Flash mob kick-starts rural tech fest in Hyderabad

Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge and Technologies, Basar, organised a pre-festival event

By Author  |  Published: 3rd Feb 2020  7:43 pm

Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge and Technologies (RGUKT), Basar, organised a flash mob in the city at People’s Plaza, Necklace Road. Dr A Ashok, IAS, Vice- Chancellor of RGUKT was the chief guest.

Around 70 boys and girls participated in an hour-long flash mob, which was organised to create enthusiasm about its forthcoming programme ‘AntahPragnya- 2020’, a national level ‘Rural Technical Festival’ which was held at RGUKT from January 31 to February 2. Around 14 departments of the college exhibited 700-plus models at the ‘Antah Pragnya 2020’, informed Dr Ashok.

In its sixth edition, it is their one of the university’s signature events that comprise technical, literary, entrepreneurial, fun, and cultural activities. RGUKT is the first ICT-based university in Telangana for rural meritorious students. The main aim of ‘AntahPragnya 2020’, says Dr Ashok, is to spot and encourage rural tech innovators.

AntahPragnya is unique as some of the best brainy students studying in rural areas will participate. “We need to nurture these innovative brains by creating an ecosystem. This platform can be used by them to apply technology to simple human tasks and create some of the finest and most eco-friendly products and equipment,” shared Swapnil Jangale, Convenor.

Thousands of Students belonging to reputed colleges across the length and breadth of India took part in the event. Some of the events include Virtual Reality, Hologram, Robo Race, Development of Ideal Village Project; Robo Soccer, Sci-Fest (a National Science Fair), Campus Farming Competition, etc.

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