GIMT INITIATIVES” is a process of initiating a groundbreaking change in the society. At GIMT, these initiatives are converted into pledges and thereafter into action so that the entire fraternity of students and faculty works together to turn GIMT into an institute with a difference, with an endeavor. Apart from Academics, extracurricular activities are given equal significance. For the purpose various clubs like career counseling, cultural, handicraft, drama, literature, photography, quiz, debate, robotics etc. have been set up under the guidance of experts for the all round development and quality output. National Seminars, workshops, training camps are often organized to facilitate the students in developing their leadership skills and sense of responsibility towards their assigned duty. Past years have continuously witnessed some major social activities like tree plantations within the campus as well as in the surrounding areas, various awareness drives under “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” like distribution of dustbins in various selected schools of Guwahati, initiated state-level cleanliness projects and organized various prize money competitions among school students, blood donation camps, health camps etc. Besides this a number of interactive sessions with experts from industry and technical arena are often initiated to motivate the students and provide an insight into some major challenges of practical life. Industrial visits and tours are conducted mainly for pre-final year students to strengthen their theoretical knowledge and to build confidence for survival. The wall magazine “UTTARAN” and the college magazine “GIMTECH” are incredible initiatives in the field of literary works. SAMANTRANA is another initiative in bridging the gap between industry and academia. The two day National Seminar was a joint venture by GIMT Guwahati and Tezpur along with collaborative partner AICTE and ASTU. Eminent speakers from both industry and academia had a fruitful discussion on different aspects of industry- academia collaboration. Some of the noted speakers were Prof. Dhiraj Bora, VC, ASTU, Prof. Gautam Barua, Mentor Director, IIIT Guwahati, Prof. A K Das, Professor, IITG and Interim Director, IIIT Manipur, Dr. Anil Kapur, President (Sales),Topcem India, Mr. Harsh Manglik, Ms. Amreeta Mazumdar, Head of Tech Staffing, Google India, etc.
The advent of the new year fills the ambiance with the symphony of its annual gala fest “EUPHUISM” that had a mega start in the year 2009. “EUPHUISM” is normally organized with 3-day programme that includes 2 sensational pronites. During the three day extravaganza various intercollege events are organized viz. Quiz, Debate, Photography contest, movie making, ad-making, essay writing, singing & dancing competitions etc. In addition inter-college Technical events like Robotics, Cryptex , Circuitronics, Computer Gaming are also part of the fest. Fun Games like 5-a-side football, Intercollege cricket match etc. are also part of this event. Past three years have witnessed mass participation of students from various colleges. “GLITTERS” the personality contest is one of the main attraction of the plethora of events held during Euphuism judged by various cine stars, reputed models and industry persons adding an extravagant touch to the event. The most awaited cultural nites claims the enthralling performances of both national as well as international bands like “EUPHORIA” in 2009, “STRANGE BREW” ( Pune based rock band) and “BOMBAY ROCKERS” from Amsterdem in 2010. “JUNKYARD GROOVE” (Chennai based rock band) and ZUBEEN GARG along with Zublee and Dikshu gave a sparkling perfomance in 2011 while RAGHU DIXIT PROJECT and HIGHER ON MAIDEN (an Official tribute to IRON MAIDEN) rocked the show in 2012, “EAST INDIA COMPANY” & local sensation SIMANTA SHEKHAR mesmerized the audience in 2014, bollywood sensation SURAJ JAGAN gave a riveting show in 2015. Euphuism 16 ‘Aksharam’ too concluded with much hype and enthusiastic participation intended to add something new and different. A gala of 40 events and sensational pronites that witnessed the exciting concert of CLINTON CEREJO band from bollywood.
EUPHUISM 17 ‘YOUVANA’ celebrated the power and unbound contributions of youth towards nation building. The main event was got off the ground with a Marathon for the first time in the institute’s history. Around 700 participants ran in the Marathon. Popular Bollywood singer Nakash Aziz fascinated the crowd with his rocking performance. The main event is preceded by a sports week that embraces various intra - college events Cricket, Football, Volleyball and individual events like Carom, Chess, Badminton, Table Tennis etc. Such of its kind provide the students an exposure of immense magnitude packaged with a platform to mobilize their talent. Euphuism is not only an amusement event but through it the organization also targets some social responsibility for which it organizes a signature campaign taking up certain social issues.