Bhubaneswar: Kritansh, the annual techno-management fest of KIIT University, will commence from 14th February 2012. More than 1,000 participants from different institutes across the country are expected to participate in the three-day long techno-management fest. Students can win prize money worth Rs.10 lakh by participating in different competitions. Around 40 events in 8 sections like Joie De Vivre, Gurukul, Play, Kreative Eye, Corporate Finestra, Learn Create, Robosphere will be held. Mr. Chetan Bhagat, Renowned author & novelist and Mr. Mohan Sivananda, editor, Readers Digest would be the attraction on 15th February, while Ash King, eminent singer would be joining on 16th.
These events include Kalakriti – an extensive logo designing competition; Klick – capturing the best photograph of fest; Snap n Splash – a photography exhibition; Contraption – energy conversion; Megabuliders – bridge, towers and other structure designing; Elektrina – designing and constructing circuit based on problem statement; Blitzkreig – suggesting solution to a problem statement; Stack’Em Up – structure building by playing cards; and Innovation intensified – an exhibition and competition to provide a platform to showcase different scientific models.
The popular Robosphere segment will feature challenging events such as Robowars, Wall-I, Crack the Track, Arkitek, Robo Race, Path Finder, Aqua Bots, Destined and Insta. Bands from across the country will engage in
musical competition the grand title of Sultans of Rock. In addition,
Kritansh 2012 will have band performance by Ash King, a band of
international repute, on its concluding day.
In management segment, there are events like Bulls and Bears – a virtual
share trading game; Genesis – innovative ideas of budding entrepreneurs;
Consiglere – case studies and intensive business solutions for industrial problems; Ad Valorem – advertisement campaign; and Does Gray Matter – Technical and Biz Quiz.
Some of the other events are Quests of the Strings – an online browser
based game; Hackathon – an online multiple level Hackfest; Codiac – a C/C++ programming event; Khoj – treasure hunt; Karmayudh – a competition to test the presence of mind and Kurukshetra – a LAN-gaming contest.