Guests at the inaugural function of the festival
Guests at the inaugural function of the festival
Bhubaneswar: The mega techno-management fest of KIIT University ‘Kritansh’ commenced here today.

The event was inaugurated in the presence of Dr. A. Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS, Prof. N. L. Mitra, Chancellor, KIIT
University, Prof. A. S. Kolaskar, VC, KIIT and other dignitaries.

‘Kritansh’ encourages the spirit of innovation, said Dr. Samanta, while advising the students to devote time and energy for research and to create. The time belongs to the youth and only they can bring about a positive change in the society, Prof. Mitra told the participants.

More than 1,000 participants from different institutes of the country are participating in the three-day long festival. On its first day, they vied with one another in a string of events like Bulls and Bears, Genesis, Annual Multi-Disciplinary Business Management Game (Kronos), Contraption, Innovative Bridge Design (Megabuliders), Elektrina, Innovation Intensified, Ground Zero, Rhythmus, Innovative Mind, Kalakriti, Klick, Snap n Splash,
Quests of the Strings, Krukshetra, Khoj and Karmayudh.

Around 40 events in 8 sections like Joie De Vivre, Gurukul, Play, Kreative Eye, Corporate Finestra, Learn Create, Robosphere are scheduled to be held.

Celebrated writer Chetan Bhagat and Mr. Mohan Sivananda, Editor, Readers’ Digest will grace the occasion on February 15 and interact with the participants of this annual extravaganza.

In a major attraction bands from across the country will engage in musical competition for 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.