35 teams of engineering students participated in the 2nd annual innovation challenge ‘NOVATE 2018’ at CUHP
NOVATE 2018 – 2nd Annual Innovation Challenge of Chitkara University saw fierce competition among 35 teams at Chitkara University Himachal Pradesh on May 11th, 2018. First-year, Second-year, Third-year students of ECE, CSE and Civil Engineering Branches competed in NOVATE 2018 with their innovative projects/solutions to problems in two verticals – Engineering Projects for solving campus problems and Engineering projects in community service. The projects were evaluated by industry experts, the members of the jury were – Ms. Sampada Pachaury: Coordinator, NETRA, ESSI; Mr. Amit Vats: Infosys and Mr. Anupam Trivedi: KnS Partner IP Firm.
First Prize was won by a project entitled ‘Intelligent Shoe for Blind’ by Ajay Rajan & Abhishek Garg. Second and Third Prizes were respectively won by ‘Home Automation using IOT’ (Anshu, Harpreet, Ritik, Shreshth, Surbhi, Sushil & Tarun) and ‘Development of innovative water conservation technique using renewable energy’ (Ashish, Akhil, Tapin, Nishant, Aditya, Sandeep, Rajanvir)
Top three team in the competition were announced in a prize distribution ceremony and were awarded cash prizes of INR25,000, INR10,000 and INR5,000 respectively by Honorable Vice Chancellor, Dr. Varinder S. Kanwar.