominos , KFC and other food stalls availed.
Sports mela : A mela was conducted on the eve on national Sports Day; more than 600 took part; National and traditional games were conducted; Food stalls of Desi items were installed; Sitoyalia tournament conducted
Recruitment of permanent sports Officer
Recruitment of 1st girls coach
New sports website : After a span of 2 years new sports website launched with many changes like GC Sports Tally; Hostel Sports Council info, Hostel Awards and Institute Awards info, Facilities and their issuing procedure
TXT Web App:
Body Weight Trainning session : Session conducted by very experienced student Vikram Vincet; Instructor was paid for the session
Player of the GC: Player of the GC started for giving the proper recognition to the institute students for performing good in
Institute level events; Saw positives results
Comprehensive section for Sports in Freshmen booklet: A separate section for equipment issuing procedure and venue and information about council and sports facilities were added
Online Portal for Sports outlet: For providing the info about the price and available goods ; wish list for new equipment
Independence day Race
Re-allocation of PG Sports and Equipment budget : Budget for common Budget- rackets and Skates for students; equipment budget of PG Sports included
Contingent T-Shirt: Contingent T-Shirt were given to all the
Inter-IIT Camp students
Caps and Gloves to Inter-IIT Contingent students : Severe cold at IIT Roorkee during Sports meet; Cap and gloves distributed to all the students
Contingent by Rajdhani; Air-fare reimbursement
Alumni Sports day: Exempted from registration Fee that was 500 RS till last year; t-Shirts to all the Alumni were given
IITB Sports T-Shirt: T-Shirt of IIT Bombay Sports were distributed for all the open events; Crossy GC and Player of the GC
Mumbai Marathon for Crossy Winners: Free entriy was provided to all the Crossy winners (Girls & Boys)
Girls’ Freshie Sports Day: Informal sports day for the freshmen of H-10 & 11 consisiting of events like throwball, sports scavy etc.
Cemented Cricket Pitch :
Construction of New Kho-Kho grounds
Cube-mania in Techfest
Playoffs : Institute basketball league was started for improving the basketball scenario in institute; 8 boys and 3 girls teams played
Some changes for Inter-IIT:
· T-Shirt Racket Subsidy and Shoe Subsidy increased
· March-past practice alternate day with drums
Girls Aquatics Day
Yoga Sessions for IIT Bombay Students
Issuing of all Sports Facilities against I-cards
Issuing of Skates with safety guards against I-cards
Squash, Tennis, TT, Athletics, Football, and Hockey Girls camp
Girls Footer camp and Match of Institute girls football v/s Mumbai clubs
Wall-climbing session at Samant Adventures.
Institute Kho-Kho team formed which will take part in tournaments.
Track-suits made available for Institute Students: More than 350 students got benefit from this initiative.
Independence Day race: Bi-athlon (Running+ Cycling ) organized ;
IITB Sports T-shirt given to the winners
DRONA: Sports Mentorship program: Weightlifting and Athletics TAs added to the list
Karate classes:- started in Institute which saw huge response and participation.