Jhulelal Institute of Technology organized a National Level Tech Festival ‘SHIKHAR – 2015’. This event was organized under the patronage of IEEE, Bombay Section and ISTE, GOA Section and in association with Persistent Technologies. The event received huge response from all colleges & witnessed the participation of 32 Engineering & MBA Colleges in the region. Students of Engineering Colleges of Chandrapur, Wardha, Gondia, and Raipur & Chhattisgarh enthusiastically participated in the event.
Prof. Anil Sole, MLC, Graduate Constituency, Nagpur was the Chief Guest of function. He suggests students to become entrepreneur. He also advised the young students to set their goals and stay focused to achieve it. Dr.Milind Mane, MLA, North-Nagpur was the Guest of Honor at the function. He emphasized on the importance of developing scientific attitude in professionals, & explained the importance of research in life as well as in future.
Around 150 Technical papers were presented by students in five parallel sessions on various topics covering the fields of Electronics, Electrical, Computer Science, Mechanical, Civil & Management etc.
16 types of various competitions namely Paper presentation competition, C Coding Fiesta, Robo-race, Line follower, Drag it, Backyard Science, Robo War, Robo Soccer,Project competition, Techno Hunter, Final Cut, Brainakes, Junkyard War, Clickture Moto, Insomniac the overnight coding & LAN Gaming etc. took place. Around 1500 students from central India participated in various events. Overnight Coding competition (Insomniac) was conducted where a problem statement was issued to the participants by Persistent Pvt. Ltd. and an overnight time of 12 hours was allotted to solve the same. The winning team got awarded with a 2 months’ internship at Persistent. Workshops like Indo-US Robo league conducted by Robotics & Computer Applications Institute of USA and Technophilia systems, ethical hacking and a basic robotics workshop were held under Shikhar 2015. These worshops got a tremendous response from students in Nagpur region.
The valedictory function on was graced by Kirti Ajmera, Chairman, Women’s Federation of Nagpur. Prominent amongst those present were Mahesh Sadhwani, Chairman, SSCT, Virendra Kukreja, Secretary, SSCT, Dr. Hemant Asrani, Director, JIT, Pramod. V. Pampatwar, Director Technical, JIT, Madhavi Wairagade, Director & HR Admin, Dr. SS Limaye, Principal and Dr D Bhowmick, Vice-Principal. They have congratulated all the winners, participants & the organizing team for the success of the Event.
The organizing committee members of ‘Shikhar 2015’ were Prof. Sanjeev Sharma, Convener, Prof. Adwiti Deoghare, Co-convener, Prof Vinod Kamale, Student Co-ordinator and Roland Roposo, Student Incharge.