EBSB is a programme for promoting national integration through systematic exchange between paired institutes in the cultural, literary and linguistic fields. We intend to learn the linguistic and cultural aspects of the home state of our paired institute, covering history, culture, language, cuisine, festivals, clothing etc. The EBSB club has been formed at IITH to carry forward activities under the programme with our paired institute, IIT BHU. We aim to celebrate a plethora of Indian festivals and customs (paying special attention to those of Uttar Pradesh) in ways which are both enjoyable and informative which would thereby educate our fellow students while having fun.
To celebrate the idea of India as a nation wherein different cultural units across varied geographies coalesce and interact with each other, this glorious manifestation of diverse cuisine, music, dance, theatre, movies & films, handicrafts, sports, literature, festivals, painting, sculpture etc. will enable people to imbibe the innate chord of binding and brotherhood. To make our people aware about the seamless integral hull of the Modern Indian State spread across a vast landmass on whose firm foundations, the geo-political strength of the country is ensured to benefit one and all. To induce a sense of responsibility & ownership for the nation as a whole through these close cross-cultural interactions as it intends to build up the inter-dependence.
The broad objectives of the initiative are to :