Amritsar 02August 2008 (Prabhjot Gill) Tech-fest’08—, first of its kind technology three-day festival organized only by students concluded at the DAV Public School today with a seminar by local X-plora Design School on Multimedia & Animation. Several concepts on 3D Animation, Graphics, Web Designing, Film Editing were demonstrated in detail besides graphic projects .Chief guest Dr. Rajneesh Arora, Principal, Amritsar College of Engineering & Technology and ex-placement officer GNDU, welcomed by school principal Mrs Neera Sharma, awarded the prizes to winners for various competitions . He spoke on future jobs in IT sector and said there was great scope for Indians in IT global job market.
The chief guest congratulated the 7-member student organizing team comprising of Rahat Khanna, Rahul Grover, Akshay Malhotra, Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Mehra, Aakiv Bhatia of DAV Public School who took the initiative to organize such a festival to create awareness about Science & Technology.
As many as 15 schools of the city participated in various seminars, competitions and discussions. About 10 students from each school with three each for three competitions including Powerpoint Presentation, Website Design Contest and Computer Quiz exhibited their talent .
Earlier in the session Mr. M.L. Singh (HOD), Dept. of Electronics Technology, Guru Nanak Dev University addressed the students about latest trends and advancements in the field of science & engineering. He explained about future advancements like electronic newspapers -as flexible screens on which news is updated daily. The students found Mr. Sunil Raina from NIIT Delhi discussion on information Technology for Career Counselling, Personality Development and latest technologies like E- Banking, Education, Insurance, Software Industry etc most interesting
The multi-faceted and holistic seminars also had experts from related fields .Mrs. Vaneeta Mahajan who is Consultant Psychologist in DAV Public School gave a seminar on career counseling and the method for analyzing about career choice besides various career opportunities available in the field of Information Technology, Non-Medical, Commerce & Medical. Ms. Shivya Seth, representative from MakeOver company drew out the positive points about personality development for developing skills for facing interviews.
Results of Competitions
- Power Point Presentation : (1) Manav Public School, (2) Spring Dale Sr. Sec. School, (3) DAV International School.
- Quiz: (1) Spring Dale Sr. Sec. School, (2) DAV International School, (3) Bhawan SL Public School.
- Web Designing: (1) Police DAV Public School, (2) Army School, (3) Spring Dale Sr. Sec. School