“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." – Aristotle
A cadre of dynamic individuals, possessing a diverse spectrum of aptitudes, and perspectives, constitutes Horizon. The organization aspires to cultivate the technical and managerial sagacity of students, equipping them to navigate perpetually.
The logo aptly expresses the goal of the society. The saffron area represents freedom of innovation, ideas, and intellect. The Steel Grey part represents determination, discipline, and dedication. When these two areas converge, any tough job becomes easier. The logo points towards both dimensions, hence HORIZON – exploring extremities and beyond.
The global information and communication industry is rapidly advancing, creating new career opportunities and challenges. In India, there is a need for technical professionals who possess excellent communication skills, management abilities, and cutting-edge technology knowledge. Team Horizon aims to develop the technical and managerial acumen of students to prepare them for the industry's constantly evolving landscape.
We aim at creating technocrats, entrepreneurs & above all Innovative minds with impeccable grit, discretionary vision, and effective leadership.
● Bridging the gap between technical and managerial skills.
● Exposure of students to the wider community.
● Establishing a process that is independent of individual competence.
● Providing a common platform to students, irrespective of their backgrounds to initiate, innovate, and explore new ideas under expert guidance and effective mentorship.
ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS
Students Creative Oratory Learning Skills: An annual national technical event for voicing perceptions on pertinent topics of technology. Receiving over 600+ participants from colleges across India.
‘KIRAN’ aims at making the students of 2nd, 3rd & 4th years understand the ill effects of ragging, the UGC anti-ragging guidelines, and the traumatic impact it leaves on the minds of the freshers.
‘Disha’ is an initiative towards introducing the freshers to the college culture and organization. It includes an address by the distinguished dignitaries of the college followed by a virtual tour of the college and a brief presentation by Horizon members.
Horizon was established in October 2006 with Mrs. Manjeet Kalra as the visionary leader. Presently, it operates under the proficient guidance of the Applied Science & Humanities Department, headed by Prof. S. L. Kapoor. Each year, we joyously celebrate Founder’s Day on the 17th of October to cherish our remarkable journey.
It is one of the most delightful nights in the girl's hostel, organized every year during the days of Navratri. The event constitutes dance, song, and skit performances by the students.
A cultural show was organized for the NAAC Team visit to our college in 2023 to showcase cultural diversity. Team Horizon managed the event through anchoring and hospitality.
The Diwali Fair Event celebrates tradition and culture with students offering traditional handicrafts, games, and delicious food. Team HORIZON masterfully managed the event with meticulous planning and execution.
Team Horizon organised the Model G20 summit on 24th March, 2023. A literary fest incorporating multiple stages such as formal letter writing, and group discussion followed by speech delivery to discuss some global issues.
To untangle our emotions, intellect, and wit we need effective communication, therefore Horizon conducted a Creative Workshop on The Art of Effective Communication inviting Shagun Singh, a distinguished alumunus, a proficient writer, a resolute leader, and a quintessential person.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Majestic Auto Limited orchestrated the 'SKILL-WILL-LEAD' intercollege competition. Team Horizon hosted and facilitated the entire event.
Every year, after the commencement of classes of the first-year students, a freshers' party is organized. The evening witnesses a contest amongst certain freshers, who compete to earn titles and recognition.
A nostalgic event for the final year students, reminiscing all the memorable moments in college life.
An inter-college annual sports meet to encourage the budding athletes of our college.
Ajay Kumar Garg Memorial Table Tennis Tournament: The riveting tournament between players across the state to promote healthy sportsmanship.
Every year, a Blood Donation camp is organized in the college, in good faith to help those in need.
Team Horizon participated in the annual cultural festival of IIT Kanpur, ANTARAGNI in OCTOBER 2023. Notably, several members from the 3rd & 4th year triumphed in various events, further adding to the laurels of the team. In the realm of creative writing, the 1st prize was clinched by Priyanshi and Isha, showcasing their literary prowess. The domain of word games witnessed Abhishek, under the guidance of Sajal Sangal and Khushi, securing the coveted 1st prize. Lakshya Verma emerged victorious in the Helm Quiz, claiming the top spot. The Turncoat Debate saw Navya Sangwan skillfully navigating the discussions to secure the 1st prize. In the Parliamentary Debate, Yashvi, Prabal, and Arjun demonstrated commendable prowess, securing the 2nd prize. The event was a testament to the diverse talents and achievements of the students, bringing pride to the entire college.
In March 2022, a second year member of Team Horizon, Sajal Sangal achieved a notable feat by securing the 3rd prize in the Bio-Ethics Group Discussion organized by Tryst'23 at IIT-Delhi. His insightful contributions and adept discussion skills distinguished him in this prestigious competition, reflecting not only individual excellence but also bringing honor to our team.
A two-day technical, literary and management fest was organized by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University in ABES, Ghaziabad on the 9th and 10th of December, 2022. The members of our team, Mohd Omar Siddiqui for the English debate, Yashaswi Srivastava and Sameer Chhonkar for business planning, and Tanvi Srivastava for the declamation, represented our college. The efforts and enthusiasm shown by them were praiseworthy. Our team member Mohd Omar Siddiqui won second position in the English debate competition.
BIRDS, the esteemed Literary Society of RKGIT, curated an engaging writing cum vocal competition, EXPRESSOMANIA 2.0, in January 2022. Amidst a sea of talented participants, Team Horizon distinguished itself prominently. Radhika Aggarwal, a standout talent from the 2nd year, not only represented the team with finesse but also secured the coveted 1st position in the event. This achievement not only underscores Radhika's literary prowess but also reflects the excellence that Team Horizon brings to such competitive platforms.
Our college organized an Anti-Ragging Poster Making Competition on December 8, 2021, with the aim of fostering awareness and moral consciousness among students regarding the detrimental effects of ragging. A dynamic team comprising Radhika Aggarwal and Yashaswi Srivastava, both second-year members of Team Horizon, adeptly portrayed the theme, earning them the first position among the 89 participating teams, which collectively included over 180 students. Their impactful poster was showcased at the “Tarkash", arcade in the admin block of the college.