Students of Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College along with school students participated in ANVESHNA PROJECT COMPETITION 2021 which concluded on 15 March, 2021 virtually on Zoom platform due to Covid-19.
Anveshana Delhi NCR-2021 (Science and Engineering Fair)–is the culmination of several months’ effort and collaboration between Government School pupils and Engineering College Students in the spirit of scientific enquiry. A bridge of knowledge and mentoring has been built between college students and school students. This Program is being conducted every year from 2012 in Bangalore, from 2014 in Hyderabad, from 2016 in Delhi NCR and from 2019 in Mumbai. Anveshana is conducted by Agastya International Foundation and Synopsys India pvt ltd. Agastya is Bangalore based NGO and Synopsys is US Based IT Consulting firm, with offices in northern and southern part of India.
This year 40 Finalist has been selected out of 150 Projects received from 22 Engineering Colleges from Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and MP and then they added 2 Schools students in each team from different 32 Government Schools from all 5 states mentioned above. Due to Covid-19, this program was conducted virtually through Zoom Application. Chief Guest, Mr. Dharmendra Kumar, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs Joined the Valedictory ceremony with Agastya’s Chairman, Ramji Raghavan, Head of Operation, Mr. Sai Chandrasekhar, General Manager-Programs-TS Suresh and Lead HR-Synopsys, Shahla Sultana. Two jury, Dr. Prakash from Shiv Nadar University and Mr. Deepak Rai from NIT, Patna, joined for the evaluation process and seen all 40 Finalist Team Presentation scheduled between 9th to12th March, 2021 and helped to find out top 10 teams to be awarded.
Initially, out of 6 teams from our college, four teams were qualified for finals. However out of four, only one team qualified in final round of Anveshna 2021. Students who qualified in finals won 5th prize worth Rs. 10,000 for their project titled “Real-Time Face Mask Detector”. The project was highly admired by the audience as well as judges perhaps our students were unable to groom the school students up to the level of 1st prize winning students.
SHANKARA HACKATHON 2021
Students of Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College participated in SHANKARA HACKATHON 2021 was during 19-20 March, 2021 at Shankara Institute of Technology, Jaipur.
SHANKARA HACKATHON is a 36 hour continuous design sprint-like event in which computer programmers and others involved in software development, including graphic designers, interface designers, project managers and others often including domain experts, collaborate intensively on software projects.
The competition was organized by Shankara Group of Institutions in association with TEQIP-III and Rajasthan Technical University, Jaipur. The event was inaugurated by Shri. Kalraj Mishra, Hon’ble Governor of Rajasthan, along with the special Guest of Honour H.E. Julius Pranevicius, Ambassador of Lithuania in India, and Shri. Subhash Garg, Hon’ble Minister for Technical Education, Government of Rajasthan.
Around 130 projects were presented from different colleges all over India. Our college students presented two projects out of which the project titled “Smart Education System during Lockdown” won the First prize of Rs.25,000. Both projects were highly appreciated by the jury.
The closing ceremony was honoured by Shri. Ashwani Kumar Choubey, Hon’ble Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, and the special Guest of Honour was H.E. Dr. All Chegenl, Ambassador of Iran in India, Shri. Subhash Garg, Hon’ble Minister of Technical Education, Government of Rajasthan, Dr. D.Y. Patil, Former Governor of Tripura, Bihar and West Bengal and Founder of D.Y. Patil University, and Prof. R.A. Gupta, (Hon’ble Vice – Chancellor, RTU, Kota.
Considering the use of Plasma Therapy in treatment of Covid19 and the urgent need to connect the Covid19 patients with the Plasma donors (recovered Covid 19 individuals), AKGEC students Deepesh Kumar (CSE, IV year) and Rachit Yadav (IT, IV Year) developed an App JIVIN (https://jivin.in/) that facilitates to connect the Covid19 patient with the prospective plasma donors in real-time based on their location. The app will definitely help to overcome the existing challenge of finding a donor and thus save lives.
The team TECHNOXIANS, a project team of B.Tech students at AKGEC, bagged the first runner up position in the event Shankara Hackathon 2020 held at SIT Jaipur during 28-29 February, 2020. The 36 hour event, sponsored by TEPIQ III, was inaugurated by Hon’ble Governor of Rajasthan Shri Kalraj Mishra Ji along with various other cabinet ministers. The team TECHNOXIANS presented their innovative solution on Smart System to clear the way for ambulance and alert the hospital about the seriousness in advance. The solution was highly appreciated by the jury members.
LAAL Ten Tech
Team LAAL Ten Tech, a startup of IDEA Lab at AKGEC won the cash prize of Rs. 20,000 as a 2nd runner up in Idea Pitching Competition at Startup Conclave organized by IMS Ghaziabad-University Courses Campus and sponsored by Ghaziabad Management Association.
PARTICIPATION IN TECHSTARS STARTUP WEEKEND 2020
Software Development Centre (SDC), AKGEC, represented the College at Techstars Startup Weekend 2020 powered by Google. The event, a 54-hour event where designers, developers, marketers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams and launch startups was held from 31 January, 2020 to 02 February, 2020 at IMT Ghaziabad. The event was attended by 70+ participants wherein 24 ideas pitched. Of the ten final ideas selected, five were presented by AKGEC SDC teams.
