SPICMACAY means “Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture amongst Youth was started by Dr. Kiran Seth an EmeritusProfessor in Department of Mechnanical Engineering at IIT ,Mumbai in year 1977”.
SPICMACAY , BIT Durg Chapter was started in 2001.The core objective of SPICMACAY is to promote and usher the youth who are studying in school and colleges to our wide and vivid range of classical music ,art,and our rich cultural heritage. This is the biggest, non profit, voluntary, cultural, youth movement in independent India. Its contribution to Indian classical music & dance is unparalleled.Not only music and dance but it prominently includes concerts, lec-dems, talks, yoga workshops, classic film shows, theater shows and craft workshops.
This herculean task is carried out by the renowned artist from the different art form through series of program at school and colleges Several renowned artiste of International and National fame have visited our institute and have performed different art forms during “Utsav” and “Virasat” series like Padmbhusan awardee Dr. (Mrs) N.Rajam , violinist, India’s first grammy award winner Pt. Vishwamohan Bhatt inventor of Mohan veena , Dr. MalbikaMitra an eminent Kathakdancer,MsBhartiShivaji most promising Mohini-attam dancer, from the folk jhau dance from West Bengal , Kalbeliya Dance from Rajasthan etc. BIT Durg Chapter every year organizes one program in one academic calendar.DrNagendraTripathi , Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering is the Co-ordinator of the SPICMACAY BIT Durg Chapter , Co-ordinator Durg-Bhilai Chapter and Member of Chhattisgarh State Chapter.