60 Events, Rs. 5 lacs worth prizes in GTU Central Tech Fest 2017

Ahmedabad: GTU Central Techfest is the annual science and technological festival of Gujarat Technological University. Through the years, GTU Central Techfest has grown to be Gujarat’s Biggest Science and Technological Event. This year, L. D. College of Engineering has the privilege to be the host in association with L. M. College of Pharmacy on 30th and 31st March, 2017.. There will be more than 60 events held this year amongst which more than 40 are technical events. Hon. Shri Vijaybhai Rupani, Chief Minister of Gujarat has been invited for inauguration of the event. Prizes more than 5 lacs up for grabs.

Technical events will comprise all departments including Engineering, Management, and Pharmacy and the rest are Non-tech Events. This year, a brand new event is introduced in the Techfest named “Quad-Aviator”, which is basically a time-bound Quadcopter Racing event. ATV championship 4.0 is the highlight of the fest which is a time-based racing event for the ATVs specifically made by engineering students from across India, Prof. (Dr) Navin Sheth, hon. Vice Chancellor of GTU said.

There is a lecture series called Confab’17 in which significant speakers from all over the country will conduct inspirational talks and interactive sessions. GTU’s Got Talent (a cultural event), a StartUp Summit (in association with HnyB), Techexpo (project challenges). GTU Techfest supports govt. initiatives like Startup India, Make in India, Skill India, Swachha Bharat Abhiyan and Digital India campaigns, Shri Amit Thaker, Member, Board of Governance, GTU told.

It is known for hosting a plethora of events that include competitions, exhibitions, professional lectures and workshops along with several other social initiatives and outreach programs. The motto of GTU Central Techfest is to provide a platform for the students to showcase their technical prowess and open doors to new and innovative technologies for their holistic development. GTU Central Techfest was first organised in 2014 at L. D. College of Engineering.  The first edition of the Techfest was a huge success. Since then, GTU Central Techfest has been organized every year by GTU for providing world class technical exposure to the students of GTU, Dr. G.P. Vadodaria, Principal, L.D. College of Engineering informed.

Preparations:

  1. We have already started conducting certain social events. We have celebrated Holi at old age homes and have conducted traffic awareness drive in the city.
  2. Our website for registration is live.
  3. Students from Gujarat as well as Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka have registered for various events in the Techfest.
  4. India’s best quiz masters have been invited for our Quizzing events and we are witnessing huge registrations in these events.
  5. Renowned speakers from all over India for a speech in the Confab’17 lecture series.
  6. Various incubators have also been contacted and confirmed for the StartUp Summit event of the Techfest.

Pharmay Events

All the events of Pharmacy will be held at L.M. College of Pharmacy. These events will provide a platform for the students to showcase their technical prowess, and also provide ample exposure to the new technologies for their holistic and overall development. We have included two more additional events compared to zonal events namely Poster presentation and Picsnovation, Dr. M.T. Chhabaria, Principal of L.M. Pharmacy College said. He added that this year we have included six events:

  1. Potentia
  2. Pharma modeling
  3. Pharmarecipe
  4. Picsnovation
  5. Myself-medication
  6. Poster presentation

Potentia is based on the state of debate and discussion between the participating teams on selected topic of recent advances in pharmaceutical field. Pharma modeling displays innovative models and explains the principles behind their models that may be in the working condition or just for the purpose of demonstration. The event of Pharmarecipe will teach you making suitable dosage form by using least number of ingredients within shorter period of time. It will help in appropriate patient friendly formulation design and administration.

In picsnovation, participants are supposed to take the working photographs of the live observations in the field of pharmaceutical sciences on the basis of the theme given by the techfest team. In my self-medicine participants have to present their own self as any drug they admire to be and have to speak on that specific drug briefly.

Website and Registration

For more information visit our website : http://techfest.gtu.ac.in/

For registration visit : http://techfest.gtu.ac.in/register/

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