Team of AKGEC and IMT students was awarded certification by Google, a free domain name for its members and vouchers for achieving second position in the event. The winning team presented their idea of building an integrated platform for all the NGOs, corporates and professionals – a one stop solution for anyone who wants to contribute to the society.
|AKGEC Team Members|
|Arnav Jain||B.Tech II Year IT|
|Srishti||B.Tech II Year EC|
|Muskan Agrawal||B.Tech II Year CSE|
|Sachin Prajapati||B.Tech II Year EN|
Start up Weekend
AKGEC is proud to congratulate its students Ravi Gupta (B.Tech IV Year EN) and Vaibhav Lakhmani (B.Tech III Year IT) for winning the first prize for their innovative idea ILUZIO VR in the 54 hour Techstars Startups Weekend held at Noida during 27-29 September, 2019. ILUZIO VR is based on VR based learning in schools.
Techstars Startups Weekend Event, powered by Google, is an open platform for the innovators and entrepreneurs to present their startup idea and also to explore themselves the ideas for
product development, business model canvas and validation.
CST Grant for Project ‘Smart Home Technology for Persons with Mobility Impairment’
Students of B.Tech IV year CSE successfully completed project ‘Smart Home Technology for Persons with Mobility Impairment’ under guidance of Dr. Sunita Yadav, HoD CSE. The project received a grant of Rs. 20,600 from Council of Science & Technology, DST, U.P under the UP Engineering Students’ Grant Scheme 2018-19.
Smart Home System is a fully functional system that uses WIFI module implemented using Android application. It enables user to control appliances and machines which are Raspberry Pi enabled, with just one touch thus making it easy to be used by people with mobility impairment. The focus of this application also includes to direct a security system with webcam surveillance.
Outstanding Positions in CII MAJESTIC SKILL-WILL-LEAD Competitions
|20 September, 2018||KIET||Utkarsh Dwivedi
|B.Tech III Year ME||Press Tool Design & Manufacturing||I|
|4 October, 2018||IMS Engineering College||Utkarsh Dwivedi
Ms. Tarushi Jain
|B.Tech III Year ME
B.Tech II Year ME
|Seven Tools of Quality Control||II|
|25 October, 2018||AKGEC||Utkarsh Dwivedi
|B.Tech III Year ME
B.Tech II Year ME
|Refrigeration and Air Conditioning||I|
First Prize for project LaalTen Tech in Innotech-2018, a technical project competition held at KIET Group of Institutions Ghaziabad on 01 November, 2018.
First Position in Advance Robotics Challenge at World Robot Olympiad-2018 (15-16 September, 2018)
Second position for the project Smart Agriculturist Support System (SASS) in Niyantra-2017 hosted by National Instruments.
Third Appreciation Prize for project Smart Inspection Based Sorting System in Mitsubishi Electric Cup-2018
Runner Up Gradeability Award for Design of Hybrid Vehicle in EFFICYCLE-17 event at Lovely Professional University
II and V positions for projects Clearo Air Purifier and Farmer Support System respectively in Anveshna Project Competition hosted by Agastya International Foundation in association with Synopsys
Tenth position in ROBOCON-2018
Secured I position in National Level Technical Project Exhibition and Competition SRISHTI-2018"
- 9th position for project Digitized Platform for Handling Parliament Questions in Smart India Hackathon-2017. Team Resolution Squad was sanctioned Rs. 3 lac for completion of the project
- Participation by five students in University Innovation Fellows Program of Stanford University
- AKGEC project team “Innovators" won the ‘Mitsubishi Electric Innovators Gold Cup-2017’
- First Prize in event Bigwar and second prize in event BigQuiz in Bigdatathon-17, a National Level Project Development Competition
- Award for Project Smart Krishi E-Monitoring System in Anveshna Projec Competition hosted by Agastya International Foundation in association with Synopsys
- First Prize for project DUM_E in Sanskar Project Exhibition-2017 hosted by Ganpati Institute of Technology, Ghaziabad
- Outstanding Project Award for project KUKA youBot Integration with LabVIEW for Industrial Application during Automation India Week-2015 organized by International Society of Automation
- First Prize for project Innovative Smart Dustbin VIHAAN during Niyantra-2015 hosted by National Instruments
Finalist for project Automated Guided Vehicle during Niyantra-2015 hosted by National Instruments
Fifth position for project Automatic Bottling Plant in Mitsubishi Electric Cup-2016 hosted by Mitsubishi Electric India P. Ltd.
Fourth position in Final Endurance Race, a Highway Run during EFFICARS-2016 organized by UIET Department of Punjab University
I, III and Consolation Prizes for projects Autonomous Wheel Chair for Handicaps, Let’s Geopark and Train Got Brains in Anveshna Project Competition hosted by Agastya International Foundation in association with Synopsys
First Prize for project Unmanned Train with Automatic Signalling in BITS Pilani Technical Fest
- Best Innovation Award in SUPRA-2016
- Best Design Evaluation Award in EFFICAR-2016
AKGEC NI LabVIEW Academy awarded Emerging LabVIEW Academy in North India
- Dhronacharya Award in SUPRA-2015
- ISA STUDENT CHAPTER AWARD 2015
- First Runner-Up prize in GO-KART-2015
- First position for project Real Time Industrial Pollution Management System in National Level AMTEL Embedded Design Contest-2015