IIT Kanpur’s annual technical and entrepreneurial festival, Techkriti’23 kicks off with great enthusiasm

Kanpur: IIT Kanpur’s Techkriti’23, Asia’s one of the largest annual technical and entrepreneurial festivals, kicked off with its 29th edition on March 23, 2023. The inaugural ceremony was graced by the presence of Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Director IIT Kanpur; Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya (Associate Dean, Students Affairs), and Prof. Amitabha Bandyopadhyay, the FAC (Festival Advisory Committee) Chairman.

The inaugural session started with a lamp-lighting ceremony, followed by speeches from the dignitaries. Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Director, IIT Kanpur, highlighted the significance of research and startup culture that has been a prime focus of IIT Kanpur for a long time. He urged the students to leverage the platform of Techkriti’23 to contribute towards the field of technology and nation-building. Prof. Amitabha Bandyopadhyay talked on the artificial heart project being undertaken at IIT Kanpur and its promising future prospects.

The theme for this year’s edition is “Enigmatic Tessellations” and comes with a mascot named ‘Tessellato’. This year’s edition aims to explore the fascinating world of tessellations and its applications in technology and innovation. The theme of enigmatic tessellations is expected to encourage participants to think creatively and explore the beauty and complexity of tessellations. It encourages them to delve into the intricacies of patterns and how they can be used in fields such as architecture, robotics, and data science.

Tessellato, the mascot of Techkriti’23, represents the fusion of creativity and technology that the theme embodies. As an animated character, Tessellato encourages participants to think outside the box and embrace the challenge of solving complex problems through innovative approaches.

The official anthem of Techkriti’23, “Kriti”, was unveiled at the inaugural ceremony, which is a creative composition by the HipHop Collective team. A traditional dance performance followed the anthem-unveil session, which left the audience spellbound. Prof. Karandikar presented mementoes to all the artists, appreciating their splendid performances.

A sand art event by Sand Artist Sarvam Patel was organized on Day 1, where he showcased his unique ability to intricately carve and shape sand into awe-inspiring creations, leaving the viewers mesmerized.
The first day of the event also saw four workshops being conducted on diverse topics, including Stock Investment, Java Programming, Web Development, and Digital Marketing.

The Stock Investment workshop aimed to provide participants with an overview of the stock market and its functioning. The workshop covered topics such as stock analysis, valuation techniques, and risk management strategies; whereas, the Java Programming workshop was aimed at teaching participants the fundamentals of Java programming language.

The Web Development workshop focused on teaching participants how to create responsive and interactive web pages using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. The workshop covered the basics of web development, including creating web pages, styling with CSS, and adding interactivity using JavaScript.
The Digital Marketing workshop aimed to provide participants with an overview of digital marketing and its various channels. The workshop covered topics such as search engine optimization (SEO), social media marketing, email marketing, and content marketing.

Later in the night, there was a symphony show of Mallika, popularly known as ‘The Adele of Mumbai’ at the events ground. Her symphony show promised to be a night of pure enchantment, as she took the audience on a journey of melodious rhythms and heartfelt lyrics. The four-day fiesta will continue till March 26, 2023.

नोट: अगर आपको यह खबर पसंद आई तो इसे शेयर करना न भूलें, देश-विदेश से जुड़ी ताजा अपडेट पाने के लिए कृपया The Lucknow Tribune के  Facebook  पेज को Like व Twitter पर Follow करना न भूलें... -------------------